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Welcome to the Michael F. Sorrell Center for Health Science Education, one of the most advanced medical education buildings in the country and home to UNMC's College of Medicine.
The technologically sophisticated building -- features clinical skills laboratories that resemble hospital and exam rooms, large amphitheaters with theater-sized screens, flexible space that can be tailored to teaching needs and interactive study rooms, amidst dozens of private study spaces.
The goal for the building was to:
Community philanthropists and UNMC alumni supported the vision and turned a $52.7 million dream into reality. Nestled in a steep hillside, the Sorrell Center accents UNMC's strategic goal of organizing the Omaha campus into academic, clinical and research areas.
The 134,183-square-foot center anchors the academic section of the campus, which is defined by a concentration of educational buildings, the Student Life Center and student apartments to the east. The academic buildings will be connected by the new student plaza, as well as additional green space and pedestrian pathways.
The Sorrell Center is LEED certified (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design).
If you weren't able to attend our Sorrell Center dedication, watch the video!
Grand Opening Video
Thursday, June 26
Learn more about the
Sorrell Center Video
Meet the people who made the Sorrell Center possible
View video from the Sorrell Center ribbon cutting ceremony, public and student open house
Take a look inside the new Sorrell Center!