University of Nebraska Medical Center


Faculty Commons was designed with faculty needs in mind.

It is a single location where educators of diverse professions can find common ground, consult with experts to hone teaching skills, check out a teaching reference, embrace new technologies and collaborate on research projects — or just share a cup of coffee with colleagues. If you have any questions about the features in Faculty Commons, please email Faculty Affairs.

Features Housed in Faculty Commons

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Consultation services

Campus experts are here to provide you with guidance on teaching skills and strategies, educational research and scholarship, mentoring, promotion and tenure, technology usage and more.

See topics we consult on

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“Living room” area

Come for coffee; stay for conversations! Open 24/7, the area includes a rotating teaching library, kitchenette space and lounge — perfect to enjoy a cup of coffee with colleagues, make new professional connections, share teaching ideas or recharge in a quiet space away from your normal work area.

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Dedicated mini offices

Faculty hoteling suites provide confidential spaces for you to consult with our experts or work in a quiet area free from distractions. The rooms included are WHM 6055, WHM 6056, WHM 6057, WHM 6058, WHM 6059, WHM 6060.

Reserve a hoteling suite

Conference room featuring table, chairs, and large monitor

Conference room

Use the adjacent conference room (WHM 6051) for discussions, strategizing and collaborations with colleagues.

Reserve the conference room

Close-By Features

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E-Learning Lab

Access on-site equipment and an audio recording booth for multimedia development; equipment for check-out is also available. The lab is staffed by an experienced e-learning team who can consult with faculty regarding e-module development and instructional design.

See E-Learning Lab features

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Down the hallway from the E-Learning Lab is the EZStudio, a simplified video recording setup that allows users to create polished videos with a click of a button.

Learn about recording in the EZStudio

Practice classroom including podium and learner desks

Practice classroom

A classroom close to Faculty Commons is available for you to meet with our experts to test out or practice new classroom technology and techniques.