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UNMC enrollment sets record for 18th straight year

The College of Dentistry's total student enrollment is 280, including 36 post-graduate students. [read more]


College of Dentistry Museum 2018 Dental Museum Open House

Event ran Aug. 29 through Sept. 8 at UNMC College of Dentistry in Lincoln. [read more]


Jillian Wallen 2018 Dentistry's Dr. Wallen shares expertise on CNN

Dr. Wallen's CNN segment on dental trauma was viewed in more than 166 markets across the country. [read more]


iEXCEL Tour 2018

Dentistry faculty and staff tour iEXCEL, cancer center

Administrators, faculty and staff's traveled to Omaha to see educational technology available at UNMC. [read more]


Jennifer Larsen

UNMC's $135 million in research funding sets record, again

College of Dentistry sees 32.2 percent increase in research funding during fiscal year 2018. [read more]


Wallen-Leadership Omaha Dentistry's Dr. Wallen graduates from Leadership Omaha class

Jillian Wallen, B.D.S., M.S., is one of 49 members to graduate from this year's class of Leadership Omaha. [read more]


dental-unmc-2018 Medicine, dentistry shift to pass/fail for some courses

The UNMC College of Dentistry is now grading some courses as pass/fail, following a national grading trend. [read more]


Panhandle Dental Day 2018 Dentistry heads west for Panhandle Dental Day

More than 70 UNMC College of Dentistry students, residents, faculty and staff traveled to Western Nebraska. [read more]


  UNMC announces dean's list for spring 2018 semester

Fifteen dental students and four dental hygiene students were named to the spring 2018 dean's list. [read more]


Xiaoxi 'Sophie' Cui 2018 First China Scholarship Council student graduates

Xiaoxi (Sophie) Cui is a member of the dental class of 2018 and graduated May 3 with high distinction. [read more]


Nicole Baker Award 2018 Baker named Nebraska Dental Hygienist of the Year

Nebraska Dental Hygiene Association recognizes Baker, College of Dentistry West Division Dental Hygiene Program clinical instructor. [read more]


Professionals Day 2018

Professionals Day promotes research, academics

Daniel Shipp, Ed.D., vice chancellor for student success at both UNO and UNMC, spoke at the event. [read more]


Commencement 2018

Class of 2018 dentistry graduates

UNMC College of Dentistry spring commencement ceremonies took place May 3. [read more]


Leadership Coaching 2018 Coaching the focus of leadership retreats

More than 100 UNMC leaders received training and development in coaching. [read more]


E-Learning Showcase 2018 E-learning innovations honored at event

E-modules showcase UNMC faculty and student collaborations advancing e-learning. [read more]


Sharing Clinic 2018

SHARING Clinic provides free dental care

College delivered about $20,000 in free services to patients from Lincoln, Omaha and surrounding areas. [read more]


reinhardtR_2013 Dr. Reinhardt shares UNMC memories

Several dentistry faculty members celebrated service milestones of 40, 30, 20, 10 or five years this year. Dr. Richard Reinhardt shares his favorite UNMC memories. [read more]


bavitz-2013 Dr. Bavitz shares UNMC memories

Several dentistry faculty members celebrated service milestones of 40, 30, 20, 10 or five years this year. Dr. J. Bruce Bavitz shares his favorite UNMC memories. [read more]


Student Military Scholarships

Military scholarships offer students a chance to serve

Dental student latest at UNMC to receive Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship. [read more]


  UNMC for the record

Nursing, dentistry students volunteer for World Oral Health Day. [read more]


City Mission volunteer

UNMC's impact: Students provide dental care

At the People's City Mission Medical Clinic in west Lincoln, College of Dentistry students offer services. [read more]


West Division Impact

UNMC's impact: Western Division Dental Hygiene Program

More than 80 percent of the program's recent graduates have remained in rural communities to start their career. [read more]


Jay Hansen, D.D.S.

New faculty spotlight: Jay Hansen, D.D.S.

Dr. Hansen is the new co-director of the General Practice Residency Program, located at the Durham Outpatient Center in Omaha. [read more]


  Dental students shine in regional clinical exam

A record 100 percent of senior dental students at the UNMC College of Dentistry passed the patient-based clinical portions of the CRDTS examination on their first attempt. [read more]


ASDA Simulation Clinic

Dental simulation clinic open to high school, college students

ASDA will hold its annual simulation clinic on April 7 at the UNMC College of Dentistry in Lincoln. [read more]


Dr. Berkheim

Dental alum named director of University Dental Associates

UNMC graduate David G. Berkheim, D.D.S, returns to guide college's private faculty dental practice. [read more]


Dental Day 2018

UNMC's impact: Children's Dental Day delivers

Volunteers serve 134 Nebraska children. [read more]


Yun Saksena, D.M.D.

Dr. Saksena named an ELAM outstanding alumna

Faculty member highlighted as an "Alumnae Success Stories" at the 2018 ELAM Professional Development Program. [read more]


Dental Day Preview 2018

Dentistry to hold Children's Dental Day

On Friday, Feb. 2, approximately 175 Nebraska children will receive free dental care. [read more]


Yun Saksena, D.M.D.

New faculty spotlight: Yun Saksena, D.M.D.

Dr. Saksena is the new associate dean for education in the UNMC College of Dentistry. [read more]


SHPEP 2017

Applications now open for Summer Health Professions Education Program

Program provides learning opportunities for students interested in careers in dentistry, other health professions. [read more]


Peterson siblings

Sacrifice, hard work, family key to success

Three Peterson siblings take different health profession paths, but all lead through UNMC. [read more]


Steven Haas

Dentistry welcomes associate dean for clinical affairs

Steven Haas, D.M.D., J.D., joined the UNMC College of Dentistry's leadership team as the new associate dean for clinical affairs. [read more]