UNMC's Munroe-Meyer Institute will hold a virtual ribbon-cutting today for its new home near the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Scott Campus.
The UNMC and MMI community can watch the ceremony online beginning at 1:30 p.m. CT. The ceremony will be streamed on the MMI webpage via www.unmc.edu. An American Sign Language interpreter will be on hand.
Speakers will include Special Olympics International Board Chair Tim Shriver, PhD; noted disability advocates John Schneider, general manager of the Seattle Seahawks, and his wife, Traci; Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert; University of Nebraska Regent Paul Kenney; University of Nebraska President Ted Carter; UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, MD; and MMI Director Karoly Mirnics, MD, PhD.
The virtual event also will feature a video showcasing the new MMI building and its many features, services and programs.
The event will be recorded, and the recording will be accessible on the MMI website shortly after the event.