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Dr. Potter receives national award
Dr. Potter receives national award

American Geriatrics Society honors Jane Potter, M.D., for her work in geriatrics education.

May 22, 2018
LiveGreen: Emerald ash borer reminder
LiveGreen: Emerald ash borer reminder

Just because it hasn't been in the news lately doesn't mean you shouldn't stay vigilant.

May 22, 2018
MMI reaches out to schools with national speaker
MMI reaches out to schools with national speaker

Laurie Ray, Ph.D., nationally known expert in school-based physical therapy practice, headlined outreach event.

May 22, 2018
UNMC part of international effort to combat lethal sepsis
UNMC part of international effort to combat lethal sepsis

Study results appear in May issue of prestigious medical journal.

May 22, 2018
Chancellor gives updates on budget, university benefits
Chancellor gives updates on budget, university benefits

Dr. Gold discusses health benefits, budgets and Blueprint Nebraska.

May 21, 2018
Drs. Cowan, Freifeld honored for support of medical research
Drs. Cowan, Freifeld honored for support of medical research

Ken Cowan, M.D., Ph.D., and Alison Freifeld, M.D. receive Lifesaver Award from the Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures.

May 21, 2018
Legislative candidate Arch tours UNMC
Legislative candidate Arch tours UNMC

Arch is a candidate for District 14.

May 21, 2018
Omaha Gives! set for  Wednesday
Omaha Gives! set for Wednesday

SHARING Clinics among non-profits accepting donations.

May 21, 2018
Osteoporosis clinic partners with orthopaedics
Osteoporosis clinic partners with orthopaedics

Dr. Graeff-Armas led an effort to create an osteoporosis clinic inside the Orthpaedics Clinic at the Lauritzen Outpatient Center.

May 21, 2018
Popular Owl Ride event returns on Aug. 4
Popular Owl Ride event returns on Aug. 4

Nighttime bike ride raises funds to assist adults with developmental disabilities.

May 21, 2018
Angela Brennan, M.D., honored with Koefoot Award
Angela Brennan, M.D., honored with Koefoot Award

Dr. Brennan lauded as outstanding preceptor in rural family medicine.

May 18, 2018
Chancellor Gold to hold town hall meeting today
Chancellor Gold to hold town hall meeting today

Dr. Gold will speak on a variety of campus issues.

May 18, 2018
Community partners' lunch and membership fair on June 1
Community partners' lunch and membership fair on June 1

Food samples, membership information will be offered at event.

May 18, 2018
NU releases global engagement report
NU releases global engagement report

Report summarizes successes across the campuses in bringing the world to Nebraska and vice versa.

May 18, 2018
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

CS-CASH members conduct agriculture safety training, and other news and notes from the UNMC community.

May 18, 2018
VA Research Week poster session to be held today
VA Research Week poster session to be held today

Event will be held from 1-3 p.m. in the Durham Research Center Atrium.

May 18, 2018
Faculty members: Work-life balance is key
Faculty members: Work-life balance is key

UNMC faculty offered perspectives at UNMC Graduate Studies event.

May 17, 2018
Joslyn to host free member's opening event
Joslyn to host free member's opening event

Reservations are required for June 1 event.

May 17, 2018
Lookin' at U - Karen Burbach
Lookin' at U - Karen Burbach

Public relations senior associate director oversees communications and creative services.

May 17, 2018
Music as Medicine concludes season today
Music as Medicine concludes season today

The Omaha Chamber Music Society's Cass Quartet will perform.

May 17, 2018
Retirement tea for Rob Baum set for Monday
Retirement tea for Rob Baum set for Monday

Colleague calls Baum "one of the Diabetes Center's most popular providers."

May 17, 2018
Dr. Mott receives Maurer Scientific Achievement Award
Dr. Mott receives Maurer Scientific Achievement Award

Justin Mott, M.D., Ph.D., leads a team that studies cholangiocarcinoma, a cancer of the bile ducts.

May 16, 2018
First Responders Foundation Board tours UNMC
First Responders Foundation Board tours UNMC

The group supports first responders in the Omaha community.

May 16, 2018
Free painting classes offered
Free painting classes offered

Registration required for four-week class in June.

May 16, 2018
NIH deputy director Michael Lauer, M.D., to speak at UNMC
NIH deputy director Michael Lauer, M.D., to speak at UNMC

Dr. Lauer is keynote speaker at UNMC College of Medicine Research Retreat on June 1. Registration is now open.

May 16, 2018
University's health, dental insurance providers to change in 2019
University's health, dental insurance providers to change in 2019

UMR, a United Healthcare company, will become the University of Nebraska's health insurance carrier.

May 16, 2018
UNO parking 101 for UNMC permit holders
UNO parking 101 for UNMC permit holders

UNMC-issued permits are honored in designated UNO lots.

May 16, 2018
Applications open for Interprofessional Academy of Educators
Applications open for Interprofessional Academy of Educators

IAE is seeking educators with a passion for furthering UNMC's educational mission.

May 15, 2018
LiveGreen: A great time for TravelSmart
LiveGreen: A great time for TravelSmart

Do you know the facts about TravelSmart? Answers are provided here.

May 15, 2018
New faculty spotlight: Erin Torell
New faculty spotlight: Erin Torell

Torell joins the McGoogan Library as an assistant professor and as the rare books and exhibits librarian.

May 15, 2018
Recruit, support UNMC colleagues in 2018 NE150 Challenge
Recruit, support UNMC colleagues in 2018 NE150 Challenge

UNMC is continuing to participate in popular fitness challenge.

May 15, 2018
Students' rural rotations explore mental health resources
Students' rural rotations explore mental health resources

Students examined public health-oriented solutions to address mental health needs in rural Nebraska.

May 15, 2018
UNMC strengthens its relationship with China
UNMC strengthens its relationship with China

Agreements open new educational, research and clinical opportunities for UNMC.

May 15, 2018
Dr. Fu featured in Yahoo Finance U.S.-China forum
Dr. Fu featured in Yahoo Finance U.S.-China forum

Kai Fu, M.D., Ph.D., was one of five speakers featured at the U.S.-China Investor Forum on May 4.

May 14, 2018
EngAge Wellness to host program overview May 18
EngAge Wellness to host program overview May 18

Reservations are required to attend event.

May 14, 2018
President Bounds, state leaders unveil Blueprint Nebraska
President Bounds, state leaders unveil Blueprint Nebraska

Development initiative will invigorate Nebraska's economy, workforce.

May 14, 2018
Under the microscope: Internationalization Lab at UNO, UNMC
Under the microscope: Internationalization Lab at UNO, UNMC

Dr. Gold talks with Jody Neathery-Castro, Ph.D., and Jane Meza, Ph.D., about the Internationalization Lab.

May 14, 2018
VR Innovation Academy application deadline is May 18
VR Innovation Academy application deadline is May 18

Prospective applicants invited to attend open house scheduled for Tuesday.

May 14, 2018
Wellness fair marks Women's Health Week
Wellness fair marks Women's Health Week

The Olson Center for Women's Health is hosting today's event.

May 14, 2018
Applications open for 2018 Tech Transfer Boot Camp
Applications open for 2018 Tech Transfer Boot Camp

Camp for scientists and students is scheduled for Aug 6-10.

May 11, 2018
Chancellor Gold to hold town hall meeting on May 18
Chancellor Gold to hold town hall meeting on May 18

Dr. Gold will speak on a variety of campus issues.

May 11, 2018
Music as Medicine concludes season May 17
Music as Medicine concludes season May 17

The Cass Quartet to perform.

May 11, 2018
Nebraska Medical Center makes '100 Great Hospitals' list
Nebraska Medical Center makes '100 Great Hospitals' list

Becker's Hospital Review includes Nebraska Medicine-Nebraska Medical Center in compilation of some of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused health care facilities in the nation.

May 11, 2018
New York firm licenses Easi-CRISPR technology
New York firm licenses Easi-CRISPR technology

Taconic Biosciences is a global leader in providing genetically engineered mouse model and service solutions.

May 11, 2018
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

Dr. Langenfeld honored, intercampus golf tournament, VA Research Week poster session set, and other news and notes from the UNMC community.

May 11, 2018
Baker named Nebraska Dental Hygienist of the Year
Baker named Nebraska Dental Hygienist of the Year

Nebraska Dental Hygiene Association recognizes College of Dentistry clinical instructor.

May 10, 2018
Garden Walk marks 50th year in June
Garden Walk marks 50th year in June

Tickets now on sale for June 10 event.

May 10, 2018
Research event lets undergrads, grad students network
Research event lets undergrads, grad students network

Thirty-eight undergraduates attended the event from eight college campuses across Nebraska.

May 10, 2018
Spring into fitness at CFHL
Spring into fitness at CFHL

Center for Healthy Living offers memberships, day passes.

May 10, 2018
New lactation room gets decoration
New lactation room gets decoration

Luikart Society's donation provides new artwork for room.

May 09, 2018
Pediatric Research Forum set for Thursday, Friday
Pediatric Research Forum set for Thursday, Friday

Presentations to be followed by poster session, pediatric teaching awards.

May 09, 2018
Regents tour UNMC
Regents tour UNMC

Regents Bob Whitehouse, Jim Pillen, Hal Daub, Bob Phares and Paul Kenney met with campus leaders.

May 09, 2018
UNMC, UNO students team for outreach to youth
UNMC, UNO students team for outreach to youth

Group travels to South Sioux City to teach teens about cancer biology.

May 09, 2018
Anesthesiology names two to newly endowed professorships
Anesthesiology names two to newly endowed professorships

Steven Lisco, M.D., is named the Myrna Newland, M.D., Endowed Professor of Anesthesiology, and Cathleen Peterson-Layne, M.D., Ph.D., is named the Dr. Gail Walling Yanney Endowed Professor of Anesthesiology.

May 08, 2018
Dr. Gold to host Service Award Dinner
Dr. Gold to host Service Award Dinner

Invitations have gone out to employees with lengths of service in five-year increments to attend event.

May 08, 2018
LiveGreen: Get out and play
LiveGreen: Get out and play

Many outdoor entertainment options available as summer nears.

May 08, 2018
Minimally invasive heart surgery topic of Science Cafe
Minimally invasive heart surgery topic of Science Cafe

Andrew Goldsweig, M.D., will be the featured speaker.

May 08, 2018
NU partners with Los Alamos National Laboratory
NU partners with Los Alamos National Laboratory

Project could lead to Nebraska creating educational niche in biodefense training.

May 08, 2018
Speaker highlights early 17th century America
Speaker highlights early 17th century America

Lorri Glover, Ph.D., from St. Louis University, will speak on "The Shipwreck that Saved Jamestown" today.

May 08, 2018
Chihuly Sanctuary to close until June 4
Chihuly Sanctuary to close until June 4

New art, lighting to be installed.

May 07, 2018
Dr. Fayad to speak at Olson Center Brown Bag
Dr. Fayad to speak at Olson Center Brown Bag

Pierre Fayad, M.D., will discuss "Preventing and Treating Stroke in Women: Why, When, and How?"

May 07, 2018
In-depth retirement planning seminar set for May 18
In-depth retirement planning seminar set for May 18

Registration is required for all-day event.

May 07, 2018
Lois Nora, M.D., J.D., receives honorary doctorate
Lois Nora, M.D., J.D., receives honorary doctorate

Dr. Nora is a national leader in health education, patient safety.

May 07, 2018
UNMC researchers aim to improve hernia mesh
UNMC researchers aim to improve hernia mesh

Duo is developing a mesh that will be more friendly to living tissue.

May 07, 2018
Yanneys honored during May 5 commencement in Omaha
Yanneys honored during May 5 commencement in Omaha

Mike Yanney and Gail Walling Yanney, M.D., receive J.G. Elliott Award.

May 07, 2018
Dentistry Professionals Day promotes research, academics
Dentistry Professionals Day promotes research, academics

Daniel Shipp, Ed.D., vice chancellor for student success at both UNO and UNMC, spoke at event.

May 04, 2018
'Escape room' gives prospective students insight into nursing
'Escape room' gives prospective students insight into nursing

"Escape to Nursing" is a new student recruitment strategy aimed at high school and college students.

May 04, 2018
Latest degree is culmination of long journey for student
Latest degree is culmination of long journey for student

Former athlete Ralph Abalo has carved a large niche in the health care field.

May 04, 2018
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

Joe Pecha retires after 51 years, and other news and notes from the UNMC community.

May 04, 2018
BHECN announces annual award recipients
BHECN announces annual award recipients

Awards honor mentors and advocates for greater access, awareness, and information about behavioral health careers in Nebraska.

May 03, 2018
Blackboard will be retired on July 1
Blackboard will be retired on July 1

Canvas (by Instructure) now is the primary campus learning management system.

May 03, 2018
Emerging Professional Program offers activities
Emerging Professional Program offers activities

Two speaking events, cornhole tournament on tap.

May 03, 2018
Gold Humanism Honor Society inducts new class
Gold Humanism Honor Society inducts new class

Nineteen third-year medical students, six residents and five members of the faculty were recognized.

May 03, 2018
College of Medicine research retreat set for June 1
College of Medicine research retreat set for June 1

Event will strengthen collaborations between departments for translational and interdisciplinary research.

May 02, 2018
Playhouse offers tickets to 'Shakespeare in Love'
Playhouse offers tickets to 'Shakespeare in Love'

Free tickets are available to Friday, Saturday performances.

May 02, 2018
Small fire quickly extinguished on campus
Small fire quickly extinguished on campus

Rising smoke seen on campus Tuesday afternoon.

May 02, 2018
Spotty cell service based on phone provider
Spotty cell service based on phone provider

Communication continues with wireless companies to improve phone reception on UNMC Omaha campus.

May 02, 2018
UNMC, Nebraska Medicine show caring side
UNMC, Nebraska Medicine show caring side

UNMC Student Senate, Nebraska Medicine's Emerging Professionals Group took part in a day of service.

May 02, 2018
C-store summer hours begin next week
C-store summer hours begin next week

Lunch vendors will continue to serve at Sorrell Center throughout summer.

May 01, 2018
Dr. Fayad chairs session exploring major changes in acute stroke management
Dr. Fayad chairs session exploring major changes in acute stroke management

Pierre Fayad, M.D., organized the session at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting.

May 01, 2018
LiveGreen: Tree Campus USA Award
LiveGreen: Tree Campus USA Award

Medical center achieves Tree Campus USA designation for fifth straight year.

May 01, 2018
Pilot study funding now available through CENTRIC
Pilot study funding now available through CENTRIC

Letters of intent due July 16; grants of up to $50,000 are available.

May 01, 2018
Retirement tea set for Claire Seybold
Retirement tea set for Claire Seybold

Campus is invited to Friday's farewell event.

May 01, 2018
Study: Rheumatoid arthritis may increase heart disease
Study: Rheumatoid arthritis may increase heart disease

UNMC research findings published in prestigious British Medical Journal.

May 01, 2018