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College of Nursing ranks 10th among BSN programs
College of Nursing ranks 10th among BSN programs

U.S. News released inaugural ranking of BSN programs this month.

September 21, 2021
COVID-19 vaccine booster will not be available at this week's clinics
COVID-19 vaccine booster will not be available at this week's clinics

Nebraska Medicine is waiting on approval to administer COVID-19 vaccine booster doses.

September 21, 2021
LiveGreen: Sept. 22 is World Car Free Day
LiveGreen: Sept. 22 is World Car Free Day

Transportation choices can cut greenhouse gas emissions.

September 21, 2021
Nominations open for 2021 Presidential Medal of Service
Nominations open for 2021 Presidential Medal of Service

Award celebrates Nebraskans' promotion of the impact the university and higher education throughout state.

September 21, 2021
One Chart update coming Oct. 9
One Chart update coming Oct. 9

Update offers customized training information for all users.

September 21, 2021
Recent Information Technology survey will guide improvements
Recent Information Technology survey will guide improvements

Overall, colleagues, faculty and staff are pleased, but IT is using feedback to make services better.

September 21, 2021
Chancellor Gold to be honored at Ignite Awards
Chancellor Gold to be honored at Ignite Awards

Jeffrey P. Gold, MD, will be honored by The Wellbeing Partners with a Lifetime Achievement Award for leadership.

September 20, 2021
CityMatCH's Ehule recognized as a leader in public health
CityMatCH's Ehule recognized as a leader in public health

The de Beaumont Foundation lists Jessica Ehule as one of '40 Under 40' in Public Health.

September 20, 2021
New faculty spotlight: Suyong Choi, PhD
New faculty spotlight: Suyong Choi, PhD

Dr. Choi is an assistant professor in the Eppley Institute.

September 20, 2021
Panel explores support for women in health care
Panel explores support for women in health care

UNMC leaders lead virtual panel discussion at 'Give Her a Reason to Stay in Healthcare' event.

September 20, 2021
Chancellor's forum set for Sept. 23
Chancellor's forum set for Sept. 23

Jeffrey P. Gold, MD, will be joined by Jane Meza, PhD, interim executive director for health security.

September 17, 2021
Dr. Reid's journey from Jamaica to Nebraska
Dr. Reid's journey from Jamaica to Nebraska

St. Patrick Reid, PhD, fell in love with science at an early age.

September 17, 2021
Recognizing Constitution Day
Recognizing Constitution Day

In recognition, the university shares information about the U.S. Constitution.

September 17, 2021
Study explores potential long-acting HIV, Hep-B treatment
Study explores potential long-acting HIV, Hep-B treatment

Benson Edagwa, PhD, and team publish study in Nature Communications.

September 17, 2021
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

Food trucks scheduled for campus, High School Alliance recognized, and other news and notes from the UNMC community.

September 17, 2021
Brain health of youth football players focus of Science Cafe
Brain health of youth football players focus of Science Cafe

Speaker is founder of The First Down Project, a decade long study that focuses on brain health in youth football players.

September 16, 2021
College of Pharmacy holding flu clinics
College of Pharmacy holding flu clinics

Operation Immunization project offers walk-in immunization opportunities.

September 16, 2021
Douglas County health director tours UNMC
Douglas County health director tours UNMC

Lindsay Huse, DNP, visited the Omaha campus with county epidemiologist Anne O'Keefe, MD.

September 16, 2021
New faculty spotlight: Kai Yang, MD
New faculty spotlight: Kai Yang, MD

Dr. Yang is an assistant professor in the UNMC Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

September 16, 2021
New Health Design Thinking Program established
New Health Design Thinking Program established

Jennifer Kallio, DDS, T.J. Welniak, MD, Katherine Bravo, PhD, and Amy Pick, PharmD, to lead new effort.

September 16, 2021
Steps to embrace belonging through community
Steps to embrace belonging through community

Teams stronger, more inclusive when taking time to know your colleagues.

September 16, 2021
Dr. Boyers inducted into national simulation Hall of Fame
Dr. Boyers inducted into national simulation Hall of Fame

Pamela Boyers, PhD, was honored Tuesday at induction ceremony.

September 15, 2021
Sen. Eliot Bostar tours UNMC
Sen. Eliot Bostar tours UNMC

Sen. Bostar met with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, MD, and members of the UNMC College of Public Health during his visit.

September 15, 2021
Special Olympics Nebraska honors HSEC students
Special Olympics Nebraska honors HSEC students

Award recognizes those who make significant contributions to equal access to health, fitness and wellness for people with intellectual disabilities.

September 15, 2021
Changes announced for surgery patients who are vaccinated
Changes announced for surgery patients who are vaccinated

Effective Sept. 22, Nebraska Medicine perform COVID-19 tests on vaccinated patients who require moderate or deep levels of sedation/anesthesia.

September 14, 2021
Flu, COVID-19 vaccination clinics begin Sept. 23
Flu, COVID-19 vaccination clinics begin Sept. 23

Both vaccinations will be given at Nebraska Medical Center; colleagues need to sign up for an appointment to receive vaccination.

September 14, 2021
New faculty spotlight: Lindsay Helget, MD
New faculty spotlight: Lindsay Helget, MD

Dr. Helget is an assistant professor in the UNMC Division of Rheumatology.

September 14, 2021
Renewal is largest research grant in UNMC history
Renewal is largest research grant in UNMC history

The Great Plains Institutional Development Award program for Clinical and Translational Research received the five-year, $20.3 million award.

September 14, 2021
Ronald Krueger, MD, receives Rizal Medal in ophthalmology
Ronald Krueger, MD, receives Rizal Medal in ophthalmology

Dr. Krueger delivered the Jose Rizal International Medal Lecture for the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology on Saturday.

September 14, 2021
Chosen name, pronouns, gender identity updates may be made
Chosen name, pronouns, gender identity updates may be made

University has launched its Chosen Name and Gender Policy.

September 13, 2021
Dr. Strong named assistant vice chancellor of inclusion
Dr. Strong named assistant vice chancellor of inclusion

Sheritta Strong, MD, has served as director of inclusion since July 2020.

September 13, 2021
Feedback wanted on food, dining at Nebraska Medical Center
Feedback wanted on food, dining at Nebraska Medical Center

Med center community asked to share opinions in quick, three-minute survey.

September 13, 2021
New faculty spotlight: Andreea Newtson, MD
New faculty spotlight: Andreea Newtson, MD

Dr. Newtson is an assistant professor in the UNMC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

September 13, 2021
Sasha Shillcutt, MD, to speak as part of library series
Sasha Shillcutt, MD, to speak as part of library series

Dr. Shillcutt will discuss her book, 'Between Grit and Grace: How to be Feminine and Formidable.'

September 13, 2021
Two-factor authorization will be required as of Dec. 1
Two-factor authorization will be required as of Dec. 1

UNMC students, faculty and staff must configure an NU TrueYou DUO two-factor authentication account.

September 13, 2021
Display at med center illustrates impact of suicide
Display at med center illustrates impact of suicide

Hundreds of empty shoes represent Nebraska's suicide victims.

September 10, 2021
State Sen. John Cavanaugh tours UNMC
State Sen. John Cavanaugh tours UNMC

Sen. Cavanaugh met with UNMC leaders during visit to campus.

September 10, 2021
UNMC COVID vaccine requirement reminders
UNMC COVID vaccine requirement reminders

Vaccination status deadlines quickly approaching.

September 10, 2021
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

McGoogan Library's outreach efforts, and other news and notes from UNMC.

September 10, 2021
UNMC History: Remembering 9/11
UNMC History: Remembering 9/11

Twenty years ago, on Sept. 11, 2001, life changed across the nation.

September 10, 2021
Virtual event Sept. 14 to support women in health care
Virtual event Sept. 14 to support women in health care

Panel will discuss institutional support for retention of women health care workers during the pandemic.

September 10, 2021
Women's Health & Wellness Conference set for Oct. 8
Women's Health & Wellness Conference set for Oct. 8

Annual event free to the public via Zoom.

September 10, 2021
Immersive Spanish course adapts for COVID-19
Immersive Spanish course adapts for COVID-19

College of Medicine DEI teams with the Office of Global Engagement to continue the course despite travel bans.

September 09, 2021
LiveGreen: Back-to-school BBQ limits waste
LiveGreen: Back-to-school BBQ limits waste

Seventy-one percent of waste at the event was diverted from the landfill.

September 09, 2021
Microsoft cloud storage training set for Sept. 14
Microsoft cloud storage training set for Sept. 14

Registration now is open for online session.

September 09, 2021
New faculty spotlight: Sarah Malik, MBBS
New faculty spotlight: Sarah Malik, MBBS

Dr. Malik is an assistant professor in the UNMC Department of Internal Medicine and a gastroenterologist at Nebraska Medicine.

September 09, 2021
UNMC enrollment sets record for 21st straight year
UNMC enrollment sets record for 21st straight year

This year's enrollment of 4,387 students is 3.5% higher than last year's record.

September 09, 2021
Exhibit showcases comic art dealing with pandemic
Exhibit showcases comic art dealing with pandemic

Comic books were created to help youth comics understand COVID-19.

September 08, 2021
Higher Learning Commission review a success
Higher Learning Commission review a success

Chancellor: "Accreditation process is critical to the success of UNMC."

September 08, 2021
Microsoft 365 training set for today
Microsoft 365 training set for today

Training will discuss navigating Outlook, customizing the user experience and key features to help increase productivity.

September 08, 2021
New faculty spotlight: Anthony Murante, MD
New faculty spotlight: Anthony Murante, MD

Dr. Murante is an assistant professor in the UNMC Department of Surgery.

September 08, 2021
Services set for UNMC's Dean Antonson, MD
Services set for UNMC's Dean Antonson, MD

Visitation and a vigil service will be held this evening for one of the architects of the medical center's pediatric transplant program.

September 08, 2021
Inclusive Excellence sessions continue Sept. 9
Inclusive Excellence sessions continue Sept. 9

E'Ula Kenye Green, social worker and volunteer, will discuss diversity and inclusion at the event.

September 07, 2021
IT to pilot consultation program this fall
IT to pilot consultation program this fall

Program is a trial to determine if new format is useful in addressing IT concerns.

September 07, 2021
Sen. McKinney tours UNMC
Sen. McKinney tours UNMC

Senator met with university leaders during his visit.

September 07, 2021
Study: Severity of rheumatoid arthritis may affect driving
Study: Severity of rheumatoid arthritis may affect driving

UNMC investigation was funded by the Rheumatology Research Foundation.

September 07, 2021
Northeast Community College leaders tour UNMC
Northeast Community College leaders tour UNMC

Leah Barrett, EdD, president of Northeast Community College in Norfolk, met UNMC leaders during campus visit.

September 03, 2021
Under the Microscope: Handling stress
Under the Microscope: Handling stress

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, MD, talks with Steve Wengel, MD, assistant vice chancellor for campus wellness, on coping strategies to prevent burnout.

September 03, 2021
UNMC campus safety highlights
UNMC campus safety highlights

UNMC's campus safety guidelines continue to evolve to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 03, 2021
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

The Wigton Heritage Center is now open for tours, and other news and notes from the UNMC community.

September 03, 2021
Families hear about COVID-19 from med center leaders, experts
Families hear about COVID-19 from med center leaders, experts

Forum discussed current state of COVID-19 in the community and the country.

September 02, 2021
Registration open for UNMC fall intramurals
Registration open for UNMC fall intramurals

Soccer, pickleball among fall offerings.

September 02, 2021
Rep. Lauren Underwood to deliver ninth Cramer Lecture
Rep. Lauren Underwood to deliver ninth Cramer Lecture

Rep. Underwood will discuss maternal morbidity and mortality in communities of color.

September 02, 2021
Sharing the Green golf tournament returns
Sharing the Green golf tournament returns

The event is set for Sept. 24.

September 02, 2021
Study explores post-surgery pain management
Study explores post-surgery pain management

Five-year, $2 million study examines strategies by physicians.

September 02, 2021
State Sen. Jen Day tours UNMC
State Sen. Jen Day tours UNMC

Sen. Day calls UNMC 'invaluable' for Nebraska.

September 01, 2021
Study identifies gender factors, barriers in cardiology field
Study identifies gender factors, barriers in cardiology field

Findings appear in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

September 01, 2021
Tropical diseases course now open for registration
Tropical diseases course now open for registration

Presentations are aimed at tropical medicine and global health professionals.

September 01, 2021