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Cattlemen's Ball adds country singer Rodney Atkins
Cattlemen's Ball adds country singer Rodney Atkins

Annual event, which supports cancer research at UNMC and elsewhere in Nebraska, is set for June 2 and 3.

April 28, 2017
Speaker to discuss a culture of safety and respect
Speaker to discuss a culture of safety and respect

Gerald Hickson, M.D., of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, has researched why families choose to file lawsuits.

April 28, 2017
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

April 28, 2017
UNMC RN to BSN program ranked 13th in country
UNMC RN to BSN program ranked 13th in country

Rankings were released by TheBestSchools.org.

April 28, 2017
UNMC's Chancellor Gold also to lead UNO
UNMC's Chancellor Gold also to lead UNO

UNO chancellor search paused; UNMC's Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., to lead both Omaha campuses for University of Nebraska.

April 28, 2017
Interprofessional Academy of Educators seeks applicants
Interprofessional Academy of Educators seeks applicants

The application period will run through June 30.

April 27, 2017
Lookin' at U: Shaunna Briles
Lookin' at U: Shaunna Briles

iEXCEL staffer sees excellence in team's ongoing efforts.

April 27, 2017
Retirement counseling available in May
Retirement counseling available in May

Individual counseling sessions are available by appointment.

April 27, 2017
Science Festival activities continue this week
Science Festival activities continue this week

Sustainability Expo, "Inside Out" movie are part of today's festival events.

April 27, 2017
Students, faculty showcase 'Innovations in Education'
Students, faculty showcase 'Innovations in Education'

E-Learning Showcase highlights student-led projects and faculty curricular redesigns.

April 27, 2017
Advances in eye surgery topic of Science Cafe
Advances in eye surgery topic of Science Cafe

Ophthalmologist Donny Suh, M.D., will speak on May 2.

April 26, 2017
New faculty spotlight: Michael Punsoni, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Michael Punsoni, M.D.

Dr. Punsoni's research interests include neurodegenerative disease and brain tumors.

April 26, 2017
Protecting the well-being of health professionals
Protecting the well-being of health professionals

Breakthrough Thinking Conference challenged attendees to create a culture of wellness.

April 26, 2017
UNMC community invited to Heart Walk
UNMC community invited to Heart Walk

Registration tables now open throughout med center campus.

April 26, 2017
Chancellor's call: To dare mighty things
Chancellor's call: To dare mighty things

Dr. Gold presents state-of-the-campus address at annual Faculty Senate Awards ceremony.

April 25, 2017
Facilities Management & Planning seeks colleague input
Facilities Management & Planning seeks colleague input

Take survey to help department improve services, work-order processes and performance.

April 25, 2017
James O'Dell, M.D., elected to ACP mastership
James O'Dell, M.D., elected to ACP mastership

Honor is ultimate recognition that the American College of Physicians can give to its members.

April 25, 2017
LiveGreen: Earth Week in full swing
LiveGreen: Earth Week in full swing

Events will continue throughout the week.

April 25, 2017
Professionals Day event highlights dentistry research
Professionals Day event highlights dentistry research

Student Scientific Program featured 50 research posters.

April 25, 2017
Community leaders tour UNMC campus
Community leaders tour UNMC campus

Tour included look at the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.

April 24, 2017
Retirement event for Dickmeyer, Faber
Retirement event for Dickmeyer, Faber

Celebration will be held Tuesday.

April 24, 2017
Sara Kupzyk, Ph.D., collaborates on first book
Sara Kupzyk, Ph.D., collaborates on first book

Psychology faculty member collaborated with her mentor to produce "Parenting Today's Children: A Developmental Perspective."

April 24, 2017
Tom Tape, M.D., elected to ACP Mastership
Tom Tape, M.D., elected to ACP Mastership

Honor is ultimate recognition that the American College of Physicians can give to its members.

April 24, 2017
Emergency medicine conference attendees span region
Emergency medicine conference attendees span region

Rural practitioners review low-frequency, high-risk emergencies.

April 21, 2017
Mark Wallace, Ph.D., to deliver MMI Community Lecture
Mark Wallace, Ph.D., to deliver MMI Community Lecture

Dr. Wallace will speak on "The Sensory World and Autism" Wednesday evening.

April 21, 2017
Stressed over exams? Library says 'Relax'
Stressed over exams? Library says 'Relax'

As semester nears end, the McGoogan Library is holding events to help students deal with stress.

April 21, 2017
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

April 21, 2017
Dr. Acosta to speak on diversity, inclusion and equity
Dr. Acosta to speak on diversity, inclusion and equity

April 27 presentation will mark Minority Health Month.

April 20, 2017
Dr. Anderson Berry recognized for IDEA Award today
Dr. Anderson Berry recognized for IDEA Award today

Annual Faculty Senate Awards Ceremony will be held at 4 p.m. in the Durham Research Center Auditorium.

April 20, 2017
Lookin' at U: Terry Vail
Lookin' at U: Terry Vail

Facilities operation coordinator has been at UNMC for nearly 50 years.

April 20, 2017
Playhouse offers tickets to 'Leading Ladies'
Playhouse offers tickets to 'Leading Ladies'

Free tickets available for tonight only.

April 20, 2017
Rat Pack Jazz perform on campus today
Rat Pack Jazz perform on campus today

Noon concert is part of the Music as Medicine series.

April 20, 2017
UNMC community invited to violinist's performance
UNMC community invited to violinist's performance

World-renowned musician Anne-Sophie Mutter will perform at the campus Healing Arts Program debut event on Sunday, April 30.

April 20, 2017
Club to tour new bike trail connections
Club to tour new bike trail connections

UNMC Cycling Club to explore new trail connections Friday.

April 19, 2017
Faculty members share UNMC memories
Faculty members share UNMC memories

Phyllis Warkentin, M.D., and Samuel Pirruccello, M.D., reflect on 30 years at UNMC.

April 19, 2017
Iraklis Pipinos, M.D., Ph.D. - Outstanding Mentor of Junior Faculty
Iraklis Pipinos, M.D., Ph.D. - Outstanding Mentor of Junior Faculty

Dr. Pipinos will receive the award at Thursday's annual faculty meeting.

April 19, 2017
State's new chief medical officer visits med center
State's new chief medical officer visits med center

Tom Williams, M.D., met with key med center officials last month.

April 19, 2017
Exploring domestic violence in refugee communities
Exploring domestic violence in refugee communities

Schwartz Center Rounds event will be held Wednesday on campus.

April 18, 2017
Faculty members share UNMC memories
Faculty members share UNMC memories

Louise LaFramboise, Ph.D., and Thomas Petro, Ph.D., reflect on 30 years at UNMC.

April 18, 2017
Justin Mott, M.D., Ph.D.: Outstanding teacher
Justin Mott, M.D., Ph.D.: Outstanding teacher

Dr. Mott will receive the Outstanding Teacher Award at Thursday's annual faculty meeting.

April 18, 2017
LiveGreen: Items to be collected at Sustainability Expo
LiveGreen: Items to be collected at Sustainability Expo

Common items that many forget to properly dispose of will be collected for free as part of Earth Week.

April 18, 2017
NET Ebola documentary to air on Wednesday
NET Ebola documentary to air on Wednesday

UNMC featured as NET News examines preparedness in "After Ebola: Nebraska and the Next Pandemic."

April 18, 2017
Catherine Binstock - Outstanding Teacher
Catherine Binstock - Outstanding Teacher

Binstock will receive the Outstanding Teacher Award at Thursday's annual faculty meeting.

April 17, 2017
Center for Reducing Health Disparities hosts symposium
Center for Reducing Health Disparities hosts symposium

RSVPs required for event on "Addressing Violence as a Public Health Issue."

April 17, 2017
Changes to Daily Rate Flex Parking
Changes to Daily Rate Flex Parking

Parking stalls relocate this week.

April 17, 2017
Faculty members share UNMC memories
Faculty members share UNMC memories

Paul Esposito, M.D., and Rod Markin, M.D., Ph.D., reflect on 30 years at UNMC.

April 17, 2017
Med center, NSRI play role in training exercise
Med center, NSRI play role in training exercise

U.S. State Department's training exercise of mock-patients with highly infectious disease involved five aircraft and 11 mock patients.

April 17, 2017
UNMC community invited to violinist's performance
UNMC community invited to violinist's performance

World-renowned musician Anne-Sophie Mutter will perform at the campus Healing Arts Program debut event on Sunday, April 30.

April 17, 2017
Diego Torres-Russotto, M.D. - Outstanding Teacher
Diego Torres-Russotto, M.D. - Outstanding Teacher

Dr. Torres-Russotto will receive the Outstanding Teacher Award at the April 20 annual faculty meeting.

April 14, 2017
Students are winners at research conference
Students are winners at research conference

Annual College of Public Health Student Research Conference was held April 5.

April 14, 2017
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

April 14, 2017
UNMC medical student advocates for student input
UNMC medical student advocates for student input

R. Logan Jones is co-author of journal article in Academic Medicine.

April 14, 2017
UNMC to participate in 'makers' workshop
UNMC to participate in 'makers' workshop

Event hopes to foster collaboration among Nebraska 'makerspaces.'

April 14, 2017
Dawn Venema, Ph.D. - Outstanding Teacher
Dawn Venema, Ph.D. - Outstanding Teacher

Dr. Venema will receive the Outstanding Teacher Award at the April 20 annual faculty meeting.

April 13, 2017
Holi celebration set for April 23
Holi celebration set for April 23

Bollywood music, flash mob and refreshments will add to festivities.

April 13, 2017
Next Music as Medicine set for April 20
Next Music as Medicine set for April 20

Rat Pack Jazz to perform at noon concert.

April 13, 2017
Showcase today highlights e-learning innovations
Showcase today highlights e-learning innovations

Campus invited to see projects related to biology of disease, pharmacology and pathophysiology.

April 13, 2017
The Alliance in Focus: Mitchell White
The Alliance in Focus: Mitchell White

Junior is the first student from Platteview Senior High School to join the High School Alliance.

April 13, 2017
UNMC hosts Science Festival events
UNMC hosts Science Festival events

On-campus activities kick off with 'social media scavenger hunt' beginning April 20.

April 13, 2017
Bernice Yates, Ph.D.: Outstanding mentor of junior faculty
Bernice Yates, Ph.D.: Outstanding mentor of junior faculty

Dr. Yates will receive the Outstanding Faculty Mentor of Junior Faculty Award at the April 20 annual faculty meeting.

April 12, 2017
Chronic pain the focus of April Brown Bag Lunch event
Chronic pain the focus of April Brown Bag Lunch event

Giuseppe (Joe) Siracusano, D.P.T., of the Nebraska Medicine Pain Management Program, will speak at April 18 event.

April 12, 2017
Dentistry's Beth Cullinane is Gold U winner
Dentistry's Beth Cullinane is Gold U winner

Noon reception will be held today at College of Dentistry in Lincoln.

April 12, 2017
UNMC relief effort in Nepal a success
UNMC relief effort in Nepal a success

Thanks to UNMC-led efforts, reconstruction of the Jagriti Basic School is now complete.

April 12, 2017
Corri Hanson, Ph.D.: Outstanding mentor of graduate students
Corri Hanson, Ph.D.: Outstanding mentor of graduate students

Dr. Hanson will be honored at the April 20 annual faculty meeting.

April 11, 2017
LiveGreen: Girl Scouts earn bronze by going green
LiveGreen: Girl Scouts earn bronze by going green

Local Girl Scout troop helps Ronald McDonald House recycle.

April 11, 2017
Presentation explores history of Ak-Sar-Ben horseracing
Presentation explores history of Ak-Sar-Ben horseracing

Emma Sundberg of The Durham Museum will speak on campus today.

April 11, 2017
Session open for all at Administrative Professionals event
Session open for all at Administrative Professionals event

Jo Miller will deliver keynote at April 26 event.

April 11, 2017
Federal official has high praise for UNMC
Federal official has high praise for UNMC

Don Boyce, J.D.: 'There seems to be nothing on your horizon that you won't be able to do.'

April 10, 2017
MMI outreach event gets on students' (ulnar) nerves
MMI outreach event gets on students' (ulnar) nerves

Occupational therapist Jacy Vermaas and physical therapist Rashelle Hoffman's presentation is a big hit with Gretna fifth-grade students.

April 10, 2017
SciFest panel to discuss 'Women in Science'
SciFest panel to discuss 'Women in Science'

April 25 panel discussion is free and open to the public.

April 10, 2017
Train the Trainer session set on avoiding stereotypes
Train the Trainer session set on avoiding stereotypes

Registration open for 'Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts' workshop on April 24.

April 10, 2017
Pediatric Eye, ENT Symposium draws more than 100
Pediatric Eye, ENT Symposium draws more than 100

Organizers pleased with turnout for inaugural Midwest Pediatric Specialty Symposium.

April 07, 2017
SHARING the Green golf event set for April 21
SHARING the Green golf event set for April 21

Registration now open for event, which supports the UNMC student-run SHARING Clinics.

April 07, 2017
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

April 07, 2017
UNMC's Payne is Blue Waters Fellow
UNMC's Payne is Blue Waters Fellow

College of Pharmacy student is one of six nationwide to receive the award.

April 07, 2017
Culture Fest from 2-3:30 p.m. today
Culture Fest from 2-3:30 p.m. today

'Culture of Healing' is theme for the event.

April 06, 2017
Dr. Anderson Berry receives IDEA Award
Dr. Anderson Berry receives IDEA Award

University of Nebraska award recognizes faculty members who extend their academic expertise beyond the university in ways that enrich the broader community.

April 06, 2017
Leavitt's Law is topic of Omaha Science Cafe
Leavitt's Law is topic of Omaha Science Cafe

Vincent Woolf, Ph.D., of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, will speak at April 11 event.

April 06, 2017
NIH funding for UNMC increases by nearly 25 percent
NIH funding for UNMC increases by nearly 25 percent

Each health science college improved its national ranking.

April 06, 2017
Presentation explores history of Ak-Sar-Ben horseracing
Presentation explores history of Ak-Sar-Ben horseracing

Emma Sundberg of The Durham Museum will speak on campus April 11.

April 06, 2017
UNMC launches series on REDCap basics
UNMC launches series on REDCap basics

Monthly series on open-source tool for data capture begins April 11.

April 06, 2017
Davis lecturer to probe Civil War Medicine
Davis lecturer to probe Civil War Medicine

Margaret Humphreys, M.D., Ph.D., of Duke University's School of Medicine, will speak on April 11.

April 05, 2017
Intramural registration still open for golf
Intramural registration still open for golf

Other intramural sports will be opening registration soon.

April 05, 2017
Nebraska Medicine again makes top hospitals list
Nebraska Medicine again makes top hospitals list

Becker's Hospital Review list features some of the biggest names in American health care.

April 05, 2017
UNMC leaders meet with community
UNMC leaders meet with community

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., others seek to discover areas of need.

April 05, 2017
UNMC takes on NE 150 challenge
UNMC takes on NE 150 challenge

Statewide effort calls for individuals to walk, ride, run or even paddle 150 miles by the end of the year.

April 05, 2017
Another 'pivotal moment' for UNMC
Another 'pivotal moment' for UNMC

Official groundbreaking held Monday for the Dr. Edwin Davis & Dorothy Balbach Davis Global Center for Advanced Interprofessional Learning.

April 04, 2017
Faculty Resource Center Showcase set for April 11
Faculty Resource Center Showcase set for April 11

Presenters will provide short overviews of services they offer to faculty as they prepare for curricular change.

April 04, 2017
LiveGreen: Net Zero Waste
LiveGreen: Net Zero Waste

Goal set to divert all non-regulated waste from the landfill.

April 04, 2017
Med center colleagues remember Dave Eggers
Med center colleagues remember Dave Eggers

Funeral services today for former guest services associate.

April 04, 2017
TeamMates to discuss mentoring program on campus
TeamMates to discuss mentoring program on campus

Former Husker coach Tom Osborne will give presentation on program.

April 04, 2017
Campus invited to Global Center groundbreaking today
Campus invited to Global Center groundbreaking today

Ceremony begins at 2:30 p.m.

April 03, 2017
Council candidate Pedersen tours cancer center
Council candidate Pedersen tours cancer center

Former state Sen. Dwite Pedersen calls Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center a "fascinating building."

April 03, 2017
Environmental Services changes explained
Environmental Services changes explained

Cleaning changes are in effect today.

April 03, 2017
New UNMC Postdoctoral Association seeking members
New UNMC Postdoctoral Association seeking members

The group will look for volunteer opportunities, plan social activities.

April 03, 2017
Registration is open for 2017 Heart Walk
Registration is open for 2017 Heart Walk

The UNMC community is encouraged to participate in the American Heart Association's May 13 event.

April 03, 2017
Under the microscope: The 2017 Heart Walk
Under the microscope: The 2017 Heart Walk

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., speaks with Matthew Zimmerman, Ph.D., about UNMC's participation in this year's event. Dr. Gold is again chair of the event to be held on May 13.

April 03, 2017