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Dr. Gordon to lead office of regulatory affairs
Dr. Gordon to lead office of regulatory affairs

Bruce Gordon, M.D., has 25 years of experience in issues of research ethics.

July 26, 2017
Study aims to improve pancreatic cancer therapies
Study aims to improve pancreatic cancer therapies

Pankaj Singh, Ph.D., is corresponding author of a study in July's prestigious 'Cancer Cell' journal.

July 26, 2017
UNeTech signs on first three start-ups
UNeTech signs on first three start-ups

UNeTech works with start-up companies to advance health care inventions that will benefit patients and the university.

July 26, 2017
Leuenberger to advise chancellor on business/finance
Leuenberger to advise chancellor on business/finance

Don Leuenberger has been serving as a special assistant to Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.

July 25, 2017
LiveGreen: Become a LiveGreen ambassador
LiveGreen: Become a LiveGreen ambassador

LiveGreen ambassadors are alerted to new sustainability initiatives and help to spread the word across campus.

July 25, 2017
UNMC joins Unizin Consortium
UNMC joins Unizin Consortium

Membership will allow access to high-quality technology tools to enhance the learning experience.

July 25, 2017
UNMC students named Presidential Graduate Fellows
UNMC students named Presidential Graduate Fellows

Fei Yu, Brandon Griess named by University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds, Ph.D.

July 25, 2017
New faculty spotlight: Elizabeth Edney, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Elizabeth Edney, M.D.

Dr. Edney joins the UNMC Department of Radiology.

July 24, 2017
NU researchers join forces to aid children who need prostheses
NU researchers join forces to aid children who need prostheses

A team of University of Nebraska researchers aims to provide a solution for parents of children who need wearable prosthetics but cannot afford them.

July 24, 2017
UNMC study to test internet-based support program
UNMC study to test internet-based support program

North Platte, Norfolk cancer centers participating, others to follow.

July 24, 2017
World Breastfeeding Week events set for med center
World Breastfeeding Week events set for med center

Health fair, lunch-and-learn to mark week.

July 24, 2017
Ask UNMC: Beating the heat
Ask UNMC: Beating the heat

I work in the heat all day. What can I do to stay cool? (Featuring Kathy Tackett Morris, D.N.P., UNMC College of Nursing)

July 21, 2017
Gov. Ricketts joins bike ride to raise awareness for pediatric mental health
Gov. Ricketts joins bike ride to raise awareness for pediatric mental health

Break the Cycle event on July 29-30 will cover 150 miles on Omaha bike trails.

July 21, 2017
National Public Health Week in action
National Public Health Week in action

Video offers a look at the College of Public Health's activities.

July 21, 2017
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

July 21, 2017
Center for Healthy Living offers 'Fitness Passes'
Center for Healthy Living offers 'Fitness Passes'

Pass holders can use any portion of the fitness center or take part in any classes or programs.

July 20, 2017
Crack the case at Durham Participants Night
Crack the case at Durham Participants Night

UNMC students, employees, and their families are invited to this year's Durham Participants Night.

July 20, 2017
Translational research workshop is open to campus
Translational research workshop is open to campus

Registration closes Aug. 7 for workshop on Aug. 14-15.

July 20, 2017
Under the microscope: Project ECHO
Under the microscope: Project ECHO

Dr. Gold talks with Sanjeev Arora, M.D., director of Project ECHO in Albuquerque, N.M., which works to democratize medical knowledge to get best practices to underserved populations.

July 20, 2017
UNO adviser returns to UNMC July 27
UNO adviser returns to UNMC July 27

UNO representative will discuss bachelor of multidisciplinary studies degree program.

July 20, 2017
Redesigning curriculum: The circulatory block
Redesigning curriculum: The circulatory block

Drs. Sayyed, Rozanski discuss the "Training the Physicians of Tomorrow" circulatory curriculum.

July 19, 2017
Robotic thyroid surgery doesn't leave visible scar
Robotic thyroid surgery doesn't leave visible scar

In May, first patient underwent robotic thyroidectomy at Nebraska Medicine.

July 19, 2017
Summer students learn practical side of public health
Summer students learn practical side of public health

College of Public Health alum hosts group at Douglas County Health Department.

July 19, 2017
LiveGreen: Going buggy
LiveGreen: Going buggy

The Japanese beetle is back, but action now can help keep them under control.

July 18, 2017
New 3-D printer adds to options at McGoogan Library
New 3-D printer adds to options at McGoogan Library

Ribbon-cutting event held for printer's arrival earlier this year.

July 18, 2017
United Way grant helps overcome educational barriers
United Way grant helps overcome educational barriers

Academic Evaluation and Intervention Clinic and Parent Training Program will help youth with intellectual disabilities make progress toward their academic goals.

July 18, 2017
An 'inspiration to us all'
An 'inspiration to us all'

Dr. Martin Salia remembered for his fight to promote health care in Sierra Leone.

July 17, 2017
Jazz concert for employees on Wednesday
Jazz concert for employees on Wednesday

Ed Archibald & Friends will perform at an event sponsored by the UNMC Department of Human Resources.

July 17, 2017
Nominations sought for research awards
Nominations sought for research awards

Call for nominations for UNMC Scientist Laureate, Research Leadership, Distinguished Scientist and New Investigator Awards.

July 17, 2017
Retirements announced
Retirements announced

Eight retirements taking place between July 4 and Aug. 1.

July 17, 2017
Camp Munroe summer theater production shines
Camp Munroe summer theater production shines

Second of Munroe-Meyer Institute's theater camps is held at the Bellevue Little Theater.

July 14, 2017
Registration open for breastfeeding conference
Registration open for breastfeeding conference

Early registration for the August event ends July 26.

July 14, 2017
Team develops growth plate model where cells grow, communicate
Team develops growth plate model where cells grow, communicate

Advance is first step in search for new ways to treat growth plate disorders.

July 14, 2017
Crack the case at Durham Participants Night
Crack the case at Durham Participants Night

UNMC students, employees, and their families are invited to this year's Durham Participants Night.

July 13, 2017
Lookin at U - Nicole Carritt
Lookin at U - Nicole Carritt

Carritt is deputy director and program manager for the Nebraska Area Health Education Center Program.

July 13, 2017
Nebraska's water is topic of July 18 Science Cafe
Nebraska's water is topic of July 18 Science Cafe

Public invited to learn about health of Nebraska's rivers, lakes, streams.

July 13, 2017
SIM-NE trucks stocked with 'sim' drugs
SIM-NE trucks stocked with 'sim' drugs

College of Pharmacy teamed with the Simulation in Motion Nebraska project to provide 'drugs' for training.

July 13, 2017
Checklist aims to help providers improve patient safety
Checklist aims to help providers improve patient safety

A centralized checklist serves as source for quality recommendations.

July 12, 2017
Dr. Covington to join academic affairs leadership team
Dr. Covington to join academic affairs leadership team

Phil Covington, Ed.D., named interim student services director and assistant vice chancellor for academic affairs at UNMC.

July 12, 2017
Jazz concert for campus community on July 19
Jazz concert for campus community on July 19

Ed Archibald & Friends will perform at the event, which is sponsored by the UNMC Department of Human Resources.

July 12, 2017
Joslyn welcomes families for Passport Partners event
Joslyn welcomes families for Passport Partners event

On July 27, visit the museum and tour the "Bijoux Parisiens" exhibition for free.

July 12, 2017
Larsons retire from UNMC after (combined) 74 years
Larsons retire from UNMC after (combined) 74 years

Retirement tea set for Thursday.

July 12, 2017
Redesigning curriculum: The gastrointestinal block
Redesigning curriculum: The gastrointestinal block

Drs. Mott, Rochling discuss the 'Training the Physicians of Tomorrow' gastrointestinal curriculum.

July 12, 2017
Discount offer at Crave Restaurant
Discount offer at Crave Restaurant

Lunch discount is one of many offers available to UNMC faculty, staff and students at local businesses in Midtown Crossing, the Blackstone District, and other surrounding areas.

July 11, 2017
LiveGreen: Save energy, pie a campus leader
LiveGreen: Save energy, pie a campus leader

Participating in energy curtailment will earn chances to 'pie' a university leader.

July 11, 2017
Memorial Thursday for Debra Rodaway
Memorial Thursday for Debra Rodaway

College of Dentistry staff member worked for the University of Nebraska for 35 years.

July 11, 2017
Under the microscope: UNeTech biomedical incubator
Under the microscope: UNeTech biomedical incubator

Dr. Gold talks with Rod Markin, M.D., Ph.D., and Evan Luxon, CEO of Escalon, about UNeTech, a collaboration between UNMC and UNO. UNeTech offers office space and startup help to new biomedical technology companies.

July 11, 2017
UNMC investigators receive Rural Futures awards
UNMC investigators receive Rural Futures awards

Athena Ramos, Sonja Russell and Trina Aguirre, Ph.D., are principal investigators of funded projects.

July 11, 2017
Dr. Keeler to lead Office of Community Engagement
Dr. Keeler to lead Office of Community Engagement

Heidi Keeler, Ph.D., brings wide range of experience to her role as interim director.

July 10, 2017
Faculty training available on UNMC Digital Campus Initiative
Faculty training available on UNMC Digital Campus Initiative

A five-part training series is being offered between August and December.

July 10, 2017
FDA grants 'orphan drug' status for UNMC therapy
FDA grants 'orphan drug' status for UNMC therapy

Designation will help juvenile Batten disease therapy, based on research by Tammy Kielian, Ph.D., move into clinical trials before end of year.

July 10, 2017
TIAA offering webinars on financial topics
TIAA offering webinars on financial topics

Variety of financial advice available to UNMC staff in July webinars.

July 10, 2017
Dr. Gold, university leaders tour central Nebraska
Dr. Gold, university leaders tour central Nebraska

Chancellor Gold and a delegation of leaders from UNMC and UNO toured five communities in central Nebraska.

July 07, 2017
Remembering Hans Rath, M.D.
Remembering Hans Rath, M.D.

Hans Rath, M.D., a UNMC College of Medicine alum who served as an anatomy instructor at UNMC for 13 years, died on June 11.

July 07, 2017
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

July 07, 2017
Remembering Bill Wassom
Remembering Bill Wassom

Talented designer, illustrator worked at UNMC for 29 years.

July 06, 2017
Students 'step up' to work at UNMC
Students 'step up' to work at UNMC

Summer program offers job experience to Omaha youth.

July 06, 2017
Under the microscope: Online public health courses
Under the microscope: Online public health courses

Dr. Gold leads a discussion about UNMC's highly ranked online public health courses with Analisa McMillan, director of distance learning for the College of Public Health, and Brandon Grimm, Ph.D., director of the Office of Public Health Practice for the college.

July 06, 2017
UNO adviser will return to UNMC  in July
UNO adviser will return to UNMC in July

Appointments available to anyone who is interested in starting or finishing their degree.

July 06, 2017
ISRF promotes international, Omaha collaborations
ISRF promotes international, Omaha collaborations

Students and faculty from 12 countries met in Omaha in early June for the 12th International Student Research Forum.

July 05, 2017
LiveGreen: TravelSmart Update
LiveGreen: TravelSmart Update

Are you a TravelSmartie? Get in the know with these important updates.

July 05, 2017
New faculty spotlight: Ahmed Aboeata, M.B.B.Ch.
New faculty spotlight: Ahmed Aboeata, M.B.B.Ch.

Dr. Aboeata joins the UNMC Division of Cardiology.

July 05, 2017
Retirement counseling available in July
Retirement counseling available in July

One-on-one sessions with adviser available by appointment.

July 05, 2017
Save the date: All-campus BBQ on Aug. 23
Save the date: All-campus BBQ on Aug. 23

Omaha event set for Ruth & Bill Scott Student Plaza; other campuses holding "welcome back" events, as well.

July 05, 2017