Erin Torell McGoogan Health Sciences Library

UNMC history: UNMC’s Health Science Meet

For more than 25 years, eighth-grade students from across Nebraska competed to participate in UNMC’s annual Health Science Meet.

May 13, 2024

UNMC history: The dynamic and generous Dr. Gifford

Harold Gifford Sr., MD, left a mark on ophthalmology and the Omaha community.

Jan 17, 2024

UNMC history: Three times a centennial

The College of Medicine has marked three different significant centennials – in 1969, 1980 and 2002.

Nov 20, 2023

UNMC history: Family medicine pioneers

Early faculty appointments and programs led the way in family practice and rural medicine.

Oct 10, 2023

UNMC history: Live-saving care by air

Today’s helicopter medical transport traces its UNMC beginnings back to 1981.

Sep 13, 2023

UNMC history: Revolutionary pain management care

In 1973, F. Miles Skultety, MD, founded the Nebraska Pain Management Center to treat patients with chronic pain.

Aug 3, 2023

UNMC history: MMI’s garden walk

The garden walk, organized by the Munroe-Meyer Guild, started in 1967 and continues this Sunday.

Jun 8, 2023

Library exhibit showcases Wolfensberger Collection

Three books from the collection of Wolf Wolfensberger, PhD, highlight poetry, prose and stories of neurodiversity.

May 9, 2023

UNMC history: Nursing college rises to meet health care needs

Nursing leadership in the 1970s enacted a program for RNs to pursue their Bachelor of Science in nursing.

May 4, 2023

UNMC history: Researching the potential of curare

Curare is an alkaloid plant extract known for being used in poison arrows in Central and South America.

Apr 4, 2023