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UNMC College of Nursing to host information sessions about doctoral nursing degrees in Lincoln, Omaha Oct. 9, 11

The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing invites those interested in pursuing doctoral degrees in nursing to attend information sessions in Omaha or Lincoln. College representatives will be on hand to talk about the doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) and doctor of nursing practice degrees (D.N.P.). A Ph.D. prepares individuals for leadership roles in […]

Sep 22, 2011

UNMC College of Nursing in Scottsbluff: accelerated bachelor’s degree in nursing application deadline Oct. 1 for class

October 1 is the deadline for prospective students to apply for the one-year accelerated bachelor’s degree in nursing class at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing West Nebraska Division in Scottsbluff. The accelerated program runs from June 2012 through May 2013. The UNMC College of Nursing West Nebraska Division in Scottsbluff launched […]

Sep 20, 2011

UNMC launches new international division in ophthalmology

  “A Night for Sight” event will be held Sept. 9   The University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Department of Ophthalmology will celebrate the launch of its new International Division of Ophthalmology by hosting “A Night for Sight: The Possibility of Eliminating Blindness In our Lifetime,” on Friday, Sept. 9, at the Embassy Suites in […]

Aug 30, 2011

Dental Museum open house set for Sept. 12-17 at UNMC’s College of Dentistry in Lincoln

Dental artifacts from the 1800’s to the present will be on display The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry’s museum of dental artifacts will be open to the public for free with tours beginning Sept. 12 and lasting six days. The collection will be displayed in Room 1431 and adjacent hallways, on the […]

Aug 30, 2011

603 new UNMC students participate in White Coat ceremonies

  The University of Nebraska Medical Center recently held White Coat ceremonies in Omaha, Lincoln, Kearney, Scottsbluff and Norfolk to recognize 603 new students in pharmacy, nursing, medicine, dentistry and allied health. In a symbolic ceremony, students donned white coats signifying the beginning of their health career and took an oath of professionalism.   The […]

Aug 29, 2011

Sept. 6 Omaha Science Café: Impact One’s work, impact in the community

  Impact One will be the topic of the next Science Cafe in Omaha on Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 7 to 8 p.m., at the Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. The speakers will be Shelly Schwedhelm, director of emergency, trauma, and preparedness services for The Nebraska Medical Center, and Jannette Taylor, executive director of Impact […]

Aug 26, 2011

UNMC brings screenings, information and fun to state fair

Whether spreading awareness about the latest innovations in robotic surgery or preparing communities for disaster, the University of Nebraska Medical Center is a trusted resource in Nebraska and the region.   UNMC brings those resources to the Nebraska State Fair, Aug. 30-31, to share with fairgoers. Join experts from UNMC for presentations on simple ways […]

Aug 23, 2011

UNMC announces Richard Holland Future Scientist Award winners

Six undergraduate students from four Nebraska colleges and universities recently received the 2011 Richard Holland Future Scientist Award from the Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures. The students received cash prizes totaling $2,700 Aug. 10 at the annual INBRE (Institutional Development Award (IDeA) Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence Program) conference in Grand Island. The awards are […]

Aug 19, 2011

30 undergraduate students from across Nebraska join UNMC research program

Thirty undergraduate students from nine colleges and universities in Nebraska have joined the INBRE program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.   These bright young men and women make up the new class of science novices who will spend two years learning the language, techniques and culture of laboratory research.   For 10 weeks […]

Aug 19, 2011

UNMC welcomes 50 students to second year of High School Alliance

Classes for the second cohort of students enrolled in the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s High School Alliance are now underway. Fifty students from 19 area high schools make up the second class of the alliance. The High School Alliance is a partnership between UNMC, nine metropolitan area school districts and an educational service unit […]

Aug 18, 2011