Global Engagement

Interim Chancellor Davies names new interim academic leaders at UNMC

Dele Davies, MD, makes key academic appointments in the UNMC Office of Academic Affairs and in UNMC Graduate Studies.

Jul 8, 2024

Jane Meza, PhD, Kendra Schmid, PhD, and Karen Gould, PhD

Office of Global Engagement welcomes Emily Brandt, coordinator

In February, Emily Brandt started in the UNMC Office of Global Engagement (OGE) where she came from the UNMC Office of Graduate Studies and Office of Accreditation and Assessment. Brandt holds a bachelor of arts degree from Doane College, Crete in German, Spanish and Speech Communication) and a master of arts degree from Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg, […]

Jul 2, 2024

Emily Brandt, Coordinator, UNMC Office of Global Engagement

Students learn from study abroad and service trips

UNMC students participated in many international travel and global health electives this year. Thus far in 2024, 28 students have traveled to seven countries spread over four continents. Countries visited included Canada, Costa Rica, India, Japan, Mexico, Peru and Rwanda. An additional nine students have global health electives scheduled for fall 2024 (Canada and Kenya). Students represent the disciplines […]

Jul 1, 2024

Host students from the Universidad Anahuac Veracruz (UAV) and UNMC students: back row left to right, Paulina, UAV; Alexa, UAV: Abby Johnson, UNMC: Isabella Almanza, UNMC; Fernanda, UAV: Mara, UAV; and Paulina, UAV. Front row left to right, Emma Plucknett, UNMC; Haley Basset, UNMC; Cathy, UAV; Neleigh Perkins, UNMC; Camila, UAV; Jocelyn Cheek, UNMC; and Mitsy Das, UNMC. Not pictured is Sofia Kuenzi, UNMC.

UNMC’s World Health Day empowers global health research

The events featured distinguished speakers Raji Tajudeen, MD, and Peter Kilmarx, MD.

Jun 3, 2024

Global engagement announces photo contest winners

A total of 83 photos were submitted for the fourth annual International Photo Contest.

May 6, 2024

“Eye of Andros,” taken by Jaime Yrastorza, is the grand prize winner of UNMC's Fourth Annual International Photo Contest.

ITEACH Awards honor contributions to student life

Students, student organizations, staff and faculty members were recognized at a ceremony April 17.

Apr 25, 2024

As keynote speakers, Ashley Farrens, trauma program manager at Nebraska Medicine, and (at left) Charity Evans, MD, chief of the division of acute care surgery, shared their work with the hospital-based violence prevention programs Dusk to Dawn and ENCOMPASS Omaha.

UNMC to mark World Health Day on Thursday

Two speakers will emphasize the significance of collective efforts in addressing worldwide health.

Apr 3, 2024

Partnership Spotlight: Hamamatsu University School of Medicine

In the ever-expanding landscape of global collaboration in academia, partnerships between institutions are vital for fostering knowledge exchange, cultural understanding and innovative research. One such partnership that has been gaining momentum is the collaboration between Hamamatsu University School of Medicine (HUSM) in Japan and the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). This partnership can be […]

Mar 26, 2024

Global engagement holds 2024 International Photo Contest

The contest will take nominations March 10-31.

Mar 7, 2024

Public health workshop trains lab professionals in Egypt

The UNMC College of Public Health’s Center for Global Health and Development led the training.

Mar 6, 2024