Graduate Studies

‘No greater calling’: UNMC celebrates graduates

Approximately 400 UNMC students received their degrees at the UNMC Winter Commencement Friday.

Dec 18, 2023

Students have new career development resource

UNMC Graduate Studies has partnered with an online career training platform, Beyond the Professoriate to provide more career development resources for graduate students. Beyond the Prof provides two types of career development resources. First, it is a resource to help answer the question, “What can I do with my PhD?” Karen Gould, PhD, assistant dean […]

Oct 24, 2023

Graduate Studies enrollment is setting records

Welcome to the fall issue of Graduate Posts. I want to personally welcome all our new and existing graduate students to UNMC. The first semester is almost halfway over, and it has been wonderful to see everyone settled on campus. This year is especially noteworthy as we enrolled a record number of 720 students this […]

Oct 23, 2023

Wellness advocates experienced, independent confidantes

Emeritus faculty David Crouse, PhD, and Alice Schumaker, PhD, will serve as wellness advocates for UNMC Graduate Studies and postdocs. They hold regular office hours in the Graduate Student Wellness Hub, located on the ground floor of Durham Research Center I. Dr. Crouse, a former interim vice chancellor for academic affairs and interim dean for […]

Oct 23, 2023

Matriculation ‘the beginning of a new chapter’

UNMC Graduate Studies celebrated the arrival of more than 200 students at its annual Matriculation Ceremony Aug. 15 at Durham Research Center I auditorium. “Take a deep breath,” Graduate Student Association (GSA) president Sophia Kisling told the assembled crowd. “This marks the beginning of a new chapter in your lives.” The new students were welcomed […]

Oct 23, 2023

Aldhafiri sees clinical pharmacology as ‘a bridge’

A Graduate Studies student spotlight! Name: Wafaa Aldhafiri Hometown: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Graduate Studies program: Pharmaceutical sciences graduate program Anticipated graduation: May 2024 Advisor: DJ Murry, PharmD What do you love about your field of study? What I love about clinical pharmacology is the opportunity to serve as a bridge, linking diverse disciplines and constructing […]

Oct 23, 2023

Interprofessional Academy of Educators inducts 43 new members

The IAE connects a community of educators to further the mission of improving the educational experience.

Oct 16, 2023

Allied health to hold distance education open house

The virtual information session is set for Thursday, Oct. 12, from 7-8 p.m.

Oct 9, 2023

UNMC forms task force to explore impact of AI

The working group, which crosses the campus and key clinical partners, is a critical step in understanding AI’s benefits and minimizing the risks.

Sep 20, 2023

Third-generation UNMC student embraces family ties to MMI

Jueliet Menolascino started medical school this fall in the MD/MPH dual degree program.

Sep 18, 2023