Graduate Studies

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

Dele Davies, MD, named interim UNMC chancellor

Dr. Davies’ appointment by NU President Jeffrey P. Gold, MD, is effective immediately.

Jul 1, 2024

UNMC Interim Chancellor Dele Davies, MD

Convocation marks beginning of “great adventure”

After the graduation celebrations end, what are you going to do? John Leonard, MD, president and CEO of Intellia Therapeutics, posed that question recently to degree candidates at UNMC’s Graduate Studies Honors Convocation. “This is only the beginning,” he told the soon-to-be graduates on May 3 while delivering the keynote address at the Omaha Conservatory […]

Jun 19, 2024

2024 Graduate Studies Honors Convocation keynote speaker John Leonard, MD, right, president and CEO of Intellia Therapeutics, is congratulated by Dele Davies, MD.

Student spotlight: Namita Bhyravbhatla

We continue highlighting some of our outstanding graduate students. Meet Namita Bhyravbhatla! Name: Namita Bhyravbhatla Hometown: Westborough, Massachusetts Graduate studies program: PhD candidate, IGPBS, biochemistry and molecular biology Anticipated graduation date: December 2025 Advisor: Surinder Batra, PhD What do you love about your field of study? I’ve always been intrigued by the complexity of cancer […]

Jun 19, 2024

Namita Bhyravbhatla

College of Medicine GME research symposium continues to grow

Participation is up by more than a third since the event premiered in 2018.

Jun 6, 2024

Thomas Auen, DO, left, a winner for oral presentation, reviews a poster with Subodh Lele, MD.

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.

MD-PhD program receives $1.1 million in NIH funding

UNMC’s rural commitment helped land the federal grant.

Apr 9, 2024

Justin Mott, MD, PhD

Dr. Crouse establishes endowed fund to support UNMC Graduate Studies

David Crouse, PhD, and his wife, Sara, created the fund through the University of Nebraska Foundation to support a program that is dear to them.

Apr 4, 2024

David Crouse, PhD, and wife Sara with Dele Davies, MD, senior vice chancellor for academic affairs and dean of graduate studies

UNMC for the record, March 22, 2024

A statewide board re-election for nursing, a graduate research funding opportunity, UNMC retirements and campus food vendors for the week.

Mar 22, 2024

Student spotlight: Sophia Kisling

We continue highlighting some of our outstanding graduate students. Meet Sophia Kisling! Name: Sophia Kisling Hometown: Cortland, Nebraska Graduate Studies program: Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences (IGPBS) – biochemistry and molecular biology Anticipated graduation: May 2024 Advisor: Surinder Batra, PhD What do you love about your field of study? Research is something that I’ve […]

Mar 18, 2024

Sophia Kisling