Community

Sandbaggers on standby

Monday evening’s UNMC LINK sandbagging event has been put on hold indefinitely as officials say overwhelming community response will yield enough sandbags by the end of the weekend to meet the city of Omaha’s current needs.

Jun 17, 2011

Sandbaggers on standby — UPDATED AT 12:27 p.m.

Monday evening’s UNMC LINK sandbagging event has been put on hold indefinitely as officials say overwhelming community response will yield enough sandbags by the end of the weekend to meet the city of Omaha’s current needs.

Jun 16, 2011

UNMC LiveGreen — Center for Nursing Science receives LEED certification

The Center for Nursing Science has achieved LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

Jun 14, 2011

Millionaires and Mansions tour heads to Omaha’s South Gold Coast

Hop on Ollie the Trolley on Thursday, June 23 and visit west Omaha of the early 1900s.

Jun 13, 2011

A look back at the Cattlemen’s Ball

Some facts about the Cattlemen’s Ball, which was held June 3 and 4 in West Point, Neb.

Jun 13, 2011

Medical student Chris Danford receives Fulbright Scholarship

Chris Danford has seen barriers to health care.

Jun 9, 2011

A flood of emotions

UNMC’s Robin Zagurski discusses the emotional responses Midlanders may experience as flooding intensifies on the Missouri River.

Jun 7, 2011

Mexican Secretary of Health visits UNMC

Universal health coverage in Mexico, access to medical care for immigrants and women’s health were issues discussed during a visit between UNMC leaders and the Mexican Secretary of Health on Monday.

May 25, 2011

The Maurer Center — ‘A good thing for people’

When he was young, UNMC Chancellor Harold M. Maurer, M.D., was being hard on himself because he did not achieve a goal he had set out to accomplish. Dr. Maurer’s father noted his son’s downtrodden demeanor and said, “Harold, the world is with you, you have plenty of time.”

May 19, 2011

A daughter, her father, their culture and health care

Today’s Schwartz Center Rounds will focus on American Indian spirituality and how it interacts with health care. Read a powerful account from Lisa Spellman regarding the cancer care of her father — a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe.

May 16, 2011