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Article - Redevelopment starts on new MMI facility

Children and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities will benefit from a new facility and all new programs at the Munroe-Meyer Institute in Omaha.

Article - Cancer survivor benefits UNMC and others who have helped him

Cancer survivor’s generosity benefits UNMC and others who’ve helped him

Article - Researches eliminate HIV from animals

University of Nebraska Medical Center collaborates on historic study

Article - From Cuba to Columbus

UNMC graduate overcomes obstacles to embrace opportunities

Article - UNMC breaks ground on Wigton Heritage Center

On June 24, 2019, the University of Nebraska Medical Center community gathered to ceremonially break ground on its new campus welcome center — the Wigton Heritage Center — as well as launch the renovation of Wittson Hall and the McGoogan Library.

Article - Fremont group donates to support Alzheimers research at UNMC 2019

The Fremont Area Alzheimer’s Collaboration donated a $60,000 pilot grant to go toward Alzheimer’s disease research.

Article - Support UNO and UNMC causes during Omaha Gives 2019

Consider supporting the UNO Maverick Food Pantry and UNMC SHARING Clinics during Omaha Gives!

Article - Kinman Oldfield Award provides two decades of support to UNMC

For two decades, a research fund has supported the efforts of leading research scientists at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in the pursuit of treatments and a cure for Alzheimer’s disease.

Article - Nursing student plans for career critical to her hometown

Jenna Palouck is among the first students to study and learn in the new College of Nursing Lincoln Division building. Everybody in Ogallala is proud when they hear she's studying to become a nurse, but then they immediately ask: Are you coming back to the area?

Remembering Gerald Christensen MD

A longtime UNMC faculty member in the Department of Ophthalmology, Gerald Christensen, M.D., died at his home in Omaha Saturday after a four-year battle with bladder cancer.

Article - WIN 2018 grants address needs for rural children and older Nebraskans

Women Investing in Nebraska awarded two grants of $91,500 each to expand free after-school programming and to provide mental and cognitive health screenings to older adults.

Article - Grand opening July 10 for new College of Nursing Lincoln Division and UNL Health Center

A new University of Nebraska facility will give students access to improved health care while providing its nursing program a world-class learning and research space with capacity for future growth.

Article - Wigton gift makes possible welcome and history center at UNMC

The Wigton Heritage Center will be built in conjunction with the Wittson Hall renovation project at UNMC and is made possible with a gift commitment from Robert Wigton, M.D.

Article - Art gift to enhance entrance to UNMC Davis Global Center

The gift allows for a three-story lighted art decorative screen wall that will welcome visitors as they make their way toward the Dr. Edwin Davis & Dorothy Balbach Davis Global Center for Advanced Interprofessional Learning.

Article - You get to see a lot of gratefulness

Medical student who serves the underserved – while gaining hands-on experience – thanks the people who support UNMC’s student-run SHARING Clinics.

Article - I really wish I could have thanked her

UNMC student will never forget the name of a nurse from the past – Vela E. Stewart – who left a legacy for her and other future nurses.

Article - Childrens Dental Day is Feb 2 and you can help

Some of the nearly 200 children attending have never been able to see a dentist.

Article - Jerry Pabst wills 3 million for prostate cancer research and care

The gift establishes three permanently endowed funds to forever support the efforts of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.

Article - COPIC Medial Foundation Gift

Training vehicles travel state to simulate real-life emergency rooms and ambulances and are equipped with mannequins that simulate human patients.

Article - 2 WIN grants aid domestic violence victims, babies in intensive care

Two $85,000 grants from Women Investing in Nebraska help victims of domestic violence and help infants with needed medical assessment and treatment.

Article - What do you want to be when you grow up

What do you want to be when you grow up? Posted: Thu, Oct 5, 2017 Looking back now, he says, it probably was too serious of a talk to have with such a little boy. He was just 5 at the time. His dad was still alive. He was visiting his dad’s room in a bare-bones public hospital near their home in Burkina Faso, a third-world country in West Africa. (The family couldn’t afford a private hospital, so they’d had to...

Article - Gift to UNMC focuses on helping those who have experienced mental trauma

About 50 percent of Nebraskans report experiencing childhood adversity and trauma. The university is developing a program to train those who can help.

Article - Shes a killer

She’s a killer: Young UNMC cancer researcher part of a team inside the new Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center that’s working to find ways to cure cancer.

Article - Search tower dedicated at Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

The artwork is the result of a gift made in honor of longtime oncologist and cancer center director, Ken Cowan.

Article - Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center to elevate cancer care in region

The new cancer center will change the lives of individuals with cancer by providing the best in science and clinical practice in one 10-story facility.

Article - Looking back on the ride of his life

What really matters in life? Helping others, says doctor in his final days.

Article - Why Are You Here

Nebraska College Preparatory Academy bolsters promising students in an unfamiliar world.

Article - Big Dreams Big Outcomes

New pharmacy building at UNMC is ‘greatest present,’ student says.

Article - Third Annual WE CAN Cure-a-Thon Begins April 24

Raising Money for Cancer Research and Patient Assistance at the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Which Opens June 5

Article - UNMC sets sights on ensuring health care providers are more experienced skilled than ever before

The university blazes the trail in transforming health care education using virtual reality, augmented reality and other cutting-edge technologies.

Article - Big Dreams Big Outcomes

New pharmacy building at UNMC is ‘greatest present,’ student says.

Article - It means a lot to know that somebody has invested in your future

Med student Clayton Damme has never met his donors. But if he ever could, he says, he’d shake their hands and thank them for helping him become a doctor.

Article - Honoring the life of Nancy E Armitage

The Nancy Armitage Pancreas Cancer Clinical Research Professorship honors Nancy while forever supporting the university’s efforts in pancreatic cancer clinical research.

Article - Doctor reflects on the moon and a river and on the miracle of his life

He says his mother’s words inspired an unlikely path that led him to UNO and UNMC and then to an amazing career.

Article - Construction starts on nursing college and student health center building in Lincoln

The new facility will enable the university to educate and train more nurses in Lincoln and will provide a new center for student health care.

Article - Pharmacy alumna was in a class all by herself

In a class by herself: Pharmacy alumna, 92, remembers what it was like to be a student during the war.

Article - For all it gave him Lincoln doctor gives back to UNMC

Dr. Don Gibbens, a Lincoln OB-GYN, is giving back to his alma mater because of all it gave him and because he wants to make the lives of residents a little easier.

Article - UNMC celebrates new home for pharmacy education research

The $35 million, state-of-the-art facility will focus on drug discoveries, better preparing future pharmacists.

Article - Donors like you helped this doctor reach her dream

UNMC’s Dr. Amy Hellman now leads one of just 39 clinics in the nation that are considered “Centers of Excellence” for Huntington’s Disease. “It’s because of the generous support of donors like you that I was able to pursue my dream,” she says.

Article - A healthy collaboration

A healthy collaboration: UNMC and UNK help students positively impact rural health care.

Article - 82-foot lighted glass tower to serve as cancer center cornerstone

82-foot lighted glass tower to serve as cancer center ‘cornerstone’ Posted: Thu, May 19, 2016 Omaha, Neb – An 82-foot lighted glass tower designed by Omaha artist Jun Kaneko will be constructed in front of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center on the campus of the University of Nebraska Medical Center and its clinical partner, Nebraska Medicine. The tower, which is made possible with a...

Article - Summer events sustain speech and language services for children

Sign up for these Scottish Rite fun events to help support children affected by speech and language disorders.

Article - Gilg family establishes allied health professorship at UNMC

Daughter names professorship in honor of her parents and former Holt County residents, Clarence and Nelle Gilg.

Article - Second Annual WE CAN Cure a Thon Begins April 28

Taking a hard line against cancer. That’s the mission of a continuing alliance between The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center and NRG Media. It’s also the focus of a fundraising effort set to begin this week, called “WE CAN.”

Article - Mississippi Mud BBQ and Michael Jordan

Mississippi Mud, BBQ and Michael Jordan: Students learn a lot about NU’s new president, Hank Bounds

Article - Mrs Elaine Spire Thank You

UNO senior wants donor to know that he will try to live up to the standard set by her late husband, the great Robert Spire.

Article - Tammy Kielian has personal reason to research Juvenile Batten disease

Tammy Kielian, professor of pathology and microbiology, took on the search for a treatment for Juvenile Batten disease when her niece was diagnosed with the rare, fatal disorder.

Article - Prostate cancer focus of 5 million Korff estate gift to UNMC

The gift will help provide the best possible treatment for prostate cancer and further research into one of the most common cancers among men.

Article - Scotts latest donation takes aim at inflammatory bowel disease

The gift from Ruth and Bill Scott of Omaha will help Nebraska become one of the top places in the country for treatment and research of inflammatory bowel disease.

Article - Artist Dale Chihuly to create art for the Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

The Chihuly Sanctuary, gifted by Suzanne and Walter Scott, will be a cornerstone of the Healing Arts Program.

Article - Our Students Our Future initiative to raise 200 million in support of NU students

Increased access and success for current and future students is the focus of a two-year, $200 million fundraising initiative announced Sep. 24.

Article - Student scholarship forever honors John Hlavacek and family

John Hlavacek, who spent the second half of his life in Omaha as a journalist, a city councilman, a travel agent and an author is said to have fallen in love with Omaha.

Article - Here is a noteworthy alumna you probably do not know Ruth Wilcox MD

Ruth E. Wilcox, M.D., recalls her long career – and her med school ‘fellows’ who made all the difference.

Article - 4 million private fundraising goal met for Health Science Education Complex at UNK

The new academic facility is a collaboration of the University of Nebraska Medical Center and University of Nebraska at Kearney to meet growing demand for primary and rural health care.

Article - First professorship of orthodontics created at UNMC College of Dentistry

Class of ’52 UNL alumna and widow of former Husker basketball player Dr. Henry Cech, who was a longtime Lincoln orthodontist and a College of Dentistry alumnus, creates the first professorship of orthodontics at UNMC.

Article - In memory of her son Kearney woman plants seeds for the future

A Kearney woman feels blessed that the scholarship she and her husband created – in memory of their oncologist son – is helping UNK students go on to med school at UNMC.

Article - Support UNO and UNMC through Omaha Gives

On May 20, join the Omaha community in Omaha Gives! — a 24-hour charitable challenge to benefit the community’s nonprofits.

Article - UNMC and Nebraska Medicine aim to help Nepal

The earthquake near Kathmandu that toppled temples and triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest has killed more than 5,000 people and left up to 1.4 million people in the affected area without shelter, food, water and medical assistance.

Article - Together, WE CAN

No one should have to battle cancer alone.

Through the WE CAN Cure-a-thon on April 9 and 10, become a WE CAN PARTNER by making a $20 contribution each month, starting today. Bring hope for cancer patients, right here in Nebraska.

Article - Gift from Fremont organization supports promising Alzheimers research at UNMC

A gift by the Fremont (Neb.) Area Alzheimer’s Committee to support innovative research at the University of Nebraska Medical Center helps augment the fight against a disease that currently affects 35,000 Nebraskans and more than 5 million people nationwide.

Article - Nebraska native remembers home state with 1 5 million gift to benefit UNMC

A Nebraska native who spent his career in California has given back to his home state with a $1.5 million gift to benefit the health and well-being of Nebraskans.

Article - UNMC macular degeneration regenerative medicine research bolstered by 1 3 million gift

The Pearsons’ gift helps fund research at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in macular degeneration and regenerative medicine and supports two existing endowed funds established at the University of Nebraska Foundation by the Pearsons during their lifetimes.

Article - Ebola expert explains public-health side of outbreak

Why is this Ebola outbreak so big? A sell-out crowd of more than 200 people learned the answer during UNMC’s most recent Science Café talk in Omaha.

Article - Making a Difference

Today we announced that the Campaign for Nebraska has raised more than $1.8 billion for the University of Nebraska.

Article - For his Jeannie With the Dark-Brown Hair

Marv Welstead, a retired banker from Fremont, Neb., helped form the Fremont Area Alzheimer’s Committee, which recently gave $25,000 to fund clinical trials at UNMC.

Article - Grateful couple wants to give back for million dollar education

“Sometimes, the worst possible tragedies can turn into the biggest positives,” says Dr. Charles “Dave” Fritch.

Article - Why they give

Ian Chapo, 22, graduated with degrees in economics and political science on May 10. Eleven days later, he made his first gift to the university – one for the Model United Nations Fund, which supports the Model United Nations student group he belonged to at UNL.

Article - Gift from Fremont Alzheimers group benefits promising research at UNMC

A $25,000 gift from the Fremont (Neb.) Area Alzheimer’s Committee will strengthen UNMC's efforts to successfully recruit individuals to participate in national clinical trials.

Article - Leadership gift moves UNMC nursing building project in Lincoln closer to reality

Ruth and Bill Scott of Omaha have made a leadership gift to the University of Nebraska Foundation to support the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing’s new facility to be located on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s east campus in Lincoln.

Article - Boy with limited vision sees no limits in his future

Will Jensen, 6, knows he can’t see as well as most people because he has something called albinism that affects his eyesight. He also knows his grandparents did something big in his honor because of that – something that made his mom speechless.

Article - Upcoming giving days can benefit University of Nebraska nonprofits

Ready. Set. Give. Upcoming community giving day events provide a 24-hour focus to the importance of philanthropy within Nebraska and on our University of Nebraska campuses.

Article - UNMC-UNK complex is a game changer for rural health care

Health-care education and access for central and western Nebraska took a giant step forward April 4 when ground was broken at a ceremony for a new University of Nebraska project: The Health Science Education Complex at University of Nebraska at Kearney.

Article - UNMC UNK to break ground on 19 million Health Science Education Complex April 4

Health-care education and access for central and western Nebraska will take a giant step forward when ground is broken for The Health Science Education Complex at University of Nebraska at Kearney.

Article - Friends keep triple threat doctors dreams alive

Dr. Paul Tran of UNMC had a passion to improve medical education in his native Vietnam. But he became ill and passed away, and a grant he’d received was revoked. Thanks to something his friends did in his memory, however, Tran’s dream is still alive.
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