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Nursing student plans for career critical to her hometown

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?

Posted: Thu, Feb 7, 2019

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Remembering - Gerald Christensen, M.D.

Remembering - Gerald Christensen, M.D.

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.

Posted: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

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WIN grants address needs for rural children, older Nebraskans

WIN grants address needs for rural children, 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.

Posted: Thu, Oct 11, 2018

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University of Nebraska opens new health center, nursing college complex

University of Nebraska opens new health center, nursing college complex

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.

Posted: Tue, Jul 10, 2018

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Wigton gift makes possible welcome and history center at UNMC

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.

Posted: Fri, Jun 29, 2018

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Gift will expand and enhance entrance to UNMC’s new clinical simulation facility

Gift will expand and enhance entrance to UNMC’s new clinical simulation facility

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.

Posted: Fri, Jun 29, 2018

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‘You get to see a lot of gratefulness’

‘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.

Posted: Thu, Jun 28, 2018

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‘I really wish I could have thanked her’

‘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.

Posted: Wed, Mar 14, 2018

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Children’s Dental Day is Feb. 2 and you can help

Children’s Dental Day is Feb. 2 and you can help

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

Posted: Tue, Jan 23, 2018

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Jerry Pabst wills $3 million for prostate cancer research and care

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.

Posted: Wed, Dec 13, 2017

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Rolling out life-saving training across Nebraska

Rolling out life-saving training across Nebraska

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

Posted: Mon, Nov 20, 2017

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

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.

Posted: Mon, Oct 16, 2017

Great Plains Art Museum celebrates opening of new artist studio and public education lab

Fred and Julie Hoppe of Lincoln provided the gift to enable the Great Plains Art Museum to create the new Elizabeth Rubendall Artist-in-Residence Studio and Education Lab.

New emergency assistance fund to support NU students, employees facing sudden hardship

A new fund at the University of Nebraska Foundation will support NU students and employees on all campuses facing sudden financial hardship from emergency situations

Students still benefit from first endowed scholarship created in 1930s

The late Edward Cornish made a gift in 1937 to establish the first permanently endowed scholarship fund to forever support the education of UNL students.

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