A Day in the Life at UNMC

Tammy and Olivia

Tammy Kielian, Ph.D., turned to the computer in her office and pulled up a picture of a young girl with glasses, with a sunbeam of a smile, the kind that reaches into your chest. It’s pixelized sunshine; a picture of childhood joy. “This is Olivia,” Dr. Kielian said. Dr. Kielian, a professor of pathology and microbiology in the College of Medicine, beamed a little herself…. Continue Reading

Observations in the DOC

A few Fridays ago, I headed up the hill for lunch with plans of assembling a healthy salad just a few hours prior to my glucose test for gestational diabetes and routine doctor’s appointment. That was before I found out it was “create your own mac and cheese” day. Salad, schmalad. I got in line for the M&C. As I shoved my face full of… Continue Reading

These threads are tight (and skin-tight)

Hmm. If only there was some way you could show off both your post-UNMC Winter Decathlon physique AND your pride in working at one of the country’s top academic health science centers. If only. Hmmmmmmmm. … Wait, how about team-UNMC workout/bike jerseys and cycling shorts? No, something that cool would never happen. Oh, wait – yes it did! And these are some cool threads (or,… Continue Reading