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

Finding comfort from grief, one stuffed animal at a time

Aidan Curry was a “wild ride from the start,” recalled his mom, Jennifer Brock, a speech-language pathologist at UNMC’s Munroe-Meyer Institute, over a cup of coffee on a cold January day. He liked bugs and dinosaurs and animals in general. Stuff 2-year-old boys are wired to love. But his mom isn’t sure what he’d be into now. Trains? Spiderman? Batman? Sadly, she’ll never know. The… Continue Reading

A Day in the Life at UNMC

Hi! Welcome to “A Day in the Life at UNMC” blog. My name is Nicole Lindquist and I work in the Public Relations department as a writer and social media specialist. As part of my job, I get to do things like Flipcam Match Day (and try not to cry) , hand out UNMC swag at the Nebraska State Fair, witness someone walk normally for… Continue Reading