Facilities Briefs

Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center – Update 7-30-2014

August is shaping up to be a very busy month for utility crews working in and around the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center project site. Due to unforeseen conditions, some of the Metropolitan Utilities District (M.U.D) work dates have shifted. Most of the remaining public utility work scheduled by M.U.D. is concentrated on Emile and 45th Streets and will likely add congestion to the area for the next few weeks.  Please continue to adhere to modified pedestrian pathways and traffic signage. Beginning the week… Continue Reading

ST. BALDRICK’S EVENT ON JULY 11, 2014

Two of UNMC’s Facilities Management and Planning  employees volunteered to (for most of us the unthinkable) have their heads shaved. The annual St. Baldrick’s Foundation fundraiser was held Friday, July 11, 2014 , in the Durham Outpatient Center’s west atrium.  Mike Dakin  and Kyle Hammitt had their heads shaved to help raise funds for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. The  idea  for the St. Baldrick’s event was conceived in 1999 to raise  funds for kids with cancer by Tim Kenny, John Bender and Enda McDonnell.  The head-shaving events… Continue Reading

MUNROE MEYER INSTITUTE (MMI), HATTIE B MUNROE (old) and ADDITIONS 1 and 2

DOMESTIC HOT AND COLD WATER SHUTDOWN (to all levels) On Wednesday, July 16, 2014, the domestic hot and cold water will be turned off in the Munroe Meyer Institute, Hattie B Munroe (old) and Hattie B. Munroe additions 1 and 2 on all levels.  This shutdown will affect the domestic water to all the bathrooms, kitchens, water fountains and labs. This shutdown of the domestic hot and cold water is necessary, so that MUD can shut off the domestic water feed to MMI in order… Continue Reading