Graduate Student Association

GSA March Meeting

March 4, 2015 12pm-1pm DRC1 1005   Announcements: After Dark Student Shuttle Nominations for UNMC Faculty Senate awards –Friday March 13th Nominations for GSA Distinguished Graduate Mentor award – Friday March 13th Student Senate Candidates: President: Andrew Shaw Vice President: Katelyn Jelden, Tyler Scherr Graduate Studies Senators: Jaime Abrego, Aneesha Dasgupta, Raheleh Miralami, Jannah Obaid, Tyler Scherr, Heather Talbott, Rebecca Wilshusen, Beiqing “Mercury” Wu, Runze Zhao Action Items: 2015 Midwestern Scientific Research Career Fair – Heather and Tyler Holi – Heather, Sidra, Diane GSA Elections… Continue Reading

Warning: IRS Scam targeting international students

Greetings International Participants. I received an e-mail from a UNMC international student explaining that someone had called claiming to be from the IRS, and the student had a warrant for arrest due to unpaid taxes on foreign bank transfers. The phone number on the caller ID matched up to a legitimate IRS office number, but as the details the caller requested became more intrusive, the student did the right thing and did not share any personal information.   Please see the following official IRS website… Continue Reading

E-Learning Opportunity for Students

The Offices of Academic Affairs and Faculty Development are happy to announce the expansion of their E-Learning Program. All UNMC students are invited to submit proposals for the development of e-learning modules to be used primarily to supplement learning in UNMC classes. The topic can be anything covered in the UNMC curriculum. The module can be a game, app, video — whatever interests you and is a great teaching tool! Plus, faculty collaborators can help you turn your ideas into great learning products. A campus-wide… Continue Reading