Author: Laura Olson

3 Tips for Travel

In the busy day-to-day of our lives, it can be hard to find time to plan and finance a vacation. If you’re thinking of taking a trip in the next year or two, you’ll want to hear what UNMC dental hygiene alum turned travel agent, Sydne Stubbs, has to say. In this week’s #ConnectionsProjectBlog, she […]

February 1, 2023

Three Tips for Mentors

Did you know January is National Mentoring Month? This month, the UNMC Alumni Association hopes to help invest in mentorship relationships between UNMC alumni and students by providing tools and resources for mentors and avenues to find alumni mentors for mentees. To start, Tanner Johnson, PharmD’19 explains three tips he follows as a mentor. To […]

January 18, 2023

Making Exercise and Movement Part of Your Routine

Happy New Year! For many, a new year brings a time to reflect on the past and think about the future and what it might hold. You might be thinking about your intentions or resolutions for the new year, which may include prioritizing exercise and movement into your daily life. Logan Franck, PharmD’17 shares how […]

January 4, 2023

2022 in 2 Minutes: Watch Our Year in Review!

The UNMC Alumni Association’s annual Year in Review video is here! In 2022, we were thrilled to bring alumni together through in-person events and online programming, recognize outstanding alumni award recipients, and help launch a historic University-wide campaign. Check out our 2022 highlight reel, featuring photos, videos and fun facts. 

December 28, 2022

Season’s Greetings from UNMC Alumni Relations!

Happy Holidays, UNMC alumni! We hope you enjoy this brief message from the members of the UNMC Alumni Relations team.

December 21, 2022

Alumni Share Why They Chose UNMC

Thank you to everyone who came out to the UNMC Only in Nebraska Campaign Rally last week to learn about this historic endeavor and enjoy lunch! Attendees wrote thank you notes to donors, voted on their top campaign priority and took selfies with donor walls. To continue this momentum, we’re sharing a compilation video of […]

December 14, 2022

Only in Nebraska: A Campaign for our University’s Future

On November 18th, the University of Nebraska announced the public launch of Only in Nebraska: A Campaign for Our University’s Future. The campaign is a historic effort to encourage at least 150,000 benefactors to give $3 billion to support University of Nebraska students, faculty, academic programs and research to address the needs of the state. […]

December 5, 2022

The Importance of Lifelong Learning

The end of each year is a natural time to reflect on where you’ve been, where you are and where you want to be. As the new year approaches, you might start thinking about changes you’d like to make or what you’d like to accomplish going forward. Whatever your goals are, it’s important to continue […]

December 1, 2022

The Importance of Giving Back

Happy Thanksgiving week! We hope you are able to relax with friends and family and enjoy a break from school and work. In the spirit of giving thanks and giving back, we have a video from three-time alumna Jessica Semin, DNP’21, MPH’17, BSN’15, who embodies what it means to give back. In this quick message, […]

November 23, 2022

Being a Laboratorian in a Rural Hospital

Happy National Rural Health Day! The third Thursday in November each year is a day to celebrate the “selfless, community-minded, and determined spirit that prevails in rural America!” Many of our UNMC alumni have trained and/or currently serve in rural areas, and we recognize the importance and value of this crucial work. Brad Hays, a […]

November 17, 2022