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Author: Kalani Simpson

Here’s Lookin’ at U

One of the most well-read things we do here, at UNMC Today, is our Lookin’ at U, which features a closer look at your fellow UNMC employees. People love it! But it’s frustrating to come across someone who would be incredibly fascinating and fun for everyone to read about, only to have that person say, […]

Nov 4, 2015

How Dr. Lyubchenko’s lab invited the dean to a pizza party

Yuri Lyubchenko, Ph.D., professor of pharmaceutical sciences in the College of Pharmacy, said this quietly, almost with wonder: “It has been a really good year.” It has. Already this year his lab has been awarded a $620,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and another from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for more […]

Oct 26, 2015

Standardized patients make mission SimPossible

They’re still counting votes to see whether the team from the family medicine interest group or the team from the emergency medicine interest group came out on top in the Innovation & Research Week simulation contest, Mission SimPossible. You can view the videos of each team’s performance, and vote yourself, here. They’ll be tallying votes […]

Oct 21, 2015

When in a strange land, laugh

Comedian Yakov Smirnoff rose to stardom by summing up the incredulous, wide-eyed experience of being an immigrant in America with the catchphrase, “What a country!” Likewise, many of UNMC’s international students can weather culture shock the way successful fishes out of water always have — with a sense of humor. Raheleh Miralami, a UNMC graduate […]

Aug 25, 2014