McGoogan News

Exams bring pet therapy, yoga, and snacks

To help students relax while finishing out the semester, the McGoogan Library will host relaxation breaks during the weeks of April 24 and May 1, 2017. All are welcome, so take a break, and come join us!

Pet Therapy — Volunteers from Paws for Friendship, a local pet therapy organization in Omaha, will bring dogs to visit and help you de-stress. Join us outside of the Sorrell Center in the Commons Area on Tuesday, April 25, 11:30am-1:00pm.

Yoga Session – Try a Chaturanga Dandasana at our relaxing yoga session, led by Jane Smith, in partnership with the Center for Healthy Living. Yoga mats will be provided, but please feel free to bring your own. Join us in the Wilson Training Room, located on the 8th floor of the library, on Friday, April 28, 11am-12pm.

Snack Break – Come grab a healthy snack in the Linder Lounge, located on the 6th floor of the library. Snacks will be available starting at 1:00pm on Wednesday May 3 (while supplies last).

If you would like some additional relaxation, you are welcome to spend time in the library’s Reflection Room located on the 8th floor of the library, or around the Wellness Corner, located on the northwest side of the 6th floor. Massage chairs are located in both areas.

Davis History of Medicine Lecture April 11

The ninth annual Richard B. Davis, M.D., Ph.D. History of Medicine Lecture will be held Tuesday, April 11, 2017, noon, in the Michael F. Sorrell Center, room 1005.

Margaret Humphreys, M.D., Ph.D., Josiah Charles Trent Professor of the History of Medicine, in the School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina and Past President, American Association for the History of Medicine will speak on the Marrow of Tragedy: Medicine in the American Civil War. The Civil War was the greatest health disaster the United States has ever experienced, killing more than a million Americans and leaving many others invalided or grieving. Poorly prepared to care for wounded and sick soldiers as the war began, Union and Confederate governments scrambled to provide doctoring and nursing, supplies, and shelter for those felled by warfare or disease.

A boxed lunch will be available at 11:30 a.m.

3D Printing in Medicine Seminar Series

The UNMC Makers Club will host experts in 3D printing and project development to speak about their research. All are invited to join in the discussion!

Gabe Linke, Children’s Hospital 3D Printing Coordinator
February 21, 2017, 12-12:50pm, MSC 2014

Dr. Donny Suh, Truhlsen Eye Institute
March 1, 2017, 12-12:50pm, MSC 4053

Dr. Jorge Zuniga, UNO Biomechanics
March 14, 2017, 12-12:50pm, MSC 2014

Dr. Bin Duan, Internal Medicine
April 5, 2017, 12-12:50pm, MSC 2014

Dr. Jesse Cox, Pathology
April 18, 2017, 12-12:50pm, MSC 2010

Lunch is provided (first come, first served). This seminar series is sponsored by UNMC Student Senate. Questions? Contact the Makers Club 3Dmakers@unmc.edu

 

UNMC Makers 3D Invent-a-thon registration open

WHAT: A week-long competition to design and 3D print a solution to a real-world healthcare problem. Prizes will be awarded to the winning team.

WHO: Teams of high school students (up to four per team) from the Omaha area. No prior 3D printing experience is required and the event is free.

WHEN: February 27 to March 3 (evenings).

WHERE: UNMC campus (42nd and Emile St.) and Do Space (72nd and Dodge St.)

Register for the 2017 Invent-a-thon at http://bit.ly/invent2017

Contact 3Dmakers@unmc.edu for more event and registration information. Registration deadline: February 17th.

In collaboration with Tethon 3D, Do Space, UNeMed, UNMC iExcel, UNO Biomechanics, Children’s Hospital, and Metro Community College Fab Lab.

Sponsored by the McGoogan Library and NE SciFest

UNMC Makers Club Open House on Friday, November 4

All UNMC students, faculty, and staff are invited to join the UNMC Makers Club at an open house event this Friday in the McGoogan Library’s Makerspace at 12:30pm-1:30pm. The UNMC Makers Club welcomes new members who want to learn to design and print their own 3D items and explore collaborative projects. No previous experience is necessary. Pizza will be available for the first 20 participants. Interested? Come by the library or contact 3dmakers@unmc.edu.