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May is National Preservation Month

By Jess King The McGoogan Library invites you to celebrate National Preservation Month with us this May.  During the month of May, institutions across the country celebrate and bring attention to the preservation of our history.  This can range from the preservation of well-known historic sites such as the Acoma Sky City located in New Mexico to the WWII letters and army uniform gathering […]

May 1, 2020

Contribute to the COVID-19 Response Archive

The Special Collections and Archives Department of the McGoogan Library of Medicine is launching a campus-wide project to encourage UNMC students, staff, faculty, and alumni to document their personal experiences during the COVID-19 outbreak and contribute them to the library archive. All members of the campus community are invited and encouraged to participate. We are […]

April 15, 2020

11th Annual Davis Lecture on April 16

Ron Philo, Ph.D., Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy, UT Health San Antonio, will give the 11th annual Richard B. Davis, M.D., Ph.D. History of Medicine Lecture at noon on April 16 in the Harold M. and Beverly Maurer Center for Public Health, room 3013.  The title of Dr. Philo’s lecture is […]

March 22, 2019

Omaha Medical College digital exhibit now on display

“The History of the Omaha Medical College”, an interactive digital exhibit, is now on display on the 8th floor of the library.  The Omaha Medical College (OMC) was a proprietary medical school founded in 1881. The first class was made up of 35 students, including two women and an African-American. Originally located on the southwest corner […]

May 31, 2018

From the Archives: Medical Technology First Program in Allied Health

By John Schleicher The medical technology education program at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine was started in 1932.  It was organized in cooperation with the clinical laboratory of the University of Nebraska Hospital (now Nebraska Medicine), which had been established in 1923.  Medical technology (now Medical Laboratory Science) was the first program in […]

May 21, 2018