A Day in the Life at UNMC

A Day in the Life: Miss Korey

For a while – perhaps 15 minutes – Korey Stading seems like any other office-based professional. She has one foot tucked under her as she sits at her desk, going through the day’s schedule on her computer. Then Korey hears a noise in the hallway outside her office. A grin splits her face; her shoulder-length brown hair flounces as she spins from her chair. “It… Continue Reading

Finding a balance

By Laura Zima I looked out at all the UNO students — questioning me and three other medical students at a pre-health organization meeting at UNO — and I so vividly remembered being in their shoes. I wish I could tell them that the worries they were feeling completely go away once you are in medical school, but unfortunately that doesn’t happen for everyone. Sometimes… Continue Reading

Traumatic brain injury: A family perspective

By Karen Burbach, UNMC Public Relations Watching the old family video, viewers see Cassidy Collier, a spunky teenager with a big personality, laughing alongside her best friend as they mimic each other’s movements. And, while the video was taken years ago, you can see that endearing personality remains in her today, albeit masked behind a traumatic brain injury she sustained in a 2011 car crash… Continue Reading

Humans of UNMC

We’re off to see humans. I’m with Abby Meyer, UNMC’s new web content and social media specialist. We’re going to talk to some humans. Not just any humans. Humans of UNMC. Maybe you’ve seen this new feature on our social media platforms. It’s a take-off of the popular “Humans of New York” book/blog/Facebook page/phenomenon created by Brandon Stanton. Stanton would walk around New York City… Continue Reading