A Day in the Life at UNMC

Making the Most of Museum Memberships

Just for working here, employees at UNMC get free admission to the Durham and Joslyn Art Museums. That’s an F, followed by an R and two Es — everyone’s favorite four-letter word. Sure, my family has taken advantage of this a few times. Once – being the overeager parents that we are – my husband […]

July 26, 2012

A man for all symptoms

JERRY: What’s with the fake sneezing? KRAMER: Yeah, we’re going down to Mt. Sinai Hospital. See they hire actors to help the students practice diagnosing. MICKEY: They assign you a specific disease and you act out the symptoms. It’s an easy gig. JERRY: Do medical schools actually do this? KRAMER: Well, the better ones. Alright, […]

July 18, 2012

White Coat Capes

It was a simple task, really. Hand out programs to those attending the Distinguished Scientist ceremony in May. “How hard can this be?” I thought to myself. That was before I tried to check my e-mail on my iPhone during a lull, and hold the programs at the same time. All 62 ended up on […]

July 17, 2012

A Day in the Life at UNMC

Hi! Welcome to “A Day in the Life at UNMC” blog. My name is Nicole Lindquist and I work in the Public Relations department as a writer and social media specialist. As part of my job, I get to do things like Flipcam Match Day (and try not to cry) , hand out UNMC swag […]

June 28, 2012