UNMC's iEXCEL program and Department of Surgery have received one of the nation's most prestigious accreditations, having recently received a five-year accreditation as a Comprehensive Accredited Education Institute (AEI) by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Read more.
MMI Occupational and Physical Therapists will be holding an intensive therapy summer camp that will focus on improving upper-extremity motor control, in part through the use of virtual reality therapy software. They are seeking student volunteers. This camp is for children age 4-16 who have been diagnosed with hemiplegic or unilateral cerebral palsy.
The 2021 Technology Transfer Boot Camp is scheduled to return as an in-person event on Aug. 16-20. Tech Transfer Boot Camp aims at scientists and students interested in what it takes to commercialize a new invention or discovery. Read more and apply.
See Us, Hear Us: A UNMC Spoken Word Event
Register to share your poetry, prose, or song on Thursday, September 9 at the UNMC Ice Rink. Each participant will have 10 minutes maximum to perform. Times will be assigned in order that the sign up is received with the first presentation at approximately 4:40.
Registration is open to Omaha UNMC students. This event will be live-streamed to all UNMC campuses and UNO. For questions, please contact Channing Bunch, Director of Student Life Inclusion and Diversity at email@example.com.
Summer Passport Program with Student Senate
Take this summer to explore Nebraska with the Nebraska Passport Program! To encourage students to get out and enjoy the state, Student Senate will be offering prizes for participating. The student who acquires the most stamps will be given a $75 gift card; second and third place will be given $50 and $25 gift cards, respectively.
Passports can be requested here. Stamps can be collected May 1st to September 30th. The number of stamps you received must be submitted to Student Senate by October 6th. We will verify the number with the tourism board. Stamps can also be collected through the tourism board app if you don't feel comfortable going into a location for a physical stamp.
MUNA Box: A group led by UNMC students providing support to refugee and immigrant population by providing staple foods, education, and translation of COVID materials.
Support your NEighbor COVID-19: A group that focuses on providing support to high-risk community members, especially the elderly. Activities include picking up groceries, picking up medicine, and providing virtual companionship.
NorthStar Foundation: NorthStar is an all-boys after-school program in Omaha serving grades 3-12 during the school year, and grades 3-9 during Camp NorthStar Summer School. NorthStar has volunteer opportunities for UNMC faculty, staff and students for high school tutoring. Learn more and sign up here.
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