From the state’s first medical college in 1880 to a dental college (1903), pharmacy college (1908), nursing college (1917), allied health training programs (early 1930s) and the Graduate College (1942), UNMC not only expanded to meet the needs of future health professionals but also consolidated several of its colleges into an Omaha campus destined to sustain its growth.
Always with its eye on the territory ahead, UNMC is dedicated to educating the next century of health care professionals with the latest in teaching tools, technology and facilities.
With collaboration from a highly engaged community of skilled professionals and access to world-class facilities, UNMC researchers identify and focus on critical questions that lead to new knowledge and, in the long term, life-changing therapies. Breakthroughs like stem cell transplantation to treat cancer have proven critical to Nebraska, the nation and the world.
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It is important that students who are making plans to attend the University and who are not Nebraska residents are familiar with the effect residency policies may have on their financial preparation for attending the University.
The library is open to UNMC students, faculty, and staff and Nebraska Medicine staff. A UNMC or Nebraska Medicine ID badge is required for building and library access.
UNMC Information Technology Services is home to 120 employees who support a technology environment an expanding research environment, robust educational technologies and a rapidly expanding physical campus.
The goals of Student Health:
Each of our campus sites is its own community, connected to a greater community. Located in a handful of Nebraska’s landmark hometowns, UNMC’s divisions across the state are bonded through a shared culture .
Memberships, intramural sports & special events and fitness classes are available to all UNMC & Nebraska Medicine faculty, staff, students, retirees, alumni, volunteers, contracted employees & affiliated organizations. The facility includes: multi-purpose gymnasium, men’s & women’s locker rooms, health & fitness classrooms, massage room and the Thomas M. Heiser Strength & Fitness Facility.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health (College) is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
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