Zika Still Not a Threat to Most Nebraskans

In News, on August 23rd, 2016

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The sexually transmitted side of zika is one other way the disease can spread, and this is of concern for a major reason because through sexual transmission, you can infect a woman who is pregnant and therefore cause disease in a newborn

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What’s Causing the Global Rise in Nationalism?

In News, on August 21st, 2016

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Both the American and French Revolutions were nationalist risings, liberal revolutions against multinational empires. But in today’s world, nationalists aren’t really revolting against empires, but against globalism in general.

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Friday Faculty Focus: UNO’s Dr. Jenna Yentes

In News, on August 19th, 2016

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Omaha, NE – More than 12 million Americans are diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease OR COPD. Another 12 million are said to have it, without knowing it. In this week’s Friday Faculty Focus, KVNO’s Brandon McDermott talks with Dr. Jenna Yentes assistant professor of Biomechanics at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, about the third leading cause of death in the United States: COPD.

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Two Democrats in District 7 Race

In Election 2016, News, on August 16th, 2016

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Synowiecki was also appointed to serve in the legislature by Governor Mike Johanns in 2001 and served until 2008. Tony Vargas sits on the Board of Education for Omaha Public Schools.

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Friday Faculty Focus: UNO’s Dr. Dan Sullivan

In News, on August 12th, 2016

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Omaha, NE – In the first installment of ‘Friday Faculty Focus’, KVNO reporter Brandon McDermott sits down with Dr. Dan Sullivan, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry and lead demonstrator of Chemistry and Physics on Wheels or ‘CAPOW’ program at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Dr. Sullivan came to UNO in 1962, when it was still called Omaha University; and he has been here ever since.

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UNMC’s Leadership Team on Tour

In News, on August 12th, 2016

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In addition to training Nebraska’s future medical workforce, with the opening of the new Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center less than a year away, Dr. Gold says a lot of people are asking about new cancer treatments and other specialized healthcare.

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