UNMC Included in Prestigious Research Grant

December 30th, 2016

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – A consortium of seven prestigious medical research universities, including the University of Nebraska Medical Center, are about to embark a federally funded research study to map the heart’s nervous system. KVNO’s Brandon McDermott has more in this report.

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Friday Faculty Focus: Tammie Kennedy

December 23rd, 2016

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – On this week’s version of Friday Faculty Focus, KVNO”s Brandon McDermott speaks with Dr. Tammie Kennedy. Dr. Kennedy is associate professor in the English Department at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She is also an editor of UNO’s Women’s Archive Project.

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Friday Faculty Focus: Patti Meglich

December 16th, 2016

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – On this week’s episode of Friday Faculty Focus, KVNO’s Brandon McDermott talks to UNO’s Dr. Patti Meglich. Meglich has more than 20 years’ experience in human resources.

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Program helps satisfy Nebraska’s growing wind energy workforce demand

December 14th, 2016

By Ben Bohall

In 1998, there were only four wind turbines in the entire state. Now, there are more than 700. But as Nebraska’s wind farms continue to expand, finding trained people to work them has been a challenge. A unique education program is trying to change that.

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Friday Faculty Focus: Phillip Smith

December 9th, 2016

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – On this week’s episode of Friday Faculty Focus, KNVO’s Brandon McDermott talks to the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Dr. Phillip Smith. Smith is Emeritus professor, College of Public health at UNMC.

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Friday Faculty Focus: Sandra Rodriguez-Arroyo

December 2nd, 2016

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – On this week’s edition of Friday Faculty Focus, KVNO’s Brandon McDermott talks to University of Nebraska at Omaha professor Dr. Sandra Rodriguez-Arroyo. They discuss a possible shortage of English as a Second Language teachers in Nebraska as well as English language learners and how to ready teacher of these students.

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