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Article - Engineering scholarship honors alumnus Paul Leslie

The scholarship is designated for UNL engineering students who demonstrate an interest in new technologies and innovative business opportunities.

Article - UNL starts fundraising for international trade and finance institute

Alumnus Clayton Yeutter has made a $2.5 million leadership gift to help create an international trade and finance institute, which will prepare graduates for in-demand careers.

Article - UNL celebrates CBA building groundbreaking

The $84 million, 240,000-square-foot CBA building is the largest academic building project in recent history at UNL.

Article - Gift from Fremont organization supports promising Alzheimers research at UNMC

A gift by the Fremont (Neb.) Area Alzheimer’s Committee to support innovative research at the University of Nebraska Medical Center helps augment the fight against a disease that currently affects 35,000 Nebraskans and more than 5 million people nationwide.

Article - A love story for the boys of Company C

UNL alumna Helen (Plasters) Nemzek, 88, sends money for Love Library, along with a love story from long ago.

Article - Nebraska native remembers home state with 1 5 million gift to benefit UNMC

A Nebraska native who spent his career in California has given back to his home state with a $1.5 million gift to benefit the health and well-being of Nebraskans.

Article - UNK receives 2 million to help Nebraska children and families

A gift of $2 million from alumnus Ron Williams and his wife, Cille, is destined to help Nebraska children and families for years to come.

Article - A toast to a great teacher Orv Menard

Orv Menard didn’t want a funeral.
Instead, he just wanted people to gather at the school’s alumni house for an afternoon of conversation and sparkling French wine – Cremant – all on his dime, and some good Dixieland music.
They did.

Article - We have new email addresses

The University of Nebraska Foundation announces that its email addresses for employees has changed.

Article - Buckle gift helps UNK and Kearney community

UNK students and the Kearney community benefit from a gift in honor of fashion retailer The Buckle, Inc. for student-athlete scholarships, athletic facilities and the campus Wellness Center.

Article - NU Foundation goes to new email addresses

The University of Nebraska Foundation announces that its email addresses for employees has changed.

Article - UNMC macular degeneration regenerative medicine research bolstered by 1 3 million gift

The Pearsons’ gift helps fund research at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in macular degeneration and regenerative medicine and supports two existing endowed funds established at the University of Nebraska Foundation by the Pearsons during their lifetimes.

Article - Alumnus pays tribute to former professor supports renowned law psychology program

Students and faculty with UNL’s renowned law-psychology program will benefit for years to come because of the gift.

Article - UNKs broadcast journalism students benefit from Mitchell scholarships

The next generation of broadcast journalists from UNK now have additional support for their education and training with a gift from the John and Mary Mitchell family.

Article - Ebola expert explains public-health side of outbreak

Why is this Ebola outbreak so big? A sell-out crowd of more than 200 people learned the answer during UNMC’s most recent Science Café talk in Omaha.

Article - Mr Dick Hanzel Thank you

This envelope comes as a surprise. “Oh, wow.” He tears it open and reads the handwritten note out loud: Mr. Dick Hanzel …

Article - Young entrepreneur growing his own business

Aaron Rerucha was nervous. He hadn’t done much public speaking, maybe just one speech class. Yet there he was, standing before the crowd and the judges and the other competitors.

Article - Near the end of the road, what matters the most

How to age with grace? Father Leo Missinne, an expert on aging and a professor emeritus in UNO’s department of gerontology, describes ways that older people can find meaning in life. One of them, he says, is by giving back to others.

Article - Intellicom celebrates milestone with UNK partnership

“Many of our employees came through UNK’s degree program, and we think the students in the program today are some of the best and brightest,” says Bryan Kuntz, vice president of operations for Intellicom.

Article - Major gift boosts nationally recognized feedyard management program at UNL

A nationally recognized program at UNL that has educated and trained cattle feedyard specialists for 25 years has received a major gift to perpetually support its mission and student interns.

Article - Challenge is on for UNK Honors Program raise 10K for study abroad

The University of Nebraska at Kearney Honors Program has an opportunity to help even more students have a study abroad experience because of a $10,000 challenge gift.

Article - Making a Difference

Today we announced that the Campaign for Nebraska has raised more than $1.8 billion for the University of Nebraska.

Article - UNLs Raikes School receives Lauerman Scholarship kicks off scholarship campaign

The Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln finds itself in a unique situation—a rather good one.

Article - Husker mom one of many women helping Nebraska to WIN

Want to join a good-hearted group of women who want to help this state to win? Consider joining WIN (Women Investing in Nebraska).

Article - The true meaning of being a star

UNO student wants to help others, because she’s seen true superheroes in action.

Article - Nebraskas fastest growing company wants students to succeed

Scholarships to help the University of Nebraska–Lincoln recruit and educate even more top information technology and business students is the focus of a $500,000 gift from Nebraska sports technology company Hudl.

Article - Talk about investing in students

More than $100,000 has been contributed to start a fund that allows students at the University of Nebraska at Kearney to gain actual investment experience before they graduate.

Article - Women Investing in Nebraska awards annual grants

WIN has awarded two grants to Nebraska nonprofit groups. One grant will help provide health care services for those in need, and a second grant will help provide hearing aids for children.

Article - This School of Rock turns teachers into stars

School of Rock: A 15-day summer field course at UNL turns teachers into geology stars.

Article - Eight teachers join One Room One Teacher honor program

UNK’s One Room, One Teacher program aims to help preserve the stories and history of rural education, and eight more teachers are forever honored this year.

Article - Nebraska Corn Board partners with UNL for distinctive presidential chair

Research and development related to corn demand benefits from a $2 million gift commitment from the Nebraska Corn Board to establish the Nebraska Corn Checkoff Presidential Chair at UNL.

Article - For his Jeannie With the Dark-Brown Hair

Marv Welstead, a retired banker from Fremont, Neb., helped form the Fremont Area Alzheimer’s Committee, which recently gave $25,000 to fund clinical trials at UNMC.

Article - Husker I-back from LA proud he came here

Husker running back Terrell Newby came to Nebraska to play football. But it wasn’t the only recruiting tool.

Article - Camp makes a world of difference

World Leaders Camp at UNK introduces freshmen to study-abroad opportunities – and to salsa, polka and chopsticks.

Article - An especially loyal employee

Former Union Pacific scholarship recipient at UNO now a part of the U.P. family.

Article - Near the end of the road, what matters the most?

How to age with grace? Father Leo Missinne, an expert on aging and a professor emeritus in UNO’s department of gerontology, describes ways that older people can find meaning in life. One of them, he says, is by giving back to others.

Article - Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica partnership supports Nebraska Veterinary Diagnostic Center

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) began an alliance in 2014 with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln to help raise private funds for a new veterinary diagnostic laboratory.

Article - Doug Cook

We mourn the loss of Doug Cook, a wonderful friend, loving husband and amazing father. Doug saw the humor in life and shared it with everyone around him. For that, and so many other reasons we feel deep sorrow at his loss.

Article - Donors create scholarship for students in crisis

Ilene Steinkruger and her late husband, Milton, struggled to pay for college long ago. That’s why they created a unique scholarship at UNK.

Article - Trip to Israel is 10 day history lesson

For six UNO students this summer, their classroom was all of Israel.

Article - Grateful couple wants to give back for million dollar education

“Sometimes, the worst possible tragedies can turn into the biggest positives,” says Dr. Charles “Dave” Fritch.

Article - Gift will bring the best of Broadway to Nebraska

UNL’s Lied Center for Performing Arts has received a $4 million gift from the estate of Glenn Korff to help bring top Broadway shows to Nebraska.

Article - Startup couple got their start at UNL

John and Ella Wirtz give back to a place that has made all of the difference to their careers – and their happiness.

Article - First-in-family college student understands educations importance

First-generation UNK student says scholarships will help him become a teacher someday.

Article - Student wants to thank those who fed her hunger

UNO sophomore Jennifer Alquicira can tell you what it’s like to be hungry – and what it’s like to know people care.

Article - Why they give

Ian Chapo, 22, graduated with degrees in economics and political science on May 10. Eleven days later, he made his first gift to the university – one for the Model United Nations Fund, which supports the Model United Nations student group he belonged to at UNL.

Article - Gift from Fremont Alzheimers group benefits promising research at UNMC

A $25,000 gift from the Fremont (Neb.) Area Alzheimer’s Committee will strengthen UNMC's efforts to successfully recruit individuals to participate in national clinical trials.

Article - Leadership gift moves UNMC nursing building project in Lincoln closer to reality

Ruth and Bill Scott of Omaha have made a leadership gift to the University of Nebraska Foundation to support the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing’s new facility to be located on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s east campus in Lincoln.

Article - Internships allow law students to work and learn on the road

Students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln who want experience in public interest law by accepting what are often unpaid or out-of-town internships are getting some needed support from Nebraska law firms.

Article - Quilt center celebrates expansion start, new endowed directorship

The thousands of guests from around the world who each year visit the International Quilt Study Center & Museum now look forward to seeing even more inside thanks to expansion of the museum.

Article - Couple sees their children and giving as the glue to their marriage

Two years ago, Mary and Rodrigo Lopez of Omaha led a Habitat for Humanity team in Haiti. It had been several years since the earthquake, and yet many people were still living in tent camps.

Article - Gratitude is in the cards at UNK

Article - Boy with limited vision sees no limits in his future

Will Jensen, 6, knows he can’t see as well as most people because he has something called albinism that affects his eyesight. He also knows his grandparents did something big in his honor because of that – something that made his mom speechless.

Article - Engineering donor does more than just talk about Nebraska

Robert McBroom, 91, talks about the Dust Bowl days and how grateful he is that his dad, and the university, gave him a better life.

Article - A wedding gift story with a twist

Young couple who met at the university find a beautiful way to give back.

Article - Glenna Luschei recognizes African poetry with new prize

The new Glenna Luschei Prize at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is the first prize of its kind to recognize published works of African poetry.

Article - Gift is joyful refrain for UNK music department

Another surprise gift of more than $1 million to UNK has the Department of Music and Performing Arts singing praises for an anonymous benefactor who has now given nearly $6 million to elevate the university’s music programs.

Article - Remembering someone impossible to forget Bettina

Bettina L. Baker, our beloved foundation co-worker who died April 20, had the most beautiful eyes. They were a piercing blue – "a scary blue," a friend once said. They held laughter and love.

Article - Upcoming giving days can benefit University of Nebraska nonprofits

Ready. Set. Give. Upcoming community giving day events provide a 24-hour focus to the importance of philanthropy within Nebraska and on our University of Nebraska campuses.

Article - A community center centered at UNO

Like the one-of-a-kind mural in the basement, UNO’s newly dedicated Community Engagement Center will be a unique place of unity and community – and yet another way that UNO is shaking hands with the city.

Article - UNMC-UNK complex is a game changer for rural health care

Health-care education and access for central and western Nebraska took a giant step forward April 4 when ground was broken at a ceremony for a new University of Nebraska project: The Health Science Education Complex at University of Nebraska at Kearney.

Article - Older sisters hand-me-down right fit for UNL scholarship student

As the youngest of three, Elise Van Hove has always received hand-me-downs. But Elise, who grew up in South Dakota, says there’s one hand-me-down she’s especially grateful for – a passion for the University of Nebraska.

Article - Young Nebraska leaders go to Washington

A Nebraska Congressman keeps a bed in his office in Washington, D.C.? That surprised some young Nebraska eyes.

Article - National Research Corporation gives 1 point 5 million for UNL marketing and sales program

Students who want to develop professional marketing and sales skills are the focus of a major gift from National Research Corporation, which has given $1.5 million to support the Center for Sales Excellence at the UNL College of Business Administration.

Article - Bettina

A wonderful colleague, and a truly amazing person. Her death was too soon and we deeply grieve her loss.

Article - UNO Community Engagement Center Dedicated

On Thursday, April 17, the UNO celebrated the biggest addition yet to its world-leading community engagement efforts with the dedication of the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center.

Article - State Farm contributes 36000 to support UNL student programs

Teen driving safety, business ethics, educational achievement and more are the focus of a nearly $36,000 contribution from State Farm to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Article - UNMC UNK to break ground on 19 million Health Science Education Complex April 4

Health-care education and access for central and western Nebraska will take a giant step forward when ground is broken for The Health Science Education Complex at University of Nebraska at Kearney.

Article - Alumnus Jim Young passes away after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer

University of Nebraska Foundation Trustee and University of Nebraska at Omaha Alumnus James R. Young passed away Feb. 15, after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 61.

Article - Bahamian fishermans grandson becomes big fish at UNK

Bahamas native Moses Moxey, the first black student body president at UNK, believed in himself. He believed in education. That’s why he was willing to walk to a fancy hotel on the beach and beg complete strangers for money to sponsor him at college. But even he couldn’t believe the good things that happened to him once he arrived at UNK.

Article - UNL graduate shows his love for Love

One day decades ago, a know-it-all sophomore sent a letter to his UNL dean, telling him exactly what he thought of the university. How much he hated it.

Article - Living in America a dream come true for UNL student

One morning last April, a young woman in the Czech Republic woke up and checked her e-mail. She was waiting for an important message. Every morning, first thing, she’d check for it.

Article - Friends keep triple threat doctors dreams alive

Dr. Paul Tran of UNMC had a passion to improve medical education in his native Vietnam. But he became ill and passed away, and a grant he’d received was revoked. Thanks to something his friends did in his memory, however, Tran’s dream is still alive.

Article - An idea that will help people succeed

“We want to help people succeed,” says UNO graduate student Rob LaMagna-Reiter. “And we believe we have a great idea to do that.”

Article - Sommerhauser gift helps UNL expand Holocaust education

Nebraska alumni Peter Sommerhauser and Eileen Sommerhauser Putter donated $100,000 to establish the Lou Sommerhauser Fund for Holocaust Education.