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Article - NCTA Gary Hansen memorial project

Alumnus Gary W. Hansen had a positive experience at UNL's Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis. As a result, his family is making certain future generations of students have the same opportunities for success in agriculture fields.

Remembering Gerald Christensen MD

A longtime UNMC faculty member in the Department of Ophthalmology, Gerald Christensen, M.D., died at his home in Omaha Saturday after a four-year battle with bladder cancer.

In her life of philanthropy a few special gifts stand out

In her life of philanthropy, a few special gifts stand out: UNL journalism graduate talks about the two places she’s most passionate about helping out.

Article - University honors the life of distinguished alumnus Clayton Yeutter

Renowned trade expert Clayton Yeutter was born in Nebraska and served four U.S. presidents in a career spanning several decades.

Article - Honoring the life of Nancy E Armitage

The Nancy Armitage Pancreas Cancer Clinical Research Professorship honors Nancy while forever supporting the university’s efforts in pancreatic cancer clinical research.

Article - Prem S Paul

The University of Nebraska Foundation mourns the loss of Prem Paul, who died September 2, 2016.

Article - Richard D Holland

The University of Nebraska Foundation mourns the loss of Dick Holland, who died August 9, 2016.

Article - Gilg family establishes allied health professorship at UNMC

Daughter names professorship in honor of her parents and former Holt County residents, Clarence and Nelle Gilg.

Article - Author Willa Cathers nephew leaves 5 8 million to UNL

Charles Cather made the bequest to support the university’s leading initiatives focused on his aunt’s literary works and life.

Article - Adele Hall Learning Commons offers hightech space for UNL students

A newly completed $10 million space at UNL where students can gather and collaborate 24 hours a day opened Jan. 11 and will be named in honor of alumna Adele Coryell Hall.

Article - David A Bush family establishes memorial fund for study abroad

The fund will support education abroad experiences for students at his alma mater, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Article - Prostate cancer focus of 5 million Korff estate gift to UNMC

The gift will help provide the best possible treatment for prostate cancer and further research into one of the most common cancers among men.

Article - Scotts latest donation takes aim at inflammatory bowel disease

The gift from Ruth and Bill Scott of Omaha will help Nebraska become one of the top places in the country for treatment and research of inflammatory bowel disease.

Article - A scholarship in memory of a great man her greatgrandfather

California woman visits Nebraska for the first time to learn more about her noted ancestor, who was a dean of UNL’s business college and an adviser to President Truman. In his name, she endows a fund in the College of Arts & Sciences – the “John Davidson Clark Courage and Commitment Fund.”

Article - Harley Bergmeyer

The foundation mourns the loss of the former chairman of its board of directors, Harley Bergmeyer.

Article - Student scholarship forever honors John Hlavacek and family

John Hlavacek, who spent the second half of his life in Omaha as a journalist, a city councilman, a travel agent and an author is said to have fallen in love with Omaha.

Article - First professorship of orthodontics created at UNMC College of Dentistry

Class of ’52 UNL alumna and widow of former Husker basketball player Dr. Henry Cech, who was a longtime Lincoln orthodontist and a College of Dentistry alumnus, creates the first professorship of orthodontics at UNMC.

Article - In memory of her son Kearney woman plants seeds for the future

A Kearney woman feels blessed that the scholarship she and her husband created – in memory of their oncologist son – is helping UNK students go on to med school at UNMC.

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 - 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 - 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 - 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.

Memorial - Karen S Kavanaugh Miller

Karen S. (Kavanaugh) Miller, 56, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on March 6, 2014, after a courageous battle against pancreatic cancer.

Article - Remembering UNMC supporter and transplant recipient David Aresty

David Aresty, a bone marrow transplant and liver transplant patient who was also a prominent supporter of UNMC, died Oct. 23 at age 56.

Article - Memory of alumna Jessica Lutton Bedient lives on through study abroad

To honor Jessica’s life, which tragically ended three years ago, a study abroad scholarship was established by her family and friends for UNL students wanting to serve and study in another country.

Article - Gift leaves School of Music singing a happy tune

An $8 million gift from Glenn Korff creates a permanently endowed fund for the School of Music
<p><i>Editor’s Note: Sadly, Mr. Korff passed away on Aug. 27. Memorial services are pending.</i></p>

Article - UNL School of Music celebrates 8 million gift from Glenn Korff

For generations to come, students and faculty members at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Music will benefit from an $8 million gift from UNL alumnus Glenn Korff to the University of Nebraska Foundation.

Article - Lessons she taught Live for others and love the children

Annette Markin’s passion was children. Her children. Other people’s children. Sick children. “Every other child she could find to help and hold,” says Dr. Rod Markin, her husband.

Article - Gift sets Lieds Johnny Carson Theater for renovation

Those visiting the Johnny Carson Theater will notice several improvements when its renovation is completed.

Article - Student scholarship honors teaching passion of Neva Nielsen

Monty and Anne Nielsen have established the Neva Nielsen Elementary Education Scholarship in honor of his mother and her devotion to teaching.

Article - Heeeeeeeres Johnnys latest gift

Renovation project, is being made possible with a gift from the John W. Carson Foundation.

Article - Med Centers largest project to be named the Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

Cancer center project in midtown Omaha has a name: the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.

Article - Sisters share parents gift for giving

Winslow and Irene Van Brunt taught their children to value people.

Article - Who was Mr Lied

If you live in Nebraska, you’ve probably benefited from the legacy of Ernst F. Lied.

Article - Quirky professor taught them about biology life and Lord of the Rings

“We believe, like he did, that it’s vitally important to give back.”

Article - Anonymous gift creates new scholarship in honor of longtime UNK baseball coach Guy Murray

A new memorial scholarship provides support to baseball student-athletes at the University of Nebraska at Kearney while remembering the life of former baseball coach and UNK Athletic Hall of Fame Member, Guy Murray.

Article - Ashfall Fossil Beds opens Dickinson Fossil Heritage Center June 16

Children and adults of all ages will have even more to learn and do at Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park when the Dickinson Fossil Heritage Center opens June 16.

Article - One proud son honors two amazing parents

Chris Bade honors his strong parents with creations of two scholarship funds.

Article - Bennett memorial scholarship to support business students at UNK

A new memorial scholarship provides support to students in the College of Business and Technology at the University of Nebraska at Kearney while remembering the life of alumnus Dr. Keith N. Bennett.

Article - Scholarship honors parents who contributed to the good life

“My parents are dyed in the wool Nebraskans,” he says. “They grew up in tough times, when everything was at a premium. … One thing my family has learned is that Nebraska’s greatest resource is its people.

“That’s what makes ‘the good life’ in Nebraska.”

Article - Of fathers sons and daughters

Anne Martin doesn’t remember much about the night her dad got inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame.

It was 1993. She was just 2 years old. But someone captured it on VHS tape back then and mailed a copy to her parents.

Article - WWII and a young soldier typist finds a girl just his type

Around midnight, someone walked through the barracks and called out his name.

Keith Bennett? Keith Bennett?

Yes, sir.

Article - Nursing scholarship honors mom who helped dad and others

Her father encouraged her to go to college, get an education and become successful.

Harriett J. Steele did just that, graduating as one of only a few female students from the Ohio State University in the 1940s.

Article - UNK professor creates scholarship in honor of her mothers life

Pre-nursing students at the University of Nebraska at Kearney benefit from a new permanently endowed scholarship fund created especially with them in mind.

Article - Scholarship honors a life by supporting nontraditional engineering students at UNL

A new memorial scholarship provides support to nontraditional students who study construction or civil engineering at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln while remembering the life of alumnus John E. McCue, who enjoyed a career in engineering.

Article - Keeping dads music alive

He played by heart. He serenaded his sweetheart with the harmonica. She became his wife. He filled their home with music, delighting their kids with tune after tune. And their grandkids.

Article - Players give back to honor coach who taught them more than just the game

Former UNK men’s basketball coach Jerry Hueser taught the game. But that was just part of what he gave his players.

Article - Loyalty Integrity Humor

Dan Morin had a giving spirit, and it suited him for working at a charitable organization.

Article - Friend remembers blacksmith who made final investment in students

Cindi Heiden will never forget the first time she met Walter Schmitt. It was the early ’90s. He walked into her H & R Block office in York, Neb., to hire her to do his taxes.

Article - Honoring their father

Bud McGinley had a nickname for each of his six kids. Mike, the oldest, was Mike the Pike. Then came Patty Watty, Kelly the Belly, Queen Erin, Kevin the Brain and Dugan Donegal (County Donegal is the McGinley clan’s ancestral home in Ireland).

Article - One last Christmas together

He would have died the night in May 2007 when they airlifted him to the medical center, she says. Instead, those people, along with the medical center’s cutting-edge lymphoma researchers, extended Zachary’s life for a year.

Article - Debate a life changer for this NU supporter

Every successful person can point to one teacher who had a big effect on them.