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Article - Gift from remarkable man to help art students achieve their dreams

A distant relative of famed author Willa Cather, Bud Cather studied art and played on the Husker football team while a student in the 1930s.

Article - In memory of two big fans of the band

In memory of two big fans of the band, the Duane W. and Laurine F. Zastrow Marching Band Awards Endowment will provide stipends each year to two outstanding members of the Cornhusker Marching Band.

Article - New University of Nebraska Lincoln College of Business building to named Howard L Hawks Hall

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s new business building officially has a name: Howard L. Hawks Hall.

Article - Curtis native honors college mentor Glenn Jurgens with memorial scholarship fund

A scholarship honoring the kindness and dedication of a former ag professor will benefit students in Curtis for years to come.

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 - Lyn Holley awarded inaugural Chuck Powell Professorship of Gerontology at UNO

Gift of professorship enables UNO to do even more to improve the well-being of elders.

Article - Pharmacy alumna was in a class all by herself

In a class by herself: Pharmacy alumna, 92, remembers what it was like to be a student during the war.

Article - The story of a young storyteller

The story of a young storyteller: Journalism student says she’s grateful for UNL, for her scholarships and for all of the people who’ve helped her along the way.

Student groups really made a difference recent grad says

Recent UNL grad says student groups like University Ambassadors “really made a difference” to his University of Nebraska experience.

Remember Chantal

Remembering an accomplished UNL graduate who recently passed away.

Article - Donors like you helped this doctor reach her dream

UNMC’s Dr. Amy Hellman now leads one of just 39 clinics in the nation that are considered “Centers of Excellence” for Huntington’s Disease. “It’s because of the generous support of donors like you that I was able to pursue my dream,” she says.

Article - Alumnus Ron Lockard establishes computer science and engineering scholarship at UNL

The scholarship provides awards to undergraduate and graduate students who plan to enter a career field the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects will increase more than 20 percent by 2022.

Article - A classroom a hemisphere away

Two UNO students who studied abroad get to thank donor in person, and it’s ‘way cool.’

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 - UNO means the world to a man whos seen the world

Air Force veteran who’s seen the world now giving back to a place that’s meant the world to him.

Article - 20 million gift will establish Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts at UNL

‘This gift and what it seeks to build upon within higher education will absolutely make a difference in how students today and in the future learn about media and how they master modern trends and advances.’

Article - Husker tailgate leads to an unexpected connection

Husker tailgate in Chicago leads to an unexpected connection when two CEHS alumni realize they have something – someone – in common.

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 - Here is a noteworthy alumna you probably do not know Ruth Wilcox MD

Ruth E. Wilcox, M.D., recalls her long career – and her med school ‘fellows’ who made all the difference.

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 - Indianapolis couple continuing their parents legacies

UNL alumni Sue and Dick Tempero feel proud of their family’s deep roots in Nebraska, and proud to be giving back to help students.

Article - Small-town student finds a community that cares at UNL

New grad Anna Schott says her years in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications has prepared her well for the real world.

Article - Gift from Colorado ranching couple blazing the trail for IANR students

Nebraska natives Bill and Sandra Condon of Sterling, Colo., recently endowed major full-ride scholarships for upperclassmen in UNL’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources. The William and Sandra Condon Endowed Scholarship for Agriculture Studies.

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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.

Article - UNO Wolfpack helps son follow his dad

UNO sophomore DJ Carlson wants to be a navigator and have a long career in the Air Force. He’s a cadet in UNO’s Air Force ROTC Detachment 470, also known as “the Wolfpack.” Now the Wolfpack’s alumni group is helping DJ aim for the sky.

Article - Former 3M executive leaves engineering scholarships for UNL students

A career 3M executive who left a lasting impact on the company also left a lasting legacy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with an endowed scholarship.

Article - Generous Cope helped enhance the map of Kearney

Donor Carol Cope left the streets of Kearney changed for the better.

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 - New Data Indicate Increased Retention Rates, Involvement Among Legends Scholars - Alumni

Those in the Nebraska Legends Scholarship program have shown to have a higher retention rate and involvement.

Article - Learn The Latest Information On Cather Circle For Summer 2013 - Alumni

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 - Allies Assemble - Alumni

The School of Allied Health Professions will host the first all-school reunion on July 19-20, 2013.

Article - All night dance turns into longtime gift for UNL students

The summer sun already was rising when Bill March finally drove his date home.

Article - Married best friends feel its good to give

On graduation day, they kissed in caps and gowns in front of Love Library.

Article - What do these former Huskers have in common

Prince Amukamara and Jordan Larson have at least three things in common.

Article - From learning to leading

Amber Gloystein Messersmith, an assistant professor in the Department of Communication, was herself once a UNK student.

Article - UNO welcomes veterans home with open arms

Article - Honoring Nebraskas rural educators

Article - Pilot credits UNO with helping his career fly

Jeff Lehmkuhl’s workday can be dangerous.

The Air Force captain is executive officer of the 563rd Rescue Group at Davis-Monthan AFB in Arizona. He flies the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter. He’s been deployed to both Afghanistan and Iraq, rescuing special-ops forces deep behind enemy lines.

Article - Gift from former student supports Creative Nonfiction Program at UNO

A recent gift from The Kinney Family Foundation to the University of Nebraska Foundation honors individuals who were instrumental in the development of the English Department’s Creative Nonfiction Program at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and supports the current program and its students.

Article - Estate gift to provide scholarships to students at UNO

A $500,000 gift will create new scholarship opportunities for students at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where more than 80 percent of students seek financial assistance to attend college.

Article - Its all in the family for UNK scholarship donors

“The way we look at it,” Jack says, “we have our own alumni association.”

Article - Happy UNO donor makes students feel the same

Miss Betty Jean Haupt must have had fun at Omaha U.

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 - UNO alums love giving back to their alma mater

Bob was a bouncer at an Omaha bar, the Dundee Dell. It was a small, dark place in those days. Margaret was sitting by a front window. The sun was shining on her red hair.

Article - UNO Athletics announces major gift toward academic success

The University of Nebraska Omaha athletic department and the University of Nebraska Foundation today announced a leadership gift by local benefactors Brian and Carey Hamilton toward the construction of an on-campus Academic Excellence Center that will carry their name.

Article - 250000 gift will provide scholarships to Kearney nursing students

“On behalf of the UNMC College of Nursing faculty and staff at the Kearney Division, I would like to say how grateful we are for Ms. Reynolds' extremely generous gift and legacy to the future of health care."

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 - Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts announces campaign gift from James and Rhonda Seacrest

The Seacrests have made a contribution to the University of Nebraska Foundation to the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts to create the James C. and Rhonda Seacrest Program Excellence Fund as a permanent endowment supporting the College forever.

Article - Naming of entrance professorship honor Dr John Langan

John Langan devoted nearly half a century to the University of Nebraska at Omaha, first as a student, then as a faculty member and professor, and eventually as dean of the College of Education.

Article - Involved student becomes involved donor

What would you do if a dear friend died and left you a quarter of a million dollars, with the stipulation you spend it all on charity?

Article - Those who have and know should share

This Friday, Oct. 7, UNL will dedicate a new state-of-the-art lab in the basement of Chase Hall on East Campus.

Article - Caring professor leads to caring student

Jeff Parksfound a “small” way to thank his former professor.

Article - Nanoscience Research Center at UNL to be Named for Couple

Don Voelte and his wife, Nancy Keegan have given a $5 million campaign gift to UNL.

Article - There may never be a better time to create a charitable lead trust

With interest rates so low, according to UNL alum Jere McGaffey (’57), there may never be a better time to create a charitable lead trust.

Article - Scholarship encourages Fairbury High grads to study math sciences at UNL

wo Nebraska natives who support the values instilled in young people who grow up in small Midwestern communities have established a permanently endowed scholarship fund for students graduating from Fairbury High School.

Article - 34 consecutive years of giving But whos counting

University of Nebraska at Omaha alum Roberta Williams has given to the UNO Annual Fund for each of the past 34 years. But she’s not counting.

Article - Her father made sure she went to college now she does the same for others

After the Nama sisters’ mother passed away when they were children, their father, Frank, made sure his daughters would go on to college.

Article - Scholarship makes it easier for students suffering hardships

Milton E. Steinkruger’s 40-year career in the funeral business gave him the opportunity to help those who were grieving or struggling. “Milton was a caring man throughout his life and eager to encourage and support others,” says his wife, Ilene Steinkruger.

Article - Alumna and longtime alumni association supporter gives scholarship to help UNK students

University of Nebraska at Kearney alumna and retired teacher Jean Nama has given a scholarship to support students who wish to further their education in Nebraska and position themselves to be educated citizens.

Article - Donation of Cather documents start of unfinished novel made to UNL

Charles Cather, Willa's nephew, died March 14 in California, and his personal property relating to Willa Cather was given to the University of Nebraska Foundation.

Article - Scholarships help keep UNO students on track

Nearly 85 percent of the students at the University of Nebraska at Omaha apply for financial assistance. But just 30 percent are eligible for Pell Grants, the largest federal grant program for students from low-income families.
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