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Article - UNO CodeCrush program for young women will enhance and expand with additional support

The Peter Kiewit Foundation has awarded a challenge grant of $225,000 to UNO for its CodeCrush program, a series of events designed to introduce 8th- and 9th-graders to iSTEM, an integrated approach to studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Article - UNK celebrates Plambeck Center opening for early education

The University of Nebraska at Kearney’s newest building raises the bar for early childhood education, setting a standard for high-quality learning and instruction.

Article - NU Foundation celebrates 2019 philanthropic support

The University of Nebraska Foundation has announced that total philanthropic support, including all new gifts and commitments, surpassed $290 million in its fiscal year ending June 30, 2019. This compares to $231 million in total philanthropic support for the previous fiscal year.

Article - Osbornes and Varners honored with highest development service award

Nancy and Tom Osborne and Paula and Woody Varner have been conferred the 2019 Harlan J. Noddle Award for Distinguished Development Service in recognition of the years they advocated for the university and their involvement with private philanthropy for the university.

Article - Holthus and Raikeses honored with highest volunteer service award

Kelly Holthus of York and Jeff and Tricia Raikes of Seattle and Ashland, Nebraska, are 2019 recipients of the Perry W. Branch Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service.

Article - Werner Enterprises supports UNO programs

Students at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) pursuing careers in supply chain management, logistics, information technology and more will benefit from a gift from Werner Enterprises, Inc.

Article - Kiewit partnership powers Nebraska Engineering forward

The chairman and chief executive officer of Peter Kiewit Sons’, Inc., joined with the chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Sept. 16 to announce the Omaha corporation’s support of a significant expansion of Nebraska engineering.

Article - Redevelopment starts on new MMI facility

Children and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities will benefit from a new facility and all new programs at the Munroe-Meyer Institute in Omaha.

NU Foundation receives highest award for employee wellness programs

The University of Nebraska Foundation has received the Governor’s Harvester Wellness Award, the state’s highest award in recognition of employee wellness programs.

Article - Cancer survivor benefits UNMC and others who have helped him

Cancer survivor’s generosity benefits UNMC and others who’ve helped him

Article - Researches eliminate HIV from animals

University of Nebraska Medical Center collaborates on historic study

Article - When Research Becomes Reality

Can a UNK business professor practice what he preaches after his wife is diagnosed with cancer?

Article - From Cuba to Columbus

UNMC graduate overcomes obstacles to embrace opportunities

Article - Get Your Hands on Nebraska History

Cherish Nebraska explores the future of science by interacting with its past

Article - UNO students make advances in cancer research

UNO students make advances in cancer research, discover their career passions along the way

Article - UNMC breaks ground on Wigton Heritage Center

On June 24, 2019, the University of Nebraska Medical Center community gathered to ceremonially break ground on its new campus welcome center — the Wigton Heritage Center — as well as launch the renovation of Wittson Hall and the McGoogan Library.

Article - Dinsdale Family Learning Commons announced at UNL

The new learning space will be named the Dinsdale Family Learning Commons in honor of Dinsdale brothers, Roy and Jack, who are University of Nebraska alumni.

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.

Article - Fremont group donates to support Alzheimers research at UNMC 2019

The Fremont Area Alzheimer’s Collaboration donated a $60,000 pilot grant to go toward Alzheimer’s disease research.

Article - Support UNO and UNMC causes during Omaha Gives 2019

Consider supporting the UNO Maverick Food Pantry and UNMC SHARING Clinics during Omaha Gives!

Article - Support Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry on Give to Lincoln Day 2019

One in three students at Nebraska worries about not having enough food to eat. Gifts will help the Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+ by providing free food and hygiene supplies to students in need throughout the year.

Article - University of Nebraska Foundation a Top 100 Charity

The University of Nebraska Foundation is among America’s Favorite Charities.

Article - Kinman Oldfield Award provides two decades of support to UNMC

For two decades, a research fund has supported the efforts of leading research scientists at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in the pursuit of treatments and a cure for Alzheimer’s disease.

Article - Great Plains Art Museum celebrates opening of new artist studio and public education lab

Fred and Julie Hoppe of Lincoln provided the gift to enable the Great Plains Art Museum to create the new Elizabeth Rubendall Artist-in-Residence Studio and Education Lab.

Article - University of Nebraska Emergency Assistance Fund

A new fund at the University of Nebraska Foundation will support NU students and employees on all campuses facing sudden financial hardship from emergency situations

Article - Students benefit from Cornish Scholarship

The late Edward Cornish made a gift in 1937 to establish the first permanently endowed scholarship fund to forever support the education of UNL students.

Article - New scholarship helps students experience Ireland

The Cluricaun Irish Society of Lincoln established a new scholarship fund to help students travel and learn abroad in Ireland.

Article - NU Leads the Field in Developing 3D-Printed Prostheses

Jorge Zuniga has become a hero to thousands of kids around the world who need prosthetic hands and upper limbs — and to their families, who often can’t afford them — and in the process, he’s helped the University of Nebraska become the strongest force in the world within this sub-area of biomechanics.

Article - Glow Big Red 2019 Recap

The first-ever Glow Big Red—24 Hours of Husker Giving is in the history books as the newest Husker tradition.

Article - Engler Scholars helping rural Nebraska thrive

Identical twins Joe and Matt Brugger are seniors in the Paul Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. They co-founded Upstream Farms a few years ago on the old family homestead near Albion, Nebraska.

Article - If these walls could talk - UNK Frank House

Thanks to a head-to-toe restoration — along with a head-to-toe restoration of its story — this home, now called the G.W. Frank Museum of History and Culture at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, can tell its more complex and compelling story.

Article - Nursing student plans for career critical to her hometown

Jenna Palouck is among the first students to study and learn in the new College of Nursing Lincoln Division building. Everybody in Ogallala is proud when they hear she's studying to become a nurse, but then they immediately ask: Are you coming back to the area?

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.

Article - WIN to fund Nebraska nonprofit, university project in 2019

Nebraska nonprofit organizations and University of Nebraska programs addressing issues important to the state may now submit funding ideas to Women Investing in Nebraska for its 2019 grant awards.

Article - Bringing attention to UNL students who face personal adversity

The Astir CASNR Emergency Student Aid Fund enables the college to help students who are at risk of disruption to their education because of financial hardship such as the loss of a parent, job loss or medical crisis.

Article - Leadership gift enables university to prepare even more needed teachers for Nebraska

Thanks to a generous gift from the William and Ruth Scott Family Foundation, the University of Nebraska – the state’s largest producer of teachers – will be in an even stronger position to meet one of Nebraska’s most critical workforce needs.

Article - Ivanhoe Foundation supports future global leaders in water management

The gift will assist students committed to improving water and food security in developing countries.

Article - Christensens to be honored with naming of UNO concert hall

The newly renovated concert hall within the Janet A. and Willis S. Strauss Performing Arts Center will be named in honor of UNO Chancellor Emeritus John Christensen and his wife, Jan.

Article - Giving Tuesday November 27 provides opportunity to help your university

Please consider using Giving Tuesday as a day to pause and to support the area of the University of Nebraska and its affiliates that means the most to you.

Article - SharePoint Saturday Omaha Community Educational Scholarship Fund

The SharePoint Saturday–Omaha Community Educational Scholarship Fund was established with a gift commitment to the University of Nebraska Foundation.

Article - Student Brenna Backemeyer thanks you for supporting the N Fund

The N Fund allows alumni and friends to contribute to priority funds that support specific Nebraska colleges, as well as broader areas of need like student scholarships, faculty development and campus libraries.

Article - 2018 award recipients Ostergards and Milliken Smith

J.B. Milliken and Nana Smith of Austin and Tonn and Holly Ostergard of Lincoln are the 2018 recipients of the University of Nebraska Foundation’s two highest awards for service.

Article - 2018 fiscal year highlights news

The University of Nebraska Foundation reports on fiscal year 2018, celebrates its annual award recipients and announces new and re-elected board members.

Article - UNK Daake Scholarship

Greg and Stephanie Daake know all about the talented graduates of their alma mater: they hire them. Their new coworker, recent UNK grad Jase Hueser, was a recipient of the Daake Design Scholarship from UNK that helped him succeed.

Article - Allen Lecture Series at UNL

The Allens said beginning their education in liberal arts helped encourage their own entrepreneurial interests in the medical field as well as other areas of business.

Article - Giving Tuesday provides opportunity to help UNL

Please consider Giving Tuesday as a day to pause and to support the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Article - First scholarship recipients honored to meet Swarts family

Recipients of a new scholarship get the opportunity to meet the family of the man who gifted a scholarship fund to forever help UNL students.

Article - WIN 2018 grants address needs for rural children and older Nebraskans

Women Investing in Nebraska awarded two grants of $91,500 each to expand free after-school programming and to provide mental and cognitive health screenings to older adults.

Article - UNK to celebrate childhood education center groundbreaking

University of Nebraska at Kearney, the community and greater Nebraska will celebrate the beginning of Nebraska’s most innovative center of early childhood excellence.

Article - Rock-star grad reaches summit of life by giving back

College of Engineering alumnus Ken Jones returns to Lincoln each year to talk with his scholarship recipients about what it takes to reach the top.

Article - Connie Claussen

UNO’s athletic director emeritus and former coach Connie Claussen reigned with passion and purpose.

Article - N Fund 2017-18 Annual Giving Impact Report

More than 13,000 of you contributed this year to make an impact on the lives of University of Nebraska–Lincoln students through scholarships, academic programs, renowned faculty, new facilities and more.

Article - Wilkins named Nebraska Corn Checkoff presidential chair

The Nebraska Corn Board made a $2 million commitment to the University of Nebraska Foundation in 2014 to establish the permanently endowed chair.

Article - Grand opening July 10 for new College of Nursing Lincoln Division and UNL Health Center

A new University of Nebraska facility will give students access to improved health care while providing its nursing program a world-class learning and research space with capacity for future growth.

Article - Wigton gift makes possible welcome and history center at UNMC

The Wigton Heritage Center will be built in conjunction with the Wittson Hall renovation project at UNMC and is made possible with a gift commitment from Robert Wigton, M.D.

Article - Art gift to enhance entrance to UNMC Davis Global Center

The gift allows for a three-story lighted art decorative screen wall that will welcome visitors as they make their way toward the Dr. Edwin Davis & Dorothy Balbach Davis Global Center for Advanced Interprofessional Learning.

Article - New UNK early childhood education center to be named for LaVonne Plambeck

The LaVonne Kopecky Plambeck Early Childhood Education Center at the University of Nebraska at Kearney will be a model for early childhood education, early childhood educator preparation, and research.

Article - A new home for good business and for the business of doing good

UNL’s Hawks Hall is a new home for good business … and for the business of doing good.

Article - A message of hope and help

A message of hope and help: UNK students like Luke Grossnicklaus pay it forward.

Article - You get to see a lot of gratefulness

Medical student who serves the underserved – while gaining hands-on experience – thanks the people who support UNMC’s student-run SHARING Clinics.

Article - A sacred circle of connections

A sacred circle of connections: UNO, math and the Henry Doorly Zoo.

Article - Quilt museum celebrates 10th anniversary gifts that made it possible

Nebraska’s International Quilt Study Center & Museum turns 10 and reflects on its unique mission and the many charitable contributions that brought it to life.

Article - Faculty emeritus Pete Mayeux offers advice to his scholarship recipients and professionals

Peter Mayeux helped hundreds of students achieve their media careers during his 36 years at Nebraska, and the scholarship in his honor continues to do the same. Current recipient Hanna Stobolka can testify to that.

Article - I really wish I could have thanked her

UNMC student will never forget the name of a nurse from the past – Vela E. Stewart – who left a legacy for her and other future nurses.

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.

Youre invited For the Love of Books event is Feb 8 at UNL

Celebration support students in Medieval and Renaissance Studies and the conservation of special collections and rare books from the Medieval and Renaissance periods.

Article - Quilt detectives piece together the facts

Piecing together the facts: Volunteers on the Genealogy Task Force at UNL’s International Quilt Study Center & Museum find the fascinating stories behind the quilts.

Article - Childrens Dental Day is Feb 2 and you can help

Some of the nearly 200 children attending have never been able to see a dentist.

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 - Women Investing in Nebraska to fund Nebraska nonprofits, university projects

WIN asks potential grant seekers to submit a letter of inquiry by Feb. 19, 2018.

Article - Jerry Pabst wills 3 million for prostate cancer research and care

The gift establishes three permanently endowed funds to forever support the efforts of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.

Article - UNK scholarship supports first-generation college students, honors Peterson familys legacy

Kearney native Pete Peterson has established a new scholarship for students who, like him, are the first in their family to ever attend college.

Article - Our employee wellness program is getting recognition - a lot of it

Long appreciated by our employees, our wellness program is racking up recognition and awards from outside our organization.

Article - COPIC Medial Foundation Gift

Training vehicles travel state to simulate real-life emergency rooms and ambulances and are equipped with mannequins that simulate human patients.

Article - Nebraska business scholarship forever honors alumnus Ron Rotherham

The family of Nebraska alumnus Ron Rotherham has honored the Ewing native as a loving husband, father and grandfather by establishing a scholarship in his memory.