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

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.

Posted: Mon, Apr 16, 2018

UNMC

‘I really wish I could have thanked her’

‘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.

Posted: Wed, Mar 14, 2018

UNL

In her life of philanthropy, a few special gifts stand out

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.

Posted: Fri, Feb 9, 2018

UNL

You’re invited: For the Love of Books event is Feb. 8 at UNL

You’re 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.

Posted: Wed, Jan 31, 2018

UNL

Quilt ‘detectives’ piece together the facts

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.

Posted: Thu, Jan 25, 2018

UNMC

Children’s Dental Day is Feb. 2 and you can help

Children’s Dental Day is Feb. 2 and you can help

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

Posted: Tue, Jan 23, 2018

UNL

Gift from “remarkable man” to help art students achieve their dreams

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.

Posted: Wed, Jan 10, 2018

UNMC

Jerry Pabst wills $3 million for prostate cancer research and care

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.

Posted: Wed, Dec 13, 2017

UNK

UNK scholarship supports first-generation college students, honors Peterson family’s legacy

UNK scholarship supports first-generation college students, honors Peterson family’s 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.

Posted: Thu, Dec 7, 2017

UNMC

COPIC Medical Foundation $75,000 gift to enhance UNMC training for rural first responders, health care providers

COPIC Medical Foundation $75,000 gift to enhance UNMC training for rural first responders, health care providers

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

Posted: Mon, Nov 20, 2017

UNL

Nebraska business scholarship forever honors alumnus Ron Rotherham

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.

Posted: Tue, Nov 14, 2017

UNL

Worths provide $1 million-plus estate gift to forever support art programs at Nebraska

Worths provide $1 million-plus estate gift to forever support art programs at Nebraska

A couple who adored the arts and worked at the university for many, many years have left a lasting legacy for Nebraska that will support various art students and faculty members.

Posted: Thu, Nov 2, 2017

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.

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.

Holland Foundation $2 million gift creates endowed presidential chair in early childhood development

Funds will forever support the university’s Buffett Early Childhood Institute and its public outreach and education programs across Nebraska.

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