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

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.

Posted: Wed, Apr 10, 2019

UNL

Students still benefit from first endowed scholarship created in 1930s

Students still benefit from first endowed scholarship created in 1930s

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.

Posted: Wed, Mar 20, 2019

UNL

New scholarship helps students experience Ireland

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.

Posted: Thu, Mar 7, 2019

UNO

‘We’re No. 1’: NU leads the field in developing 3D-printed prostheses

‘We’re No. 1’: 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.

Posted: Thu, Feb 28, 2019

UNL

Inaugural Glow Big Red a success with more than 1,500 contributors

Inaugural Glow Big Red a success with more than 1,500 contributors

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

Posted: Fri, Feb 15, 2019

UNL

Field of dreams

Field of dreams

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.

Posted: Fri, Feb 8, 2019

UNK

If these walls could talk

If these walls could talk

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.

Posted: Fri, Feb 8, 2019

UNMC

Nursing student plans for career critical to her hometown

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?

Posted: Thu, Feb 7, 2019

UNMC

Remembering - Gerald Christensen, M.D.

Remembering - Gerald Christensen, M.D.

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.

Posted: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

UNL

Professor, daughter bring attention to UNL students who face personal adversity

Professor, daughter bring 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.

Posted: Tue, Dec 18, 2018

FOUNDATION

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

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.

Posted: Mon, Dec 17, 2018

UNO

Christensens to be honored with naming of concert hall in UNO Strauss Performing Arts Center

Christensens to be honored with naming of concert hall in UNO Strauss Performing Arts Center

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.

Posted: Thu, Nov 29, 2018

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.

New emergency assistance fund to support NU students, employees facing sudden hardship

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

Students still benefit from first endowed scholarship created in 1930s

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.

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