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News & Stories
News & Stories
UNK’s new 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.
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.
A message of hope and help
A message of hope and help: UNK students like Luke Grossnicklaus pay it forward.
‘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.
A sacred circle of connections
A sacred circle of connections: UNO, math and the Henry Doorly Zoo.
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.
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.
‘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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.