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If you are a member of the news media, we are available to answer questions you may have about the University of Nebraska Foundation or to assist you with stories involving how private donations help the university in important ways. We are committed to responding to you in a timely way and invite you to contact us:

Dorothy Endacott
Vice President, Marketing Communications
402-458-1141
Robb Crouch
Senior Director of Public Relations
402-458-1142 or 402-304-3085

 

 

 

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UNL

Mark Wilkins named Nebraska Corn Checkoff presidential chair at UNL

Mark Wilkins named Nebraska Corn Checkoff presidential chair at UNL

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

Posted: mar, ago 7, 2018

EVENTS

University of Nebraska opens new health center, nursing college complex

University of Nebraska opens new health center, nursing college complex

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.

Posted: mar, jul 10, 2018

UNMC

Wigton gift makes possible welcome and history center at UNMC

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.

Posted: vie, jun 29, 2018

UNMC

Gift will expand and enhance entrance to UNMC’s new clinical simulation facility

Gift will expand and enhance entrance to UNMC’s new clinical simulation facility

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.

Posted: vie, jun 29, 2018

UNK

UNK’s new early childhood education center to be named for LaVonne Plambeck

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.

Posted: jue, jun 28, 2018

UNL

Quilt museum celebrates 10th anniversary, gifts that made it possible

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.

Posted: jue, may 10, 2018