Media Resources and Newsroom
This page is to help members of the news media and others seeking information about the University of Nebraska Foundation. The most current news releases about gifts are available below or you may browse all stories about how giving helps the University of Nebraska.
Media relations contacts
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:
Vice President, Marketing Communications
Senior Director of Public Relations
402-458-1142 or 402-304-3085
News & Stories
News & Stories
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.