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
The Ivanhoe Foundation supports future global leaders in water management through generous gift to the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute
The gift will assist students committed to improving water and food security in developing countries.
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.
University of Nebraska Foundation makes America’s Favorite Charities
The University of Nebraska Foundation is among America’s Favorite Charities.
Giving Tuesday on Nov. 27 provides an opportunity to help
Please consider using Giving Tuesday as a day to pause and to support the area of the University of Nebraska and its affiliates that means the most to you.
New scholarship at UNO to benefit generations of IT professionals
The SharePoint Saturday–Omaha Community Educational Scholarship Fund was established with a gift commitment to the University of Nebraska Foundation.
Foundation’s highest 2018 honors go to Milliken and Smith for development service, Ostergards for volunteer service
J.B. Milliken and Nana Smith of Austin and Tonn and Holly Ostergard of Lincoln are the 2018 recipients of the University of Nebraska Foundation’s two highest awards for service.