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UNK

Honoring Nebraska's rural educators

Honoring Nebraska's rural educators

One room. One teacher.

Posted: mar, oct 2, 2012

UNO

Pilot credits UNO with helping his career fly

Pilot credits UNO with helping his career fly

Jeff Lehmkuhl’s workday can be dangerous. The Air Force captain is executive officer of the 563rd Rescue Group at Davis-Monthan AFB in Arizona. He flies the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter. He’s been deployed to both Afghanistan and Iraq, rescuing special-ops forces deep behind enemy lines.

Posted: lun, jul 2, 2012

UNO

Gift from former student supports Creative Nonfiction Program at UNO

Gift from former student supports Creative Nonfiction Program at UNO

A recent gift from The Kinney Family Foundation to the University of Nebraska Foundation honors individuals who were instrumental in the development of the English Department’s Creative Nonfiction Program at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and supports the current program and its students.

Posted: mié, abr 4, 2012

FOUNDATION

Estate gift to provide scholarships to students at UNO

Estate gift to provide scholarships to students at UNO

A $500,000 gift will create new scholarship opportunities for students at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where more than 80 percent of students seek financial assistance to attend college.

Posted: mié, abr 4, 2012

UNK

It's all in the family for UNK scholarship donors

It's all in the family for UNK scholarship donors

“The way we look at it,” Jack says, “we have our own alumni association.”

Posted: mié, mar 28, 2012

DONOR STORIES

Happy UNO donor makes students feel the same

Happy UNO donor makes students feel the same

Miss Betty Jean Haupt must have had fun at Omaha U.

Posted: mié, mar 28, 2012

MEMORIAL

Bennett memorial scholarship to support business students at UNK

Bennett memorial scholarship to support business students at UNK

A new memorial scholarship provides support to students in the College of Business and Technology at the University of Nebraska at Kearney while remembering the life of alumnus Dr. Keith N. Bennett.

Posted: mar, mar 27, 2012

UNK

Scholarship honors parents who contributed to

Scholarship honors parents who contributed to "the good life"

“My parents are dyed in the wool Nebraskans,” he says. “They grew up in tough times, when everything was at a premium. … One thing my family has learned is that Nebraska’s greatest resource is its people. “That’s what makes ‘the good life’ in Nebraska.”

Posted: mié, feb 29, 2012

UNL

Of fathers, sons and daughters

Of fathers, sons and daughters

Anne Martin doesn’t remember much about the night her dad got inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame. It was 1993. She was just 2 years old. But someone captured it on VHS tape back then and mailed a copy to her parents.

Posted: vie, feb 24, 2012

UNO

UNO alums love giving back to their alma mater

UNO alums love giving back to their alma mater

Bob was a bouncer at an Omaha bar, the Dundee Dell. It was a small, dark place in those days. Margaret was sitting by a front window. The sun was shining on her red hair.

Posted: lun, feb 6, 2012

UNO

UNO Athletics announces major gift toward academic success

UNO Athletics announces major gift toward academic success

The University of Nebraska Omaha athletic department and the University of Nebraska Foundation today announced a leadership gift by local benefactors Brian and Carey Hamilton toward the construction of an on-campus Academic Excellence Center that will carry their name.

Posted: mié, ene 25, 2012

UNL

$250,000 gift will provide scholarships to Kearney nursing students

“On behalf of the UNMC College of Nursing faculty and staff at the Kearney Division, I would like to say how grateful we are for Ms. Reynolds' extremely generous gift and legacy to the future of health care."

Posted: mié, nov 16, 2011

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.

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