UNK's broadcast journalism students benefit from Mitchell scholarships
The next generation of broadcast journalists from UNK now have additional support for their education and training with a gift from the John and Mary Mitchell family.
Campaign for Nebraska advances University of Nebraska's service to the state, world
Today we announced that the Campaign for Nebraska has raised more than $1.8 billion for the University of Nebraska.
Startup couple got their start at UNL
John and Ella Wirtz give back to a place that has made all of the difference to their careers – and their happiness.
Gift from Fremont Alzheimer's group benefits promising research at UNMC
A $25,000 gift from the Fremont (Neb.) Area Alzheimer’s Committee will strengthen UNMC's efforts to successfully recruit individuals to participate in national clinical trials.
Quilt center celebrates expansion start, new endowed directorship
The thousands of guests from around the world who each year visit the International Quilt Study Center & Museum now look forward to seeing even more inside thanks to expansion of the museum.
New Hubbard Funds encourage student careers in paleontology and archeology
Ted Hubbard wants students to experience the same excitement for discovery that he enjoyed by helping University of Nebraska students who study paleontology and archaeology.
UNO students, entrepreneurs, franchising professionals to benefit from $1 million gift
Today the University of Nebraska at Omaha announced a $1 million gift from UNO alumnus and Omaha native John Morgan of Minneapolis, Minn., to create one of the campus’ highest ranking endowed faculty positions.
One Room, One Teacher celebrates rural education
With its rich heritage in preparing teachers for service, the University of Nebraska at Kearney now honors those who have served in rural schools. A permanent honor wall provides the recognition they deserve.
Cuming County Livestock Feeders Association gives $25,000 for Veterinary Diagnostic Center
The gift will help replace an aging facility that no longer meets modern laboratory standards. The planned new facility will help ensure livestock producers and others have access to the best available laboratory diagnostics, research, education and outreach services.
Working to kill the killers
An Arizona cowboy was just a few years into his career as a pro steer wrestler when he got attacked by some killers. The attacks were odd. This cowboy was 26 at the time and these particular killers – the killer cells of autoimmune Type 1 diabetes – usually go after kids.
Professor helps students achieve moments of "Eureka!"
There once was a girl growing up in northern Minnesota. (This wasn’t so long ago. She’s only 33.) She was one of those kids who’d hide in the corner during math class. She liked math. She’d always finish the homework early. She was good at it. But math class bored her because her teachers bored her. Most just lectured at her.
Scholarship helps watermelon boy become music man
UNK student Parker Loghry grew up in St. Libory, Neb., a town just north of Grand Island. “Watermelon country,” he calls it. When he was 10, he went to work in the watermelon fields. Planting. Pruning. Picking.