Lucas Dart named to lead UNK alumni relations and fundraising
— The University of Nebraska Foundation announced Lucas Dart will become vice president of alumni relations and development for the University of Nebraska at Kearney on March 1
WIN seeks winning ideas from Nebraska nonprofits
Nebraska nonprofit organizations striving to address critical community needs or wishing to make a significant local or state impact are invited to submit their funding ideas to Women Investing in Nebraska by March 1, 2014.
Hubbard Foundation advances State Museum's outreach and service
The University of Nebraska State Museum has received a major gift from the Claire M. Hubbard Foundation to provide funding to establish a volunteer program, launch a new distance learning program and begin a program to help underserved populations access the museum.
Alumnus Dusty Jura returns to help advance UNK
The University of Nebraska Foundation has selected Dusty Jura as director of development for the University of Nebraska at Kearney College of Education and the Athletic Department.
Nebraskan who wasn't able to go to college is making certain others do
Robert Sahling of Kearney wasn’t able to go to college in the 1940s but is doing what he can now to help generations of young Nebraskans have access to an education at UNK.
Memory of alumna Jessica Lutton Bedient lives on through study abroad
To honor Jessica’s life, which tragically ended three years ago, a study abroad scholarship was established by her family and friends for UNL students wanting to serve and study in another country.
UNL College of Arts and Sciences welcomes new fundraisers
The University of Nebraska Foundation welcomes Joye Fehringer and Victor Martinez as development officers for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Arts and Sciences.
Donors give record $236.7 million to University of Nebraska
Alumni and friends gave $236.7 million to the University of Nebraska this year, making it the University of Nebraska Foundation’s best year ever for private gifts.
Stumpf family gift supports ag research at University of Nebraska
A gift of more than $3 million provides the potential to take Nebraska’s wheat breeding and cropping systems research to a new level of innovation not seen since the early days of plant genetics.
Women Investing in Nebraska awards annual grants to help
Women Investing in Nebraska has awarded two grants to Nebraska nonprofit groups totaling $153,500. One grant supports young people who are transitioning out of foster care, and a second grant will encourage more women to pursue careers in information technology.
UNO Opens $6 Million Biomechanics Research Building
The state-of-the-art building is one of the first stand-alone buildings in the world dedicated to biomechanics research.
Alumna Carol Cope leaves lasting legacy with $12.6 million estate gift
The estate of longtime Kearney resident and philanthropist Carol Cope has made the gift to provide permanently endowed support for students, faculty and programs at the University of Nebraska at Kearney and University of Nebraska–Lincoln.