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.
Health Science now a big fish on campus
The home of Health Sciences at UNK used to be a single small room in Bruner Hall, maybe 12 feet by 12 feet. One of its walls was solid glass, so people walking by would stare at the department’s three workers crammed inside like sardines.
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.
Alumna shows appreciation for UNK with scholarship for students in crisis
To encourage and support University of Nebraska at Kearney students who may face life’s unpredicted challenges, alumna Ilene Albrecht Steinkruger has established a scholarship to help when they need it most.
UNK student chose to serve rather than be served over spring break
She wanted to serve people, not to party.
Student scholarship honors teaching passion of Neva Nielsen
Monty and Anne Nielsen have established the Neva Nielsen Elementary Education Scholarship in honor of his mother and her devotion to teaching.
$1.3 million gift celebrated by UNK music department
The University of Nebraska at Kearney Department of Music and Performing Arts has received a $1.3 million gift from an anonymous donor to bolster student scholarships, faculty support and more.
UNK's bad storm damage brings out good in people
The phone call came at 3:30 a.m. with the shocking news...
See how much Campaign for Nebraska has changed UNK
Your gifts to UNK make a tremendous difference supporting all areas from student scholarship funds to campus improvements.
Parents who gave, receive from children
From a conversation with son Tom Henning.
Good Samaritan Hospital gives $1 million for health science education
UNK has received a $1 million leadership gift from Good Samaritan Hospital and Catholic Health Initiatives.
He had the music in him
He taught them how to sing and, in the process, how to soar in life.
Women Investing in Nebraska to fund Nebraska nonprofits, university projects
WIN asks potential grant seekers to submit a letter of inquiry by Feb. 19, 2018.
Our employee wellness program is getting recognition – a lot of it
Long appreciated by our employees, our wellness program is racking up recognition and awards from outside our organization.
Holland Foundation $2 million gift creates endowed presidential chair in early childhood development
Funds will forever support the university’s Buffett Early Childhood Institute and its public outreach and education programs across Nebraska.