‘Mrs. Elaine Spire … Thank You’
UNO senior wants donor to know that he will try to live up to the standard set by her late husband, the great Robert Spire.
Tammy Kielian has personal reason to research Juvenile Batten disease
Tammy Kielian, professor of pathology and microbiology, took on the search for a treatment for Juvenile Batten disease when her niece was diagnosed with the rare, fatal disorder.
Prostate cancer focus of $5 million Korff estate gift to UNMC
The gift will help provide the best possible treatment for prostate cancer and further research into one of the most common cancers among men.
Scotts’ latest donation takes aim at inflammatory bowel disease
The gift from Ruth and Bill Scott of Omaha will help Nebraska become one of the top places in the country for treatment and research of inflammatory bowel disease.
Artist Dale Chihuly to create art for the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center
The Chihuly Sanctuary, gifted by Suzanne and Walter Scott, will be a cornerstone of the Healing Arts Program.
“Our Students, Our Future” initiative to raise $200 million in support of NU students
Increased access and success for current and future students is the focus of a two-year, $200 million fundraising initiative announced Sep. 24.
Student scholarship forever honors John Hlavacek and family
John Hlavacek, who spent the second half of his life in Omaha as a journalist, a city councilman, a travel agent and an author is said to have fallen in love with Omaha.
Here’s a noteworthy alumna you probably don’t know: Ruth E. Wilcox, M.D.
Ruth E. Wilcox, M.D., recalls her long career – and her med school ‘fellows’ who made all the difference.
$4 million private fundraising goal met for Health Science Education Complex at UNK
The new academic facility is a collaboration of the University of Nebraska Medical Center and University of Nebraska at Kearney to meet growing demand for primary and rural health care.
Ceremony recognizes major milestone in construction of Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center
$323 million project on course for completion in 2017
Leslie’s Healing Garden to be part of cancer healing arts program
The garden at the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer will be a place where patients and families can visit to escape the realities of cancer and spend time outside.
"It’s always been Nebraska …”
Class of ’52 UNL alumna and widow of former Husker basketball player Dr. Henry Cech, who was a longtime Lincoln orthodontist and a College of Dentistry alumnus, creates the first professorship of orthodontics at UNMC.
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.