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.
In memory of her son, Kearney woman plants seeds for the future
A Kearney woman feels blessed that the scholarship she and her husband created – in memory of their oncologist son – is helping UNK students go on to med school at UNMC.
Support UNO and UNMC through Omaha Gives!
On May 20, join the Omaha community in Omaha Gives! — a 24-hour charitable challenge to benefit the community’s nonprofits.
NU Foundation receives state’s highest award for employee wellness programs
The University of Nebraska Foundation has received the Governor’s Harvester Wellness Award, the state’s highest award in recognition of employee wellness programs.
UNMC breaks ground on new welcome center
On June 24, 2019, the University of Nebraska Medical Center community gathered to ceremonially break ground on its new campus welcome center — the Wigton Heritage Center — as well as launch the renovation of Wittson Hall and the McGoogan Library.
Private gifts establish learning commons at UNL’s East Campus library
The new learning space will be named the Dinsdale Family Learning Commons in honor of Dinsdale brothers, Roy and Jack, who are University of Nebraska alumni.