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.
UNMC and Nebraska Medicine aim to help Nepal
The earthquake near Kathmandu that toppled temples and triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest has killed more than 5,000 people and left up to 1.4 million people in the affected area without shelter, food, water and medical assistance.
Together, WE CAN
No one should have to battle cancer alone. Through the WE CAN Cure-a-thon on April 9 and 10, become a WE CAN PARTNER by making a $20 contribution each month, starting today. Bring hope for cancer patients, right here in Nebraska.
Gift from Fremont organization supports promising Alzheimer's research at UNMC
A gift by the Fremont (Neb.) Area Alzheimer’s Committee to support innovative research at the University of Nebraska Medical Center helps augment the fight against a disease that currently affects 35,000 Nebraskans and more than 5 million people nationwide.
Nebraska native remembers home state with $1.5 million gift to benefit UNMC
A Nebraska native who spent his career in California has given back to his home state with a $1.5 million gift to benefit the health and well-being of Nebraskans.
UNMC macular degeneration, regenerative medicine research bolstered by $1.3 million gift
The Pearsons’ gift helps fund research at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in macular degeneration and regenerative medicine and supports two existing endowed funds established at the University of Nebraska Foundation by the Pearsons during their lifetimes.
Ebola expert explains public health side of outbreak
Why is this Ebola outbreak so big? A sell-out crowd of more than 200 people learned the answer during UNMC’s most recent Science Café talk in Omaha.
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.
For his ‘Jeannie With the Dark-Brown Hair'
Marv Welstead, a retired banker from Fremont, Neb., helped form the Fremont Area Alzheimer’s Committee, which recently gave $25,000 to fund clinical trials at UNMC.
Grateful couple wants to give back for ‘million-dollar' education
“Sometimes, the worst possible tragedies can turn into the biggest positives,” says Dr. Charles “Dave” Fritch.
Why they give
Ian Chapo, 22, graduated with degrees in economics and political science on May 10. Eleven days later, he made his first gift to the university – one for the Model United Nations Fund, which supports the Model United Nations student group he belonged to at UNL.
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.