UNMC-UNK complex is a game changer for rural health care
Health-care education and access for central and western Nebraska took a giant step forward April 4 when ground was broken at a ceremony for a new University of Nebraska project: The Health Science Education Complex at University of Nebraska at Kearney.
UNMC, UNK to break ground on $19 million Health Science Education Complex April 4
Health-care education and access for central and western Nebraska will take a giant step forward when ground is broken for The Health Science Education Complex at University of Nebraska at Kearney.
Friends keep triple threat doctor's dreams alive
Dr. Paul Tran of UNMC had a passion to improve medical education in his native Vietnam. But he became ill and passed away, and a grant he’d received was revoked. Thanks to something his friends did in his memory, however, Tran’s dream is still alive.
Berkshire Hathaway investor invests in Omaha
Poverty. Science. Education. The arts. That’s where Dick Holland has put almost all of his money. “I feel there’s no point in leaving life without having done things for your fellow man.”
Students say the most grateful things
“If I could ever say anything, face to face, with the people who gave me the money to chase my dreams … it would be a very long handshake and possibly a hug,” says Parker Loghry, a Thompson Scholar at UNK. “I would just look them in the eye and say, ‘You have no idea.’”
You deserve love. You matter.
You deserve love. You matter. Those are messages Pamela Buffett wants to send to everyone out in the world who’s trying to overcome so much in their lives, like cancer.
Free Dental Day for children makes everyone smile
For some children, dental care is too expensive for their families. That’s why 13 years ago the UNMC College of Dentistry and its students began providing clinics that offer complimentary dental services just for kids—all on a fun filled day. Learn how Children’s Dental Day is helping.
Scholarship will make her a better doctor
“Thank you, thank you from the bottom of my heart, because you’re going to make me a better doctor.”
Donors turn lifelong nursing dream into a reality
Her dream was always the same. “When I was a little girl, I remember being asked the infamous question: ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’” Myrranda Essex says. “And unlike some children, I always gave the same answer: ‘I want to be a nurse.’”
Remembering ... UNMC supporter and transplant recipient David Aresty
David Aresty, a bone marrow transplant and liver transplant patient who was also a prominent supporter of UNMC, died Oct. 23 at age 56.
Pioneering patient and doctor connected by cancer reconnect
Four decades later, Stephen Smith reconnected in person with the doctor who saved his life as a boy – retiring UNMC Chancellor Harold M. Maurer, M.D. – and thanked him for a wonderful life.
Working to kill the killers
An Arizona cowboy was just a few years into his career as a pro steer wrestler when he got attacked by some killers. The attacks were odd. This cowboy was 26 at the time and these particular killers – the killer cells of autoimmune Type 1 diabetes – usually go after kids.
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.