“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.
A gift for his father, the filmmaker
Bob Chenoweth, a retired Hollywood producer, finds a perfect way to make amends with his ‘ornery’ dad, who was Omaha’s first filmmaker.
First Haddix Community Chair of Science creating strong bonds with Omaha and its young people
Dr. Christine Cutucache, UNO’s first Haddix Community Chair of Science, learned to love STEM subjects through hands-on experiences.
First-generation UNO student grateful for Spire Scholarship
UNO student has a history of helping others in the community. He also knows what it’s like to receive the help he needs to get through school.
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.
Here’s why he can’t stop smiling
UNO social work student says scholarship has opened doors – and opened his eyes to career opportunities.
A Portrait of Philanthropy: Ron and Connie Brasel
Ron and Connie Brasel of Omaha say they got hooked on UNO hockey years ago after getting to know the coaches and players. They saw the shoestring budget in those early days, and decided to help. It’s been a fun ride, they say, to see how far the Mavs have come.
A toast to a great teacher, Orv Menard
Orv Menard didn’t want a funeral. Instead, he just wanted people to gather at the school’s alumni house for an afternoon of conversation and sparkling French wine – Cremant – all on his dime, and some good Dixieland music. They did.
Near the end of the road, what matters the most?
How to age with grace? Father Leo Missinne, an expert on aging and a professor emeritus in UNO’s department of gerontology, describes ways that older people can find meaning in life. One of them, he says, is by giving back to others.
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.
The true meaning of being a star
UNO student wants to help others, because she’s seen true superheroes in action.
An especially loyal employee
Former Union Pacific scholarship recipient at UNO now a part of the U.P. family.
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.