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First Haddix Community Chair of Science creating strong bonds with Omaha and its young people

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.

Posted: vie, jul 10, 2015

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First-generation UNO student grateful for Spire Scholarship

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.

Posted: lun, jun 8, 2015

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Support UNO and UNMC through Omaha Gives!

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.

Posted: jue, may 14, 2015

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Here’s why he can’t stop smiling

Here’s why he can’t stop smiling

UNO social work student says scholarship has opened doors – and opened his eyes to career opportunities.

Posted: jue, may 7, 2015

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A Portrait of Philanthropy: Ron and Connie Brasel

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.

Posted: mié, abr 1, 2015

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A toast to a great teacher, Orv Menard

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.

Posted: vie, ene 16, 2015

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Near the end of the road, what matters the most?

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.

Posted: lun, dic 1, 2014

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Campaign for Nebraska advances University of Nebraska's service to the state, world

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.

Posted: lun, oct 27, 2014

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The true meaning of being a star

The true meaning of being a star

UNO student wants to help others, because she’s seen true superheroes in action.

Posted: vie, oct 3, 2014

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An especially loyal employee

An especially loyal employee

Former Union Pacific scholarship recipient at UNO now a part of the U.P. family.

Posted: mar, sep 2, 2014

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Near the end of the road, what matters the most?

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.

Posted: jue, ago 28, 2014

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Student wants to thank those who fed her hunger

Student wants to thank those who fed her hunger

UNO sophomore Jennifer Alquicira can tell you what it’s like to be hungry – and what it’s like to know people care.

Posted: mar, jul 1, 2014

Quilt museum celebrates 10th anniversary, gifts that made it possible

Nebraska’s International Quilt Study Center & Museum turns 10 and reflects on its unique mission and the many charitable contributions that brought it to life.

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.

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