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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

DONOR STORIES

Why they give

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.

Posted: mar, jul 1, 2014

UNO

Couple sees their children and giving as the glue to their marriage

Couple sees their children and giving as the glue to their marriage

Two years ago, Mary and Rodrigo Lopez of Omaha led a Habitat for Humanity team in Haiti. It had been several years since the earthquake, and yet many people were still living in tent camps.

Posted: jue, may 29, 2014

UNO

Upcoming giving days can benefit University of Nebraska nonprofits

Upcoming giving days can benefit University of Nebraska nonprofits

Ready. Set. Give. Upcoming community giving day events provide a 24-hour focus to the importance of philanthropy within Nebraska and on our University of Nebraska campuses.

Posted: vie, may 2, 2014

UNO

A community center centered at UNO

A community center centered at UNO

Like the one-of-a-kind mural in the basement, UNO’s newly dedicated Community Engagement Center will be a unique place of unity and community – and yet another way that UNO is shaking hands with the city.

Posted: mar, abr 29, 2014

UNL

Older sister's hand-me-down right fit for UNL scholarship student

Older sister's hand-me-down right fit for UNL scholarship student

As the youngest of three, Elise Van Hove has always received hand-me-downs. But Elise, who grew up in South Dakota, says there’s one hand-me-down she’s especially grateful for – a passion for the University of Nebraska.

Posted: mar, abr 29, 2014

UNO

Young Nebraska leaders go to Washington

Young Nebraska leaders go to Washington

A Nebraska Congressman keeps a bed in his office in Washington, D.C.? That surprised some young Nebraska eyes.

Posted: mar, abr 29, 2014

UNO

UNO Community Engagement Center Dedicated

UNO Community Engagement Center Dedicated

On Thursday, April 17, the UNO celebrated the biggest addition yet to its world-leading community engagement efforts with the dedication of the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center.

Posted: jue, abr 17, 2014

MEMORIAL

Alumnus Jim Young passes away after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer

Alumnus Jim Young passes away after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer

University of Nebraska Foundation Trustee and University of Nebraska at Omaha Alumnus James R. Young passed away Feb. 15, after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 61.

Posted: mar, abr 1, 2014

UNO

An idea

An idea "that will help people succeed"

“We want to help people succeed,” says UNO graduate student Rob LaMagna-Reiter. “And we believe we have a great idea to do that.”

Posted: mar, abr 1, 2014

UNO

Fire at UNO displaces students, destroys belongings

Fire at UNO displaces students, destroys belongings

On Wednesday a two-alarm fire displaced 42 University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) students and severely damaged the residence hall they call home.

Posted: jue, feb 27, 2014

UNMC

Berkshire Hathaway investor invests in Omaha

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.”

Posted: mar, feb 25, 2014

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.

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