Scholarship honors UNO parent, soccer fan fighting cancer
To say John Marinkovich and his family love soccer is somewhat of an understatement.
Gift honors two extraordinary women, benefits UNO's STEM initiatives
The establishment of a new endowed professorship will further strengthen STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha while honoring family members of a highly accomplished UNO graduate.
Meet the Millers and more
Tom and Janet Miller have more than a hundred children. Masato, Renato, Luis Carlos, Salim, Kwon-ho…
UNO students, entrepreneurs, franchising professionals to benefit from $1 million gift
Today the University of Nebraska at Omaha announced a $1 million gift from UNO alumnus and Omaha native John Morgan of Minneapolis, Minn., to create one of the campus’ highest ranking endowed faculty positions.
Early childhood professor learned shared experiences aren't always shared
A little girl was crying. A young preschool teacher was comforting her. But then a little boy raced across the room and jumped on the teacher’s back.
Young investors learn the value of time at UNO
You’re 18. You have a credit card debt of $30,000. You’re making the minimum monthly payment. You’re actually one of the 18-year-olds in the most recent Maverick Investment Summer Camp at UNO.
Professor helps students achieve moments of "Eureka!"
There once was a girl growing up in northern Minnesota. (This wasn’t so long ago. She’s only 33.) She was one of those kids who’d hide in the corner during math class. She liked math. She’d always finish the homework early. She was good at it. But math class bored her because her teachers bored her. Most just lectured at her.
Buffett gives students some priceless advice
A young woman stood before the third-richest man in the world – Warren Buffett – one recent day and asked him about something almost everybody in the world wants. Success. This was during a live CNN interview at UNO’s Mammel Hall.) Find out his surprising answer.
UNO to make perfect pitch for soccer
In the United States, the word pitch often is associated with America’s favorite pastime, baseball. But in many other countries, “pitch” refers to the surface where soccer – the world’s most popular sport – is played.
Gift enables professor to discuss the evil that men do
Welcome to a normal day in History 4720 at UNO – Professor Waitman Beorn’s “History of the Holocaust.”
New center helping UNO athletes to play smart
The Hamilton Academic Excellence Center officially opened earlier this year inside Sapp Fieldhouse.
Professor, daughter bring attention to UNL students who face personal adversity
The Astir CASNR Emergency Student Aid Fund enables the college to help students who are at risk of disruption to their education because of financial hardship such as the loss of a parent, job loss or medical crisis.
Leadership gift enables university to prepare even more needed teachers for Nebraska
Thanks to a generous gift from the William and Ruth Scott Family Foundation, the University of Nebraska – the state’s largest producer of teachers – will be in an even stronger position to meet one of Nebraska’s most critical workforce needs.
The Ivanhoe Foundation supports future global leaders in water management through generous gift to the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute
The gift will assist students committed to improving water and food security in developing countries.