News & Stories
News & Stories
In memory of two big fans of the band
In memory of two big fans of the band, the Duane W. and Laurine F. Zastrow Marching Band Awards Endowment will provide stipends each year to two outstanding members of the Cornhusker Marching Band.
Sahling estate gives $1.9 million to UNK to forever help even more students
Well known among the University of Nebraska at Kearney community – especially by those in Loper athletics – for his compassion and generous student scholarship donations, Bob Sahling is helping students once again.
Gift to UNMC focuses on helping those who have experienced mental trauma
About 50 percent of Nebraskans report experiencing childhood adversity and trauma. The university is developing a program to train those who can help.
Student finds a way to say thanks … and merci beaucoup!
Recent UNL graduate who’s on her way to teach English in France says her road through college would have been rougher without support from generous people like the ones she got to meet.
Gift to help first-generation, low-income Huskers
Beginning in 2018, the Trenchard Foundation, established by Husker alumnus Bob Trenchard in memory of his late wife, Barbara, and his late sons, Todd and Trey, will provide scholarships for Nebraska College Preparatory Academy graduates to attend the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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.
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture program sparked by welding
The Mervin R. Eighmy Foundation provided a gift that helped the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture acquire eight new welders, supplies and technical support for its expanded welding program.
She’s a killer
She’s a killer: Young UNMC cancer researcher part of a team inside the new Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center that’s working to find ways to cure cancer.
What happens when the sun ‘turns off’?
What happens when the sun ‘turns off’? Professors from different backgrounds share their eclipse expertise with Kearney students and the community.
‘It’s why I’ve gotten this far’
Google intern credits Raikes School: ‘It’s why I’ve gotten this far.’
New University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business building to named Howard L. Hawks Hall
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s new business building officially has a name: Howard L. Hawks Hall.
Curtis native honors college mentor Glenn Jurgens with memorial scholarship fund
A scholarship honoring the kindness and dedication of a former ag professor will benefit students in Curtis for years to come.
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.
Christensens to be honored with naming of concert hall in UNO Strauss Performing Arts Center
The newly renovated concert hall within the Janet A. and Willis S. Strauss Performing Arts Center will be named in honor of UNO Chancellor Emeritus John Christensen and his wife, Jan.
University of Nebraska Foundation makes America’s Favorite Charities
The University of Nebraska Foundation is among America’s Favorite Charities.