Media Resources and Newsroom
This page is to help members of the news media and others seeking information about the University of Nebraska Foundation. The most current news releases about gifts are available below or you may browse all stories about how giving helps the University of Nebraska.
Media relations contacts
If you are a member of the news media, we are available to answer questions you may have about the University of Nebraska Foundation or to assist you with stories involving how private donations help the university in important ways. We are committed to responding to you in a timely way and invite you to contact us:
Vice President, Marketing Communications
Senior Director of Public Relations
402-458-1142 or 402-304-3085
News & Stories
News & Stories
Great Plains Art Museum celebrates opening of new artist studio and public education lab
Fred and Julie Hoppe of Lincoln provided the gift to enable the Great Plains Art Museum to create the new Elizabeth Rubendall Artist-in-Residence Studio and Education Lab.
New emergency assistance fund to support NU students, employees facing sudden hardship
A new fund at the University of Nebraska Foundation will support NU students and employees on all campuses facing sudden financial hardship from emergency situations
Students still benefit from first endowed scholarship created in 1930s
The late Edward Cornish made a gift in 1937 to establish the first permanently endowed scholarship fund to forever support the education of UNL students.
New scholarship helps students experience Ireland
The Cluricaun Irish Society of Lincoln established a new scholarship fund to help students travel and learn abroad in Ireland.
Inaugural Glow Big Red a success with more than 1,500 contributors
The first-ever Glow Big Red—24 Hours of Husker Giving is in the history books as the newest Husker tradition.
WIN to fund Nebraska nonprofit, university project in 2019
Nebraska nonprofit organizations and University of Nebraska programs addressing issues important to the state may now submit funding ideas to Women Investing in Nebraska for its 2019 grant awards.