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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:

Dorothy Endacott
Vice President, Marketing Communications
402-458-1141
Robb Crouch
Senior Director of Public Relations
402-458-1142 or 402-304-3085

 

 

 

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FOUNDATION

NU Foundation receives state’s highest award for employee wellness programs

NU Foundation receives state’s highest award for employee wellness programs

The University of Nebraska Foundation has received the Governor’s Harvester Wellness Award, the state’s highest award in recognition of employee wellness programs.

Posted: Fri, Aug 16, 2019

UNMC

UNMC breaks ground on new welcome center

UNMC breaks ground on new welcome center

On June 24, 2019, the University of Nebraska Medical Center community gathered to ceremonially break ground on its new campus welcome center — the Wigton Heritage Center — as well as launch the renovation of Wittson Hall and the McGoogan Library.

Posted: Tue, Jun 25, 2019

UNL

Private gifts establish learning commons at UNL’s East Campus library

Private gifts establish learning commons at UNL’s East Campus library

The new learning space will be named the Dinsdale Family Learning Commons in honor of Dinsdale brothers, Roy and Jack, who are University of Nebraska alumni.

Posted: Thu, Jun 20, 2019

UNL

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture receives updates, redevelopments with Hansen memorial gift

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture receives updates, redevelopments with Hansen memorial gift

Alumnus Gary W. Hansen had a positive experience at UNL's Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis. As a result, his family is making certain future generations of students have the same opportunities for success in agriculture fields.

Posted: Fri, Jun 14, 2019

UNMC

Fremont group donates $60,000 to support Alzheimer’s research at UNMC

Fremont group donates $60,000 to support Alzheimer’s research at UNMC

The Fremont Area Alzheimer’s Collaboration donated a $60,000 pilot grant to go toward Alzheimer’s disease research.

Posted: Fri, Jun 7, 2019

FOUNDATION

Support UNO, UNMC causes during Omaha Gives on May 22

Support UNO, UNMC causes during Omaha Gives on May 22

Consider supporting the UNO Maverick Food Pantry and UNMC SHARING Clinics during Omaha Gives!

Posted: Mon, May 13, 2019