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
Giving Tuesday on Nov. 27 provides an opportunity to help
Please consider using Giving Tuesday as a day to pause and to support the area of the University of Nebraska and its affiliates that means the most to you.
New scholarship at UNO to benefit generations of IT professionals
The SharePoint Saturday–Omaha Community Educational Scholarship Fund was established with a gift commitment to the University of Nebraska Foundation.
University of Nebraska Foundation makes America’s Favorite Charities
The University of Nebraska Foundation, the charitable arm of the University of Nebraska, is among America’s top 100 favorite charities for 2017, coming in at 96th.
Foundation’s highest 2018 honors go to Milliken and Smith for development service, Ostergards for volunteer service
J.B. Milliken and Nana Smith of Austin and Tonn and Holly Ostergard of Lincoln are the 2018 recipients of the University of Nebraska Foundation’s two highest awards for service.
University of Nebraska receives $186 million in gifts in 2017-18
The University of Nebraska Foundation reports on fiscal year 2018, celebrates its annual award recipients and announces new and re-elected board members.
Skilled UNK graduates help Nebraska marketing firm succeed
Greg and Stephanie Daake know all about the talented graduates of their alma mater: they hire them. Their new coworker, recent UNK grad Jase Hueser, was a recipient of the Daake Design Scholarship from UNK that helped him succeed.