Points of Pride

Memorializing a Mother’s Inspiration

Architecture Grad Drafts Plans to Aid Students By Ed Rider Richard Griffin knows what it’s like to come from an underprivileged family. Growing up in

Like Mother, Like Son

“Mom was a kindhearted soul. She would be more than happy to have what she worked for go to help people in the (nursing) profession.”

Health Care in the Heartland

As a Top Campaign Priority, UNK and UNMC Aim to Transform Rural Health Care Workforce By Robyn Murray For Jordon Potthoff, studying close to home

Fishermen with a vision find purpose through UNL’s Engler program

University of Nebraska–Lincoln graduates Hunter Suchsland and Cade Ludwig found a way to monetize their passion for fishing through the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program. The duo started their fishing lure business with seed money and advice from the UNL program. “We’ve quadrupled sales and customers from year one to year two,” Suchsland said.

$20 million gift creates scholarships for UNMC pharmacy students

Because of an extraordinary investment by Joe and Millie Williams, UNMC College of Pharmacy students will receive scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 beginning next fall. “We want to give at least some dollars to just about every student that applies,” says College of Pharmacy Dean Keith Olsen, Pharm.D.

Lifelong Learning Inspires Educator to Give Back

Janet Wendland, a Burnett Society member, established a planned gift to provide study abroad opportunities for UNK students. Read on for a Q&A about Janet’s global education that inspired her to give.

The Sum of Our Parts

Giving back is just part of the equation for Burnett Society member Warren Luckner. He sums up the philosophy simply: “Pay it forward. Our lives have been enriched. We can help enrich the lives of others, now and after we are gone.”

For the Generations of Leaders We’ll Inspire

At the University of Nebraska, we believe there’s no clearer path to a better life than higher education. Read on to learn about the inspiring ways that private support has changed the lives of students on all four campuses of the University of Nebraska.

Measure your life by the difference 
you’ve made in someone else’s.

When you make a gift to the University of Nebraska Foundation you can trust that it will be used in the way in which it was intended. That’s a promise we’ve kept with our donors since our organization was founded in 1936.