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UNO dedication celebrates biomechanics research building expansion

UNO dedication celebrates biomechanics research building expansion

UNO’s Biomechanics Research Building is the largest academic and research facility of its kind in the world, and its research and education programs are at the forefront of the study of the human body in motion.

Posted: Wed, Oct 23, 2019

FOUNDATION

2 WIN grants to assist grandparents, UNL students

2 WIN grants to assist grandparents, UNL students

Women Investing in Nebraska awarded two $93,000 grants to assist a pilot program making mental health counselors more accessible at UNL residence halls and helping the Nebraska Children’s Home Society expand its support network for grandparents.

Posted: Thu, Oct 17, 2019

UNL

UNK celebrates Plambeck Center, a game-changer for early education

UNK celebrates Plambeck Center, a game-changer for early education

The University of Nebraska at Kearney’s newest building raises the bar for early childhood education, setting a standard for high-quality learning and instruction.

Posted: Wed, Oct 16, 2019

UNL

UNO’s CodeCrush program for young women will enhance and expand with additional support

UNO’s CodeCrush program for young women will enhance and expand with additional support

The Peter Kiewit Foundation has awarded a challenge grant of $225,000 to UNO for its CodeCrush program, a series of events designed to introduce 8th- and 9th-graders to iSTEM, an integrated approach to studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Posted: Tue, Oct 15, 2019

FOUNDATION

Osbornes and Varners honored with highest development service award

Osbornes and Varners honored with highest development service award

Nancy and Tom Osborne and Paula and Woody Varner have been conferred the 2019 Harlan J. Noddle Award for Distinguished Development Service in recognition of the years they advocated for the university and their involvement with private philanthropy for the university.

Posted: Mon, Oct 14, 2019

FOUNDATION

Holthus and Raikeses honored with highest volunteer service award

Holthus and Raikeses honored with highest volunteer service award

Kelly Holthus of York and Jeff and Tricia Raikes of Seattle and Ashland, Nebraska, are 2019 recipients of the Perry W. Branch Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service.

Posted: Mon, Oct 14, 2019

FOUNDATION

University of Nebraska Foundation celebrates $290 million in philanthropic support during fiscal year 2019

University of Nebraska Foundation celebrates $290 million in philanthropic support during fiscal year 2019

The University of Nebraska Foundation has announced that total philanthropic support, including all new gifts and commitments, surpassed $290 million in its fiscal year ending June 30, 2019. This compares to $231 million in total philanthropic support for the previous fiscal year.

Posted: Mon, Oct 7, 2019

PLANNED GIVING

Burnett Society member spotlight: Jerry Varner

Burnett Society member spotlight: Jerry Varner

Jerry Varner became a member of the Burnett Society in 2015 when he decided to include the University of Nebraska Medical Center in his estate plans.

Posted: Mon, Sep 30, 2019

PLANNED GIVING

Ken Jones Scholarship supports students who will build our future

Ken Jones Scholarship supports students who will build our future

Video spotlight: Taylor Morgan shares what it means to be a Jones Scholar

Posted: Mon, Sep 30, 2019

PLANNED GIVING

Student touched by such a generous human

Student touched by such a generous human

Dr. Carole Levin, a beloved history professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, established a history scholarship fund to help students succeed.

Posted: Mon, Sep 30, 2019

PLANNED GIVING

Burnett Society member spotlight: Jim Cudaback

Burnett Society member spotlight: Jim Cudaback

Jim was a state senator from 1990 to 2007 in the Nebraska legislature. Learn more about Jim and why he supports the University of Nebraska.

Posted: Mon, Sep 30, 2019

UNO

Werner Enterprises Supports UNO's Supply Chain, Logistics, and Technology Programs

Werner Enterprises Supports UNO's Supply Chain, Logistics, and Technology Programs

Students at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) pursuing careers in supply chain management, logistics, information technology and more will benefit from a gift from Werner Enterprises, Inc.

Posted: Wed, Sep 18, 2019

2 WIN grants to assist grandparents, UNL students

Women Investing in Nebraska awarded two $93,000 grants to assist a pilot program making mental health counselors more accessible at UNL residence halls and helping the Nebraska Children’s Home Society expand its support network for grandparents.

Osbornes and Varners honored with highest development service award

Nancy and Tom Osborne and Paula and Woody Varner have been conferred the 2019 Harlan J. Noddle Award for Distinguished Development Service in recognition of the years they advocated for the university and their involvement with private philanthropy for the university.

Holthus and Raikeses honored with highest volunteer service award

Kelly Holthus of York and Jeff and Tricia Raikes of Seattle and Ashland, Nebraska, are 2019 recipients of the Perry W. Branch Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service.

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