Gift from “remarkable man” to help art students achieve their dreams
A distant relative of famed author Willa Cather, Bud Cather studied art and played on the Husker football team while a student in the 1930s.
In memory of two big fans of the band
In memory of two big fans of the band, the Duane W. and Laurine F. Zastrow Marching Band Awards Endowment will provide stipends each year to two outstanding members of the Cornhusker Marching Band.
New University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business building to named Howard L. Hawks Hall
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s new business building officially has a name: Howard L. Hawks Hall.
Curtis native honors college mentor Glenn Jurgens with memorial scholarship fund
A scholarship honoring the kindness and dedication of a former ag professor will benefit students in Curtis for years to come.
University honors the life of distinguished alumnus Clayton Yeutter
Renowned trade expert Clayton Yeutter was born in Nebraska and served four U.S. presidents in a career spanning several decades.
Lyn Holley awarded inaugural Chuck Powell Professorship of Gerontology at UNO
Gift of professorship enables UNO to do even more to improve the well-being of elders.
Pharmacy alumna was in a class all by herself
In a class by herself: Pharmacy alumna, 92, remembers what it was like to be a student during the war.
The story of a young storyteller
The story of a young storyteller: Journalism student says she’s grateful for UNL, for her scholarships and for all of the people who’ve helped her along the way.
Student groups “really made a difference,” recent grad says
Recent UNL grad says student groups like University Ambassadors “really made a difference” to his University of Nebraska experience.
Remembering an accomplished UNL graduate who recently passed away.
Donors (like you) helped this doctor reach her dream
UNMC’s Dr. Amy Hellman now leads one of just 39 clinics in the nation that are considered “Centers of Excellence” for Huntington’s Disease. “It’s because of the generous support of donors like you that I was able to pursue my dream,” she says.
Alumnus Ron Lockard establishes computer science and engineering scholarship at UNL
The scholarship provides awards to undergraduate and graduate students who plan to enter a career field the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects will increase more than 20 percent by 2022.
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.