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.
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.