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.
NU Foundation receives state’s highest award for employee wellness programs
The University of Nebraska Foundation has received the Governor’s Harvester Wellness Award, the state’s highest award in recognition of employee wellness programs.
UNMC breaks ground on new welcome center
On June 24, 2019, the University of Nebraska Medical Center community gathered to ceremonially break ground on its new campus welcome center — the Wigton Heritage Center — as well as launch the renovation of Wittson Hall and the McGoogan Library.
Private gifts establish learning commons at UNL’s East Campus library
The new learning space will be named the Dinsdale Family Learning Commons in honor of Dinsdale brothers, Roy and Jack, who are University of Nebraska alumni.