Generous donors change the lives of students and others in Nebraska every day.
‘It’s been one of my life’s greatest joys’
Cancer survivor’s generosity benefits UNMC and others who’ve helped him
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.
Nebraska business scholarship forever honors alumnus Ron Rotherham
The family of Nebraska alumnus Ron Rotherham has honored the Ewing native as a loving husband, father and grandfather by establishing a scholarship in his memory.
Gift to help first-generation, low-income Huskers
Beginning in 2018, the Trenchard Foundation, established by Husker alumnus Bob Trenchard in memory of his late wife, Barbara, and his late sons, Todd and Trey, will provide scholarships for Nebraska College Preparatory Academy graduates to attend the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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.
NU Foundation awards Yanneys with top volunteer award, Morin and Plowman with development service awards
The foundation has announced the 2016 recipients of its highest awards, the Perry W. Branch Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service and the Harlan J. Noddle Award for Distinguished Development Service.
For all it gave him, Lincoln doctor gives back to UNMC
Dr. Don Gibbens, a Lincoln OB-GYN, is giving back to his alma mater because of all it gave him and because he wants to make the lives of residents a little easier.
Early childhood welfare focus of new community chair at UNO
The $1 million endowed position is named in honor of Chancellor John Christensen
The queen of her students’ hearts
The queen of her students’ hearts, Professor Carole Levin, plans to leave a legacy at UNL.
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.
A great man’s journey: Trip home reminds Yeutter of his great Nebraska roots
A great man’s journey: Trip home to Eustis reminds Clayton Yeutter of his great Nebraska roots.
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.
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.