Generous donors change the lives of students and others in Nebraska every day.
UNO means the world to a man who’s seen the world
Air Force veteran who’s seen the world now giving back to a place that’s meant the world to him.
A scholarship in memory of a great man – her great-grandfather
California woman visits Nebraska for the first time to learn more about her noted ancestor, who was a dean of UNL’s business college and an adviser to President Truman. In his name, she endows a fund in the College of Arts & Sciences – the “John Davidson Clark Courage and Commitment Fund.”
Unlikely friendship grows over the years, leading to fruitful harvest
UNL alumnus realizes, in that end, that planting seeds of kindness can change people’s lives.
Here’s a noteworthy alumna you probably don’t know: Ruth E. Wilcox, M.D.
Ruth E. Wilcox, M.D., recalls her long career – and her med school ‘fellows’ who made all the difference.
A gift for his father, the filmmaker
Bob Chenoweth, a retired Hollywood producer, finds a perfect way to make amends with his ‘ornery’ dad, who was Omaha’s first filmmaker.
Leslie’s Healing Garden to be part of cancer healing arts program
The garden at the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer will be a place where patients and families can visit to escape the realities of cancer and spend time outside.
Gift from Colorado ranching couple blazing the trail for IANR students
Nebraska natives Bill and Sandra Condon of Sterling, Colo., recently endowed major full-ride scholarships for upperclassmen in UNL’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources. The William and Sandra Condon Endowed Scholarship for Agriculture Studies.
A Portrait of Philanthropy: Ron and Connie Brasel
Ron and Connie Brasel of Omaha say they got hooked on UNO hockey years ago after getting to know the coaches and players. They saw the shoestring budget in those early days, and decided to help. It’s been a fun ride, they say, to see how far the Mavs have come.
Nebraska native remembers home state with $1.5 million gift to benefit UNMC
A Nebraska native who spent his career in California has given back to his home state with a $1.5 million gift to benefit the health and well-being of Nebraskans.
UNK's broadcast journalism students benefit from Mitchell scholarships
The next generation of broadcast journalists from UNK now have additional support for their education and training with a gift from the John and Mary Mitchell family.
‘Mr. Dick Hanzel …Thank you'
This envelope comes as a surprise. “Oh, wow.” He tears it open and reads the handwritten note out loud: Mr. Dick Hanzel …
Major gift boosts nationally recognized feedyard management program at UNL
A nationally recognized program at UNL that has educated and trained cattle feedyard specialists for 25 years has received a major gift to perpetually support its mission and student interns.
WIN to fund Nebraska nonprofit, university project in 2019
Nebraska nonprofit organizations and University of Nebraska programs addressing issues important to the state may now submit funding ideas to Women Investing in Nebraska for its 2019 grant awards.
Professor, daughter bring attention to UNL students who face personal adversity
The Astir CASNR Emergency Student Aid Fund enables the college to help students who are at risk of disruption to their education because of financial hardship such as the loss of a parent, job loss or medical crisis.
Leadership gift enables university to prepare even more needed teachers for Nebraska
Thanks to a generous gift from the William and Ruth Scott Family Foundation, the University of Nebraska – the state’s largest producer of teachers – will be in an even stronger position to meet one of Nebraska’s most critical workforce needs.