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First scholarship recipients honored to meet Swarts family, express gratitude

First scholarship recipients honored to meet Swarts family, express gratitude

Recipients of a new scholarship get the opportunity to meet the family of the man who gifted a scholarship fund to forever help UNL students.

Posted: Fri, Oct 12, 2018

FOUNDATION

WIN grants address needs for rural children, older Nebraskans

WIN grants address needs for rural children, older Nebraskans

Women Investing in Nebraska awarded two grants of $91,500 each to expand free after-school programming and to provide mental and cognitive health screenings to older adults.

Posted: Thu, Oct 11, 2018

UNK

UNK to celebrate childhood education center groundbreaking

UNK to celebrate childhood education center groundbreaking

University of Nebraska at Kearney, the community and greater Nebraska will celebrate the beginning of Nebraska’s most innovative center of early childhood excellence.

Posted: Wed, Oct 3, 2018

UNL

Mark Wilkins named Nebraska Corn Checkoff presidential chair at UNL

Mark Wilkins named Nebraska Corn Checkoff presidential chair at UNL

The Nebraska Corn Board made a $2 million commitment to the University of Nebraska Foundation in 2014 to establish the permanently endowed chair.

Posted: Tue, Aug 7, 2018

EVENTS

University of Nebraska opens new health center, nursing college complex

University of Nebraska opens new health center, nursing college complex

A new University of Nebraska facility will give students access to improved health care while providing its nursing program a world-class learning and research space with capacity for future growth.

Posted: Tue, Jul 10, 2018

UNMC

Wigton gift makes possible welcome and history center at UNMC

Wigton gift makes possible welcome and history center at UNMC

The Wigton Heritage Center will be built in conjunction with the Wittson Hall renovation project at UNMC and is made possible with a gift commitment from Robert Wigton, M.D.

Posted: Fri, Jun 29, 2018

UNMC

Gift will expand and enhance entrance to UNMC’s new clinical simulation facility

Gift will expand and enhance entrance to UNMC’s new clinical simulation facility

The gift allows for a three-story lighted art decorative screen wall that will welcome visitors as they make their way toward the Dr. Edwin Davis & Dorothy Balbach Davis Global Center for Advanced Interprofessional Learning.

Posted: Fri, Jun 29, 2018

UNK

UNK’s new early childhood education center to be named for LaVonne Plambeck

UNK’s new early childhood education center to be named for LaVonne Plambeck

The LaVonne Kopecky Plambeck Early Childhood Education Center at the University of Nebraska at Kearney will be a model for early childhood education, early childhood educator preparation, and research.

Posted: Thu, Jun 28, 2018

UNL

Quilt museum celebrates 10th anniversary, gifts that made it possible

Quilt museum celebrates 10th anniversary, gifts that made it possible

Nebraska’s International Quilt Study Center & Museum turns 10 and reflects on its unique mission and the many charitable contributions that brought it to life.

Posted: Thu, May 10, 2018

UNL

Faculty emeritus Pete Mayeux offers advice to his scholarship recipients and professionals

Faculty emeritus Pete Mayeux offers advice to his scholarship recipients and professionals

Peter Mayeux helped hundreds of students achieve their media careers during his 36 years at Nebraska, and the scholarship in his honor continues to do the same. Current recipient Hanna Stobolka can testify to that.

Posted: Mon, Apr 16, 2018

UNMC

Children’s Dental Day is Feb. 2 and you can help

Children’s Dental Day is Feb. 2 and you can help

Some of the nearly 200 children attending have never been able to see a dentist.

Posted: Tue, Jan 23, 2018

UNL

Gift from “remarkable man” to help art students achieve their dreams

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.

Posted: Wed, Jan 10, 2018

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