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2 WIN grants to assist grandparents, UNL students

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.

Posted: Thu, Oct 17, 2019

FOUNDATION

Osbornes and Varners honored with highest development service award

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.

Posted: Mon, Oct 14, 2019

FOUNDATION

Holthus and Raikeses honored with highest volunteer service award

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.

Posted: Mon, Oct 14, 2019

FOUNDATION

University of Nebraska Foundation celebrates $290 million in philanthropic support during fiscal year 2019

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.

Posted: Mon, Oct 7, 2019

UNMC

Redevelopment starts on new facility to serve children, adults with disabilities

Redevelopment starts on new facility to serve children, adults with disabilities

Children and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities will benefit from a new facility and all new programs at the Munroe-Meyer Institute in Omaha.

Posted: Mon, Aug 26, 2019

FOUNDATION

NU Foundation receives state’s highest award for employee wellness programs

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.

Posted: Fri, Aug 16, 2019

UNMC

UNMC breaks ground on new welcome center

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.

Posted: Tue, Jun 25, 2019

UNL

Private gifts establish learning commons at UNL’s East Campus 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.

Posted: Thu, Jun 20, 2019

UNL

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture receives updates, redevelopments with Hansen memorial gift

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture receives updates, redevelopments with Hansen memorial gift

Alumnus Gary W. Hansen had a positive experience at UNL's Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis. As a result, his family is making certain future generations of students have the same opportunities for success in agriculture fields.

Posted: Fri, Jun 14, 2019

UNMC

Fremont group donates $60,000 to support Alzheimer’s research at UNMC

Fremont group donates $60,000 to support Alzheimer’s research at UNMC

The Fremont Area Alzheimer’s Collaboration donated a $60,000 pilot grant to go toward Alzheimer’s disease research.

Posted: Fri, Jun 7, 2019

FOUNDATION

Support UNO, UNMC causes during Omaha Gives on May 22

Support UNO, UNMC causes during Omaha Gives on May 22

Consider supporting the UNO Maverick Food Pantry and UNMC SHARING Clinics during Omaha Gives!

Posted: Mon, May 13, 2019

UNL

Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+ seeks support on Give to Lincoln Day May 30

Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+ seeks support on Give to Lincoln Day May 30

One in three students at Nebraska worries about not having enough food to eat. Gifts will help the Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+ by providing free food and hygiene supplies to students in need throughout the year.

Posted: Mon, May 13, 2019

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