Here are some of the amazing stories of donors and those who they have helped while advancing the university through planned giving. In addition, from time to time we feature the latest news and information about planned giving so that you can stay informed.
Dr. Carol Swarts made a direct transfer from her IRA to support the University of Nebraska
Act fast, the deadline for IRA rollovers is December 31, 2013.
Meet the Millers and more
Tom and Janet Miller have more than a hundred children. Masato, Renato, Luis Carlos, Salim, Kwon-ho…
You can take the Nebraskan out of Nebraska, but…
The Andersons lived and worked in the San Francisco Bay Area, before retiring to that big house in Oregon.
Donor feels the satisfaction of giving
From a conversation with John Bruhn...
The power of the pearls
In her 20s, Tricia Raikes focused on her career, trying to put Microsoft into every home in the country. In her 30s, she focused on raising her three kids. In her 40s, she focused on supporting the soaring career of husband Jeff, who became a president at Microsoft and later CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Gift enables teachers to do the math…and science
Imagine taking graduate level courses tuition-free.
Students will long reap the harvest from Virginia's Garden
Virginia’s Garden. Those words are etched on the bench.
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.