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Kiewit partnership powers Nebraska Engineering forward

Kiewit partnership powers Nebraska Engineering forward

The chairman and chief executive officer of Peter Kiewit Sons’, Inc., joined with the chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Sept. 16 to announce the Omaha corporation’s support of a significant expansion of Nebraska engineering.

Posted: Mon, Sep 16, 2019

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N Fund 2018-19 Annual Giving Impact Report

N Fund 2018-19 Annual Giving Impact Report

From July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019, more than 13,500 of you contributed to make an impact on the lives of University of Nebraska–Lincoln students. But the impact doesn’t stop there. Once our students graduate, they go on to lead in their communities, states and countries. They go on to change the world.

Posted: Fri, Aug 16, 2019

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Get Your Hands on Nebraska’s History

Get Your Hands on Nebraska’s History

Cherish Nebraska explores the future of science by interacting with its past

Posted: Mon, Jul 1, 2019

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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

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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

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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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Great Plains Art Museum celebrates opening of new artist studio and public education lab

Great Plains Art Museum celebrates opening of new artist studio and public education lab

Fred and Julie Hoppe of Lincoln provided the gift to enable the Great Plains Art Museum to create the new Elizabeth Rubendall Artist-in-Residence Studio and Education Lab.

Posted: Wed, Apr 10, 2019

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Students still benefit from first endowed scholarship created in 1930s

Students still benefit from first endowed scholarship created in 1930s

The late Edward Cornish made a gift in 1937 to establish the first permanently endowed scholarship fund to forever support the education of UNL students.

Posted: Wed, Mar 20, 2019

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New scholarship helps students experience Ireland

New scholarship helps students experience Ireland

The Cluricaun Irish Society of Lincoln established a new scholarship fund to help students travel and learn abroad in Ireland.

Posted: Thu, Mar 7, 2019

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Inaugural Glow Big Red a success with more than 1,500 contributors

Inaugural Glow Big Red a success with more than 1,500 contributors

The first-ever Glow Big Red—24 Hours of Husker Giving is in the history books as the newest Husker tradition.

Posted: Fri, Feb 15, 2019

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Field of dreams

Field of dreams

Identical twins Joe and Matt Brugger are seniors in the Paul Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. They co-founded Upstream Farms a few years ago on the old family homestead near Albion, Nebraska.

Posted: Fri, Feb 8, 2019

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Professor, daughter bring attention to UNL students who face personal adversity

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.

Posted: Tue, Dec 18, 2018

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.

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.

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