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Leadership gift enables university to prepare even more needed teachers for Nebraska

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.

Posted: Mon, Dec 17, 2018

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Student Brenna Backemeyer thanks you for supporting the N Fund

Student Brenna Backemeyer thanks you for supporting the N Fund

The N Fund allows alumni and friends to contribute to priority funds that support specific Nebraska colleges, as well as broader areas of need like student scholarships, faculty development and campus libraries.

Posted: Wed, Oct 31, 2018

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Grand Island couple, UNL collaborate on new lecture series that features recognized entrepreneurs with liberal arts backgrounds

Grand Island couple, UNL collaborate on new lecture series that features recognized entrepreneurs with liberal arts backgrounds

The Allens said beginning their education in liberal arts helped encourage their own entrepreneurial interests in the medical field as well as other areas of business.

Posted: Wed, Oct 24, 2018

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Giving Tuesday provides opportunity to help UNL

Giving Tuesday provides opportunity to help UNL

Please consider Giving Tuesday as a day to pause and to support the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Posted: Mon, Oct 15, 2018

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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

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Rock-star grad reaches summit of life … by giving back

Rock-star grad reaches summit of life … by giving back

College of Engineering alumnus Ken Jones returns to Lincoln each year to talk with his scholarship recipients about what it takes to reach the top.

Posted: Wed, Sep 12, 2018

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N Fund 2017-18 Annual Giving Impact Report

N Fund 2017-18 Annual Giving Impact Report

More than 13,000 of you contributed this year to make an impact on the lives of University of Nebraska–Lincoln students through scholarships, academic programs, renowned faculty, new facilities and more.

Posted: Thu, Aug 16, 2018

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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

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A new home for good business … and for the business of doing good

A new home for good business … and for the business of doing good

UNL’s Hawks Hall is a new home for good business … and for the business of doing good.

Posted: Thu, Jun 28, 2018

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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

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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

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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