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Eldercare and math education programs win grants from Women Investing in Nebraska

Eldercare and math education programs win grants from Women Investing in Nebraska

Eldercare and math education programs win grants from Women Investing in Nebraska.

Posted: Fri, Oct 16, 2015

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A scholarship in memory of a great man – her great-grandfather

A scholarship in memory of a great man – her great-grandfather

California woman visits Nebraska for the first time to learn more about her noted ancestor, who was a dean of UNL’s business college and an adviser to President Truman. In his name, she endows a fund in the College of Arts & Sciences – the “John Davidson Clark Courage and Commitment Fund.”

Posted: Mon, Oct 5, 2015

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“Our Students, Our Future” initiative to raise $200 million in support of NU students

“Our Students, Our Future” initiative to raise $200 million in support of NU students

Increased access and success for current and future students is the focus of a two-year, $200 million fundraising initiative announced Sep. 24.

Posted: Thu, Sep 24, 2015

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Gift to help take opera to ‘all corners of the state’

Gift to help take opera to ‘all corners of the state’

The James C. and Rhonda Seacrest Tour Nebraska Opera Fund will give the opera program at the Glenn Korff School of Music the chance to tour Nebraska and conduct opera outreach events statewide.

Posted: Tue, Sep 1, 2015

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Unlikely friendship grows over the years, leading to fruitful harvest

Unlikely friendship grows over the years, leading to fruitful harvest

UNL alumnus realizes, in that end, that planting seeds of kindness can change people’s lives.

Posted: Wed, Aug 26, 2015

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Howard Wiegers honored for 100 years, dedication to natural resources

Howard Wiegers honored for 100 years, dedication to natural resources

To honor Howard’s 100th birthday and commitment to students and natural resources, the Howard Wiegers Student Travel Support Fund has been created in his honor.

Posted: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

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UNL ag student hopes to help feed the world someday

An internship on Capitol Hill is the latest way that private support is making it easier for a UNL ag student to focus on her studies – and her dream.

Posted: Thu, Jun 18, 2015

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University of Nebraska State Museum announces fundraising, lead gifts for major new ‘Cherish Nebraska’ exhibits

University of Nebraska State Museum announces fundraising, lead gifts for major new ‘Cherish Nebraska’ exhibits

Visitors to the University of Nebraska State Museum will soon be able to experience Nebraska and natural history in entirely new ways because of $11.4 million fourth floor redevelopment.

Posted: Mon, Jun 15, 2015

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Scholarships helping CEHS student do great things in the world

Scholarships helping CEHS student do great things in the world

Future teacher Megan Gronewold says time in Peru taught her a lot about education – and herself.

Posted: Fri, Jun 12, 2015

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Indianapolis couple continuing their parents' legacies

Indianapolis couple continuing their parents' legacies

UNL alumni Sue and Dick Tempero feel proud of their family’s deep roots in Nebraska, and proud to be giving back to help students.

Posted: Fri, Jun 12, 2015

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Small-town student finds a community that cares at UNL

Small-town student finds a community that cares at UNL

New grad Anna Schott says her years in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications has prepared her well for the real world.

Posted: Tue, Jun 9, 2015

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Clifton Foundation, Gallup donate $30M to UNL for Don Clifton Strengths Institute

Clifton Foundation, Gallup donate $30M to UNL for Don Clifton Strengths Institute

The gift will establish an institute to further the mission of the late Donald O. Clifton through a long-term partnership with the UNL College of Business Administration.

Posted: Fri, Jun 5, 2015

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.

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.

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.

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