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Gilg family establishes allied health professorship at UNMC

Gilg family establishes allied health professorship at UNMC

Daughter names professorship in honor of her parents and former Holt County residents, Clarence and Nelle Gilg.

Posted: Fri, May 13, 2016

UNMC

Second Annual WE CAN Cure-a-Thon Begins April 28

Second Annual WE CAN Cure-a-Thon Begins April 28

Taking a hard line against cancer. That’s the mission of a continuing alliance between The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center and NRG Media. It’s also the focus of a fundraising effort set to begin this week, called “WE CAN.”

Posted: Tue, Apr 26, 2016

FOUNDATION

Mississippi Mud, BBQ and Michael Jordan

Mississippi Mud, BBQ and Michael Jordan

Mississippi Mud, BBQ and Michael Jordan: Students learn a lot about NU’s new president, Hank Bounds

Posted: Tue, Mar 29, 2016

UNO

‘Mrs. Elaine Spire … Thank You’

‘Mrs. Elaine Spire … Thank You’

UNO senior wants donor to know that he will try to live up to the standard set by her late husband, the great Robert Spire.

Posted: Fri, Feb 19, 2016

UNMC

Tammy Kielian has personal reason to research Juvenile Batten disease

Tammy Kielian has personal reason to research Juvenile Batten disease

Tammy Kielian, professor of pathology and microbiology, took on the search for a treatment for Juvenile Batten disease when her niece was diagnosed with the rare, fatal disorder.

Posted: Mon, Dec 7, 2015

UNMC

Prostate cancer focus of $5 million Korff estate gift to UNMC

Prostate cancer focus of $5 million Korff estate gift to UNMC

The gift will help provide the best possible treatment for prostate cancer and further research into one of the most common cancers among men.

Posted: Wed, Nov 18, 2015

UNMC

Scotts’ latest donation takes aim at inflammatory bowel disease

Scotts’ latest donation takes aim at inflammatory bowel disease

The gift from Ruth and Bill Scott of Omaha will help Nebraska become one of the top places in the country for treatment and research of inflammatory bowel disease.

Posted: Fri, Nov 13, 2015

UNMC

Artist Dale Chihuly to create art for the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

Artist Dale Chihuly to create art for the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

The Chihuly Sanctuary, gifted by Suzanne and Walter Scott, will be a cornerstone of the Healing Arts Program.

Posted: Mon, Oct 19, 2015

FOUNDATION

“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

UNMC

Student scholarship forever honors John Hlavacek and family

Student scholarship forever honors John Hlavacek and family

John Hlavacek, who spent the second half of his life in Omaha as a journalist, a city councilman, a travel agent and an author is said to have fallen in love with Omaha.

Posted: Thu, Sep 3, 2015

UNMC

Here’s a noteworthy alumna you probably don’t know: Ruth E. Wilcox, M.D.

Here’s a noteworthy alumna you probably don’t know: Ruth E. Wilcox, M.D.

Ruth E. Wilcox, M.D., recalls her long career – and her med school ‘fellows’ who made all the difference.

Posted: Fri, Aug 21, 2015

UNK

$4 million private fundraising goal met for Health Science Education Complex at UNK

$4 million private fundraising goal met for Health Science Education Complex at UNK

The new academic facility is a collaboration of the University of Nebraska Medical Center and University of Nebraska at Kearney to meet growing demand for primary and rural health care.

Posted: Fri, Aug 14, 2015

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.

New emergency assistance fund to support NU students, employees facing sudden hardship

A new fund at the University of Nebraska Foundation will support NU students and employees on all campuses facing sudden financial hardship from emergency situations

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.

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