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Gift from Fremont organization supports promising Alzheimer's research at UNMC

Gift from Fremont organization supports promising Alzheimer's research at UNMC

A gift by the Fremont (Neb.) Area Alzheimer’s Committee to support innovative research at the University of Nebraska Medical Center helps augment the fight against a disease that currently affects 35,000 Nebraskans and more than 5 million people nationwide.

Posted: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

UNMC

Nebraska native remembers home state with $1.5 million gift to benefit UNMC

Nebraska native remembers home state with $1.5 million gift to benefit UNMC

A Nebraska native who spent his career in California has given back to his home state with a $1.5 million gift to benefit the health and well-being of Nebraskans.

Posted: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

UNMC

UNMC macular degeneration, regenerative medicine research bolstered by $1.3 million gift

UNMC macular degeneration, regenerative medicine research bolstered by $1.3 million gift

The Pearsons’ gift helps fund research at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in macular degeneration and regenerative medicine and supports two existing endowed funds established at the University of Nebraska Foundation by the Pearsons during their lifetimes.

Posted: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

UNMC

Ebola expert explains public health side of outbreak

Ebola expert explains public health side of outbreak

Why is this Ebola outbreak so big? A sell-out crowd of more than 200 people learned the answer during UNMC’s most recent Science Café talk in Omaha.

Posted: Wed, Dec 3, 2014

CAMPAIGN

Campaign for Nebraska advances University of Nebraska's service to the state, world

Campaign for Nebraska advances University of Nebraska's service to the state, world

Today we announced that the Campaign for Nebraska has raised more than $1.8 billion for the University of Nebraska.

Posted: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

UNMC

For his ‘Jeannie With the Dark-Brown Hair'

For his ‘Jeannie With the Dark-Brown Hair'

Marv Welstead, a retired banker from Fremont, Neb., helped form the Fremont Area Alzheimer’s Committee, which recently gave $25,000 to fund clinical trials at UNMC.

Posted: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

UNMC

Grateful couple wants to give back for ‘million-dollar' education

Grateful couple wants to give back for ‘million-dollar' education

“Sometimes, the worst possible tragedies can turn into the biggest positives,” says Dr. Charles “Dave” Fritch.

Posted: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

DONOR STORIES

Why they give

Why they give

Ian Chapo, 22, graduated with degrees in economics and political science on May 10. Eleven days later, he made his first gift to the university – one for the Model United Nations Fund, which supports the Model United Nations student group he belonged to at UNL.

Posted: Tue, Jul 1, 2014

UNMC

Gift from Fremont Alzheimer's group benefits promising research at UNMC

Gift from Fremont Alzheimer's group benefits promising research at UNMC

A $25,000 gift from the Fremont (Neb.) Area Alzheimer’s Committee will strengthen UNMC's efforts to successfully recruit individuals to participate in national clinical trials.

Posted: Wed, Jun 25, 2014

UNMC

Leadership gift moves UNMC nursing building project in Lincoln closer to reality

Leadership gift moves UNMC nursing building project in Lincoln closer to reality

Ruth and Bill Scott of Omaha have made a leadership gift to the University of Nebraska Foundation to support the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing’s new facility to be located on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s east campus in Lincoln.

Posted: Tue, Jun 24, 2014

PLANNED GIVING

Boy with limited vision sees no limits in his future

Boy with limited vision sees no limits in his future

Will Jensen, 6, knows he can’t see as well as most people because he has something called albinism that affects his eyesight. He also knows his grandparents did something big in his honor because of that – something that made his mom speechless.

Posted: Thu, May 29, 2014

UNO

Upcoming giving days can benefit University of Nebraska nonprofits

Upcoming giving days can benefit University of Nebraska nonprofits

Ready. Set. Give. Upcoming community giving day events provide a 24-hour focus to the importance of philanthropy within Nebraska and on our University of Nebraska campuses.

Posted: Fri, May 2, 2014

Women Investing in Nebraska to fund Nebraska nonprofits, university projects

WIN asks potential grant seekers to submit a letter of inquiry by Feb. 19, 2018.

Our employee wellness program is getting recognition – a lot of it

Long appreciated by our employees, our wellness program is racking up recognition and awards from outside our organization.

Holland Foundation $2 million gift creates endowed presidential chair in early childhood development

Funds will forever support the university’s Buffett Early Childhood Institute and its public outreach and education programs across Nebraska.

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