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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
$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.
Ceremony recognizes major milestone in construction of Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center
$323 million project on course for completion in 2017
Leslie’s Healing Garden to be part of cancer healing arts program
The garden at the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer will be a place where patients and families can visit to escape the realities of cancer and spend time outside.
"It’s always been Nebraska …”
Class of ’52 UNL alumna and widow of former Husker basketball player Dr. Henry Cech, who was a longtime Lincoln orthodontist and a College of Dentistry alumnus, creates the first professorship of orthodontics at UNMC.
In memory of her son, Kearney woman plants seeds for the future
A Kearney woman feels blessed that the scholarship she and her husband created – in memory of their oncologist son – is helping UNK students go on to med school at UNMC.
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.
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.
Holthus and Raikeses honored with highest volunteer service award
Kelly Holthus of York and Jeff and Tricia Raikes of Seattle and Ashland, Nebraska, are 2019 recipients of the Perry W. Branch Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service.