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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

UNMC

Ceremony recognizes major milestone in construction of Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

Ceremony recognizes major milestone in construction of Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

$323 million project on course for completion in 2017

Posted: Wed, Aug 12, 2015

UNMC

Leslie’s Healing Garden to be part of cancer healing arts program

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.

Posted: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

UNMC

"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.

Posted: Mon, Jul 20, 2015

UNK

In memory of her son, Kearney woman plants seeds for the future

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.

Posted: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

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.

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