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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UNMC-UNK complex is a game changer for rural health care
Health-care education and access for central and western Nebraska took a giant step forward April 4 when ground was broken at a ceremony for a new University of Nebraska project: The Health Science Education Complex at University of Nebraska at Kearney.
UNMC, UNK to break ground on $19 million Health Science Education Complex April 4
Health-care education and access for central and western Nebraska will take a giant step forward when ground is broken for The Health Science Education Complex at University of Nebraska at Kearney.
Friends keep triple threat doctor's dreams alive
Dr. Paul Tran of UNMC had a passion to improve medical education in his native Vietnam. But he became ill and passed away, and a grant he’d received was revoked. Thanks to something his friends did in his memory, however, Tran’s dream is still alive.
Berkshire Hathaway investor invests in Omaha
Poverty. Science. Education. The arts. That’s where Dick Holland has put almost all of his money. “I feel there’s no point in leaving life without having done things for your fellow man.”
Students say the most grateful things
“If I could ever say anything, face to face, with the people who gave me the money to chase my dreams … it would be a very long handshake and possibly a hug,” says Parker Loghry, a Thompson Scholar at UNK. “I would just look them in the eye and say, ‘You have no idea.’”
You deserve love. You matter.
You deserve love. You matter. Those are messages Pamela Buffett wants to send to everyone out in the world who’s trying to overcome so much in their lives, like cancer.
Free Dental Day for children makes everyone smile
For some children, dental care is too expensive for their families. That’s why 13 years ago the UNMC College of Dentistry and its students began providing clinics that offer complimentary dental services just for kids—all on a fun filled day. Learn how Children’s Dental Day is helping.
WIN to fund Nebraska nonprofit, university project in 2019
Nebraska nonprofit organizations and University of Nebraska programs addressing issues important to the state may now submit funding ideas to Women Investing in Nebraska for its 2019 grant awards.
Professor, daughter bring attention to UNL students who face personal adversity
The Astir CASNR Emergency Student Aid Fund enables the college to help students who are at risk of disruption to their education because of financial hardship such as the loss of a parent, job loss or medical crisis.
Leadership gift enables university to prepare even more needed teachers for Nebraska
Thanks to a generous gift from the William and Ruth Scott Family Foundation, the University of Nebraska – the state’s largest producer of teachers – will be in an even stronger position to meet one of Nebraska’s most critical workforce needs.