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Community support helps bring new piano to UNO School of Music

Community support helps bring new piano to UNO School of Music

Arts patrons came together to gift a unique musical instrument to the university and city.

Posted: Thu, Sep 28, 2017

UNL

CNN political reporter, Husker alum Zeleny to deliver Hoagland Lecture Oct. 5

CNN political reporter, Husker alum Zeleny to deliver Hoagland Lecture Oct. 5

What was it like to cover a presidential election with such a surprise ending? And how do reporters cover a president who consistently derides their profession?

Posted: Thu, Sep 28, 2017

UNO

It was a Perfect Day

It was a Perfect Day

A perfect day to fly: In the exact hour of the dedication of UNO’s Scott Campus, two young pilots lifted by Scott’s generosity take to the sky above campus.

Posted: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

UNO

Walking the path of a living legend

Walking the path of a living legend

Walking in the path of a living legend: Recipient of the first Marlin Briscoe Athletics Scholarship at UNO shares a surprising connection to pro football’s first black starting quarterback.

Posted: Thu, Apr 6, 2017

UNO

‘When you can accept death, you can accept life’

‘When you can accept death, you can accept life’

Dr. Julie Masters, the Terry Haney Chair of Gerontology at UNO, loves her job helping older people – and her young students – understand the issues of aging.

Posted: Tue, Mar 7, 2017

UNMC

Doctor reflects on the moon and a river … and on the ‘miracle’ of his life

Doctor reflects on the moon and a river … and on the ‘miracle’ of his life

He says his mother’s words inspired an unlikely path that led him to UNO and UNMC and then to an amazing career.

Posted: Tue, Jan 3, 2017

UNO

Lyn Holley awarded inaugural Chuck Powell Professorship of Gerontology at UNO

Lyn Holley awarded inaugural Chuck Powell Professorship of Gerontology at UNO

Gift of professorship enables UNO to do even more to improve the well-being of elders.

Posted: Wed, Dec 14, 2016

UNO

UNO Chancellor Christensen announces retirement

UNO Chancellor Christensen announces retirement

Thank you Chancellor Christensen for your decade of leadership, collaboration, and momentum.

Posted: Mon, Sep 26, 2016

UNO

Alumna gives $100,000 to support early childhood education students at UNO

Alumna gives $100,000 to support early childhood education students at UNO

Students studying to be early childhood educators are the focus of a new scholarship and fellowship created for the University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Education.

Posted: Tue, Aug 30, 2016

UNO

Success brewing at UNO’s new student-run cafe

Success brewing at UNO’s new student-run cafe

Success is brewing at UNO’s new student-run café in Mammel Hall.

Posted: Thu, Aug 11, 2016

UNO

Detective thanks donors for helping students

Detective thanks donors for helping students

“I think that’s pretty amazing that you have the power to do something like that,” he tells them

Posted: Tue, Jul 12, 2016

UNO

Early childhood welfare focus of new community chair at UNO

Early childhood welfare focus of new community chair at UNO

The $1 million endowed position is named in honor of Chancellor John Christensen

Posted: Fri, Jun 17, 2016

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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