‘I want to learn to help wounded veterans …’
UNO helping ex-Army bomb squad technician reach his goal of giving back.
‘Mrs. Elaine Spire … Thank You’
UNO senior wants donor to know that he will try to live up to the standard set by her late husband, the great Robert Spire.
A classroom a hemisphere away
Two UNO students who studied abroad get to thank donor in person, and it’s ‘way cool.’
UNO means the world to a man who’s seen the world
Air Force veteran who’s seen the world now giving back to a place that’s meant the world to him.
“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.
A gift for his father, the filmmaker
Bob Chenoweth, a retired Hollywood producer, finds a perfect way to make amends with his ‘ornery’ dad, who was Omaha’s first filmmaker.
First Haddix Community Chair of Science creating strong bonds with Omaha and its young people
Dr. Christine Cutucache, UNO’s first Haddix Community Chair of Science, learned to love STEM subjects through hands-on experiences.
First-generation UNO student grateful for Spire Scholarship
UNO student has a history of helping others in the community. He also knows what it’s like to receive the help he needs to get through school.
Support UNO and UNMC through Omaha Gives!
On May 20, join the Omaha community in Omaha Gives! — a 24-hour charitable challenge to benefit the community’s nonprofits.
Here’s why he can’t stop smiling
UNO social work student says scholarship has opened doors – and opened his eyes to career opportunities.
A Portrait of Philanthropy: Ron and Connie Brasel
Ron and Connie Brasel of Omaha say they got hooked on UNO hockey years ago after getting to know the coaches and players. They saw the shoestring budget in those early days, and decided to help. It’s been a fun ride, they say, to see how far the Mavs have come.
A toast to a great teacher, Orv Menard
Orv Menard didn’t want a funeral. Instead, he just wanted people to gather at the school’s alumni house for an afternoon of conversation and sparkling French wine – Cremant – all on his dime, and some good Dixieland music. They did.
Great Plains Art Museum celebrates opening of new artist studio and public education lab
Fred and Julie Hoppe of Lincoln provided the gift to enable the Great Plains Art Museum to create the new Elizabeth Rubendall Artist-in-Residence Studio and Education Lab.
New emergency assistance fund to support NU students, employees facing sudden hardship
A new fund at the University of Nebraska Foundation will support NU students and employees on all campuses facing sudden financial hardship from emergency situations
Students still benefit from first endowed scholarship created in 1930s
The late Edward Cornish made a gift in 1937 to establish the first permanently endowed scholarship fund to forever support the education of UNL students.