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“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

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A gift for his father, the filmmaker

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.

Posted: Wed, Aug 5, 2015

UNO

First Haddix Community Chair of Science creating strong bonds with Omaha and its young people

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.

Posted: Fri, Jul 10, 2015

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First-generation UNO student grateful for Spire Scholarship

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.

Posted: Mon, Jun 8, 2015

FOUNDATION

Support UNO and UNMC through Omaha Gives!

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.

Posted: Thu, May 14, 2015

UNO

Here’s why he can’t stop smiling

Here’s why he can’t stop smiling

UNO social work student says scholarship has opened doors – and opened his eyes to career opportunities.

Posted: Thu, May 7, 2015

UNO

A Portrait of Philanthropy: Ron and Connie Brasel

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.

Posted: Wed, Apr 1, 2015

UNO

A toast to a great teacher, Orv Menard

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.

Posted: Fri, Jan 16, 2015

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Near the end of the road, what matters the most?

Near the end of the road, what matters the most?

How to age with grace? Father Leo Missinne, an expert on aging and a professor emeritus in UNO’s department of gerontology, describes ways that older people can find meaning in life. One of them, he says, is by giving back to others.

Posted: Mon, Dec 1, 2014

CAMPAIGN

Campaign for Nebraska advances University of Nebraska's service to the state, world

Campaign for Nebraska advances University of Nebraska's service to the state, world

Today we announced that the Campaign for Nebraska has raised more than $1.8 billion for the University of Nebraska.

Posted: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

UNO

The true meaning of being a star

The true meaning of being a star

UNO student wants to help others, because she’s seen true superheroes in action.

Posted: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

UNO

An especially loyal employee

An especially loyal employee

Former Union Pacific scholarship recipient at UNO now a part of the U.P. family.

Posted: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

Mark Wilkins named Nebraska Corn Checkoff presidential chair at UNL

The Nebraska Corn Board made a $2 million commitment to the University of Nebraska Foundation in 2014 to establish the permanently endowed chair.

University of Nebraska opens new health center, nursing college complex

A new University of Nebraska facility will give students access to improved health care while providing its nursing program a world-class learning and research space with capacity for future growth.

Wigton gift makes possible welcome and history center at UNMC

The Wigton Heritage Center will be built in conjunction with the Wittson Hall renovation project at UNMC and is made possible with a gift commitment from Robert Wigton, M.D.

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