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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

UNO

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

UNO

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: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

UNO

Student wants to thank those who fed her hunger

Student wants to thank those who fed her hunger

UNO sophomore Jennifer Alquicira can tell you what it’s like to be hungry – and what it’s like to know people care.

Posted: Tue, Jul 1, 2014

DONOR STORIES

Why they give

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.

Posted: Tue, Jul 1, 2014

UNO

Couple sees their children and giving as the glue to their marriage

Couple sees their children and giving as the glue to their marriage

Two years ago, Mary and Rodrigo Lopez of Omaha led a Habitat for Humanity team in Haiti. It had been several years since the earthquake, and yet many people were still living in tent camps.

Posted: Thu, May 29, 2014

UNO

Upcoming giving days can benefit University of Nebraska nonprofits

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.

Posted: Fri, May 2, 2014

UNO

A community center centered at UNO

A community center centered at UNO

Like the one-of-a-kind mural in the basement, UNO’s newly dedicated Community Engagement Center will be a unique place of unity and community – and yet another way that UNO is shaking hands with the city.

Posted: Tue, Apr 29, 2014

UNL

Older sister's hand-me-down right fit for UNL scholarship student

Older sister's hand-me-down right fit for UNL scholarship student

As the youngest of three, Elise Van Hove has always received hand-me-downs. But Elise, who grew up in South Dakota, says there’s one hand-me-down she’s especially grateful for – a passion for the University of Nebraska.

Posted: Tue, Apr 29, 2014

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture receives updates, redevelopments with Hansen memorial gift

Alumnus Gary W. Hansen had a positive experience at UNL's Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis. As a result, his family is making certain future generations of students have the same opportunities for success in agriculture fields.

Fremont group donates $60,000 to support Alzheimer’s research at UNMC

The Fremont Area Alzheimer’s Collaboration donated a $60,000 pilot grant to go toward Alzheimer’s disease research.

Support UNO, UNMC causes during Omaha Gives on May 22

Consider supporting the UNO Maverick Food Pantry and UNMC SHARING Clinics during Omaha Gives!

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