The true meaning of being a star
UNO student wants to help others, because she’s seen true superheroes in action.
An especially loyal employee
Former Union Pacific scholarship recipient at UNO now a part of the U.P. family.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Young Nebraska leaders go to Washington
A Nebraska Congressman keeps a bed in his office in Washington, D.C.? That surprised some young Nebraska eyes.
UNO Community Engagement Center Dedicated
On Thursday, April 17, the UNO celebrated the biggest addition yet to its world-leading community engagement efforts with the dedication of the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center.
Alumnus Jim Young passes away after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer
University of Nebraska Foundation Trustee and University of Nebraska at Omaha Alumnus James R. Young passed away Feb. 15, after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 61.
Christensens to be honored with naming of concert hall in UNO Strauss Performing Arts Center
The newly renovated concert hall within the Janet A. and Willis S. Strauss Performing Arts Center will be named in honor of UNO Chancellor Emeritus John Christensen and his wife, Jan.
University of Nebraska Foundation makes America’s Favorite Charities
The University of Nebraska Foundation is among America’s Favorite Charities.
Giving Tuesday on Nov. 27 provides an opportunity to help
Please consider using Giving Tuesday as a day to pause and to support the area of the University of Nebraska and its affiliates that means the most to you.