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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

UNO

Young Nebraska leaders go to Washington

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.

Posted: Tue, Apr 29, 2014

UNO

UNO Community Engagement Center Dedicated

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.

Posted: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

MEMORIAL

Alumnus Jim Young passes away after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer

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.

Posted: Tue, Apr 1, 2014

UNO

An idea

An idea "that will help people succeed"

“We want to help people succeed,” says UNO graduate student Rob LaMagna-Reiter. “And we believe we have a great idea to do that.”

Posted: Tue, Apr 1, 2014

UNO

Fire at UNO displaces students, destroys belongings

Fire at UNO displaces students, destroys belongings

On Wednesday a two-alarm fire displaced 42 University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) students and severely damaged the residence hall they call home.

Posted: Thu, Feb 27, 2014

UNMC

Berkshire Hathaway investor invests in Omaha

Berkshire Hathaway investor invests in Omaha

Poverty. Science. Education. The arts. That’s where Dick Holland has put almost all of his money. “I feel there’s no point in leaving life without having done things for your fellow man.”

Posted: Tue, Feb 25, 2014

UNL

Turkey on the 4th of July

Turkey on the 4th of July

Four University of Nebraska students had studied Turkey more than almost anyone else in the world their age. But then they spent a few weeks in that country last summer, and their textbooks opened wide. They walked inside.

Posted: Tue, Feb 25, 2014

Quilt museum celebrates 10th anniversary, gifts that made it possible

Nebraska’s International Quilt Study Center & Museum turns 10 and reflects on its unique mission and the many charitable contributions that brought it to life.

Women Investing in Nebraska to fund Nebraska nonprofits, university projects

WIN asks potential grant seekers to submit a letter of inquiry by Feb. 19, 2018.

Our employee wellness program is getting recognition – a lot of it

Long appreciated by our employees, our wellness program is racking up recognition and awards from outside our organization.

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