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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

CAMPAIGN

Students say the most grateful things

Students say the most grateful things

“If I could ever say anything, face to face, with the people who gave me the money to chase my dreams … it would be a very long handshake and possibly a hug,” says Parker Loghry, a Thompson Scholar at UNK. “I would just look them in the eye and say, ‘You have no idea.’”

Posted: Tue, Feb 25, 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, Feb 25, 2014

UNO

She loves computers. And it shows.

She loves computers. And it shows.

She’s fallen in love with IT. Information Technology. But three years ago, Katherine Slump, now a UNO freshman, had no idea what IT even was.

Posted: Tue, Jan 28, 2014

UNO

Former student-athlete's gift provides Omaha men's basketball team special opportunities

Former student-athlete's gift provides Omaha men's basketball team special opportunities

The Omaha Athletic Department is celebrating the largest private gift ever to its men’s basketball program by a former student-athlete this week.

Posted: Tue, Jan 21, 2014

UNO

Wife, mother, grateful scholarship recipient says thank you

Wife, mother, grateful scholarship recipient says thank you

UNO scholarship recipient Emily Sulzle’s days are crazy.

Posted: Thu, Jan 9, 2014

UNO

Gift from Omaha real estate developer benefits UNO students, elevates program

Gift from Omaha real estate developer benefits UNO students, elevates program

A name long associated with real estate development in Omaha now will be permanently affiliated with the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s College of Business Administration (CBA).

Posted: Tue, Dec 17, 2013

WIN to fund Nebraska nonprofit, university project in 2019

Nebraska nonprofit organizations and University of Nebraska programs addressing issues important to the state may now submit funding ideas to Women Investing in Nebraska for its 2019 grant awards.

Professor, daughter bring attention to UNL students who face personal adversity

The Astir CASNR Emergency Student Aid Fund enables the college to help students who are at risk of disruption to their education because of financial hardship such as the loss of a parent, job loss or medical crisis.

Leadership gift enables university to prepare even more needed teachers for Nebraska

Thanks to a generous gift from the William and Ruth Scott Family Foundation, the University of Nebraska – the state’s largest producer of teachers – will be in an even stronger position to meet one of Nebraska’s most critical workforce needs.

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