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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

UNO

UNO Wolfpack helps son follow his dad

UNO Wolfpack helps son follow his dad

UNO sophomore DJ Carlson wants to be a navigator and have a long career in the Air Force. He’s a cadet in UNO’s Air Force ROTC Detachment 470, also known as “the Wolfpack.” Now the Wolfpack’s alumni group is helping DJ aim for the sky.

Posted: Mon, Nov 11, 2013

UNO

Scholarship honors UNO parent, soccer fan fighting cancer

Scholarship honors UNO parent, soccer fan fighting cancer

To say John Marinkovich and his family love soccer is somewhat of an understatement.

Posted: Tue, Oct 29, 2013

UNO

Gift honors two extraordinary women, benefits UNO's STEM initiatives

Gift honors two extraordinary women, benefits UNO's STEM initiatives

The establishment of a new endowed professorship will further strengthen STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha while honoring family members of a highly accomplished UNO graduate.

Posted: Thu, Oct 17, 2013

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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