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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

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Meet the Millers and more

Meet the Millers and more

Tom and Janet Miller have more than a hundred children. Masato, Renato, Luis Carlos, Salim, Kwon-ho…

Posted: Mon, Oct 7, 2013

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UNO students, entrepreneurs, franchising professionals to benefit from $1 million gift

UNO students, entrepreneurs, franchising professionals to benefit from $1 million gift

Today the University of Nebraska at Omaha announced a $1 million gift from UNO alumnus and Omaha native John Morgan of Minneapolis, Minn., to create one of the campus’ highest ranking endowed faculty positions.

Posted: Thu, Sep 26, 2013

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Early childhood professor learned shared experiences aren't always shared

Early childhood professor learned shared experiences aren't always shared

A little girl was crying. A young preschool teacher was comforting her. But then a little boy raced across the room and jumped on the teacher’s back.

Posted: Fri, Aug 23, 2013

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Young investors learn the value of time at UNO

Young investors learn the value of time at UNO

You’re 18. You have a credit card debt of $30,000. You’re making the minimum monthly payment. You’re actually one of the 18-year-olds in the most recent Maverick Investment Summer Camp at UNO.

Posted: Fri, Jul 12, 2013

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Professor helps students achieve moments of

Professor helps students achieve moments of "Eureka!"

There once was a girl growing up in northern Minnesota. (This wasn’t so long ago. She’s only 33.) She was one of those kids who’d hide in the corner during math class. She liked math. She’d always finish the homework early. She was good at it. But math class bored her because her teachers bored her. Most just lectured at her.

Posted: Tue, Jun 25, 2013

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Buffett gives students some priceless advice

Buffett gives students some priceless advice

A young woman stood before the third-richest man in the world – Warren Buffett – one recent day and asked him about something almost everybody in the world wants. Success. This was during a live CNN interview at UNO’s Mammel Hall.) Find out his surprising answer.

Posted: Wed, May 29, 2013

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UNO to make perfect pitch for soccer

UNO to make perfect pitch for soccer

In the United States, the word pitch often is associated with America’s favorite pastime, baseball. But in many other countries, “pitch” refers to the surface where soccer – the world’s most popular sport – is played.

Posted: Wed, May 1, 2013

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Gift enables professor to discuss the evil that men do

Gift enables professor to discuss the evil that men do

Welcome to a normal day in History 4720 at UNO – Professor Waitman Beorn’s “History of the Holocaust.”

Posted: Tue, Mar 26, 2013

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New center helping UNO athletes to play smart

New center helping UNO athletes to play smart

The Hamilton Academic Excellence Center officially opened earlier this year inside Sapp Fieldhouse.

Posted: Thu, Feb 28, 2013

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Generous couple helped Omaha grow great

Generous couple helped Omaha grow great

The Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Memorial Foundation.

Posted: Mon, Jan 28, 2013

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Holocaust survivor tells story to save others

Holocaust survivor tells story to save others

Sam Fried was 15 when he was captured and sent to Auschwitz.

Posted: Wed, Dec 19, 2012

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.

New scholarship at UNO to benefit generations of IT professionals

The SharePoint Saturday–Omaha Community Educational Scholarship Fund was established with a gift commitment to the University of Nebraska Foundation.

University of Nebraska Foundation makes America’s Favorite Charities

The University of Nebraska Foundation, the charitable arm of the University of Nebraska, is among America’s top 100 favorite charities for 2017, coming in at 96th.

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