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Nursing student plans for career critical to her hometown

Nursing student plans for career critical to her hometown

Jenna Palouck is among the first students to study and learn in the new College of Nursing Lincoln Division building. Everybody in Ogallala is proud when they hear she's studying to become a nurse, but then they immediately ask: Are you coming back to the area?

Posted: Thu, Feb 7, 2019

UNMC

Remembering - Gerald Christensen, M.D.

Remembering - Gerald Christensen, M.D.

A longtime UNMC faculty member in the Department of Ophthalmology, Gerald Christensen, M.D., died at his home in Omaha Saturday after a four-year battle with bladder cancer.

Posted: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

FOUNDATION

WIN to fund Nebraska nonprofit, university project in 2019

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.

Posted: Wed, Jan 9, 2019

UNL

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

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.

Posted: Tue, Dec 18, 2018

FOUNDATION

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

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.

Posted: Mon, Dec 17, 2018

DONOR STORIES

Students studying water management in developing countries receive tuition support

Students studying water management in developing countries receive tuition support

The gift will assist students committed to improving water and food security in developing countries.

Posted: Thu, Dec 13, 2018

UNO

Christensens to be honored with naming of concert hall in UNO Strauss Performing Arts Center

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.

Posted: Thu, Nov 29, 2018

FOUNDATION

Giving Tuesday on Nov. 27 provides an opportunity to help

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.

Posted: Mon, Nov 12, 2018

UNO

New scholarship at UNO to benefit generations of IT professionals

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.

Posted: Wed, Nov 7, 2018

UNL

Student Brenna Backemeyer thanks you for supporting the N Fund

Student Brenna Backemeyer thanks you for supporting the N Fund

The N Fund allows alumni and friends to contribute to priority funds that support specific Nebraska colleges, as well as broader areas of need like student scholarships, faculty development and campus libraries.

Posted: Wed, Oct 31, 2018

UNL

Foundation’s highest 2018 honors go to Milliken and Smith for development service, Ostergards for volunteer service

Foundation’s highest 2018 honors go to Milliken and Smith for development service, Ostergards for volunteer service

J.B. Milliken and Nana Smith of Austin and Tonn and Holly Ostergard of Lincoln are the 2018 recipients of the University of Nebraska Foundation’s two highest awards for service.

Posted: Fri, Oct 26, 2018

FOUNDATION

University of Nebraska receives $186 million in gifts in 2017-18

University of Nebraska receives $186 million in gifts in 2017-18

The University of Nebraska Foundation reports on fiscal year 2018, celebrates its annual award recipients and announces new and re-elected board members.

Posted: Fri, Oct 26, 2018

NU Foundation receives state’s highest award for employee wellness programs

The University of Nebraska Foundation has received the Governor’s Harvester Wellness Award, the state’s highest award in recognition of employee wellness programs.

UNMC breaks ground on new welcome center

On June 24, 2019, the University of Nebraska Medical Center community gathered to ceremonially break ground on its new campus welcome center — the Wigton Heritage Center — as well as launch the renovation of Wittson Hall and the McGoogan Library.

Private gifts establish learning commons at UNL’s East Campus library

The new learning space will be named the Dinsdale Family Learning Commons in honor of Dinsdale brothers, Roy and Jack, who are University of Nebraska alumni.

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