News & Stories
News & Stories
Worths provide $1 million-plus estate gift to forever support art programs at Nebraska
A couple who adored the arts and worked at the university for many, many years have left a lasting legacy for Nebraska that will support various art students and faculty members.
Sorrell receives development service award, Whitted volunteer award from foundation
Physicians Michael Sorrell and Peter Whitted are the 2017 recipients of the University of Nebraska Foundation’s two highest awards for service and dedication.
UNO celebrates human rights contributions of Goldstein family
The human rights legacy of Leonard and Shirley Goldstein of Omaha and their family will be forever carried forward at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Recent grad thanks donors for ‘an invaluable resource’
International Quilt Study Center & Museum exposes student to untold stories documented in needlework.
2 WIN grants aid domestic violence victims, babies in intensive care
Two $85,000 grants from Women Investing in Nebraska help victims of domestic violence and help infants with needed medical assessment and treatment.
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Community support helps bring new piano to UNO School of Music
Arts patrons came together to gift a unique musical instrument to the university and city.
CNN political reporter, Husker alum Zeleny to deliver Hoagland Lecture Oct. 5
What was it like to cover a presidential election with such a surprise ending? And how do reporters cover a president who consistently derides their profession?
In memory of two big fans of the band
In memory of two big fans of the band, the Duane W. and Laurine F. Zastrow Marching Band Awards Endowment will provide stipends each year to two outstanding members of the Cornhusker Marching Band.
Sahling estate gives $1.9 million to UNK to forever help even more students
Well known among the University of Nebraska at Kearney community – especially by those in Loper athletics – for his compassion and generous student scholarship donations, Bob Sahling is helping students once again.
Gift to UNMC focuses on helping those who have experienced mental trauma
About 50 percent of Nebraskans report experiencing childhood adversity and trauma. The university is developing a program to train those who can help.
Student finds a way to say thanks … and merci beaucoup!
Recent UNL graduate who’s on her way to teach English in France says her road through college would have been rougher without support from generous people like the ones she got to meet.
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.