News & Stories
News & Stories
Fremont group donates $60,000 to support Alzheimer’s research at UNMC
The Fremont Area Alzheimer’s Collaboration donated a $60,000 pilot grant to go toward Alzheimer’s disease research.
Support UNO, UNMC causes during Omaha Gives on May 22
Consider supporting the UNO Maverick Food Pantry and UNMC SHARING Clinics during Omaha Gives!
Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+ seeks support on Give to Lincoln Day May 30
One in three students at Nebraska worries about not having enough food to eat. Gifts will help the Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+ by providing free food and hygiene supplies to students in need throughout the year.
University of Nebraska Foundation makes America’s Favorite Charities
The University of Nebraska Foundation is among America’s Favorite Charities.
Kinman Oldfield Award provides two decades of Alzheimer’s disease research support, new faculty chair announced
For two decades, a research fund has supported the efforts of leading research scientists at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in the pursuit of treatments and a cure for Alzheimer’s disease.
Great Plains Art Museum celebrates opening of new artist studio and public education lab
Fred and Julie Hoppe of Lincoln provided the gift to enable the Great Plains Art Museum to create the new Elizabeth Rubendall Artist-in-Residence Studio and Education Lab.
New emergency assistance fund to support NU students, employees facing sudden hardship
A new fund at the University of Nebraska Foundation will support NU students and employees on all campuses facing sudden financial hardship from emergency situations
Students still benefit from first endowed scholarship created in 1930s
The late Edward Cornish made a gift in 1937 to establish the first permanently endowed scholarship fund to forever support the education of UNL students.
New scholarship helps students experience Ireland
The Cluricaun Irish Society of Lincoln established a new scholarship fund to help students travel and learn abroad in Ireland.
‘We’re No. 1’: NU leads the field in developing 3D-printed prostheses
Jorge Zuniga has become a hero to thousands of kids around the world who need prosthetic hands and upper limbs — and to their families, who often can’t afford them — and in the process, he’s helped the University of Nebraska become the strongest force in the world within this sub-area of biomechanics.
Inaugural Glow Big Red a success with more than 1,500 contributors
The first-ever Glow Big Red—24 Hours of Husker Giving is in the history books as the newest Husker tradition.
Field of dreams
Identical twins Joe and Matt Brugger are seniors in the Paul Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. They co-founded Upstream Farms a few years ago on the old family homestead near Albion, Nebraska.
2 WIN grants to assist grandparents, UNL students
Women Investing in Nebraska awarded two $93,000 grants to assist a pilot program making mental health counselors more accessible at UNL residence halls and helping the Nebraska Children’s Home Society expand its support network for grandparents.
University of Nebraska Foundation celebrates $290 million in philanthropic support during fiscal year 2019
The University of Nebraska Foundation has announced that total philanthropic support, including all new gifts and commitments, surpassed $290 million in its fiscal year ending June 30, 2019. This compares to $231 million in total philanthropic support for the previous fiscal year.
Osbornes and Varners honored with highest development service award
Nancy and Tom Osborne and Paula and Woody Varner have been conferred the 2019 Harlan J. Noddle Award for Distinguished Development Service in recognition of the years they advocated for the university and their involvement with private philanthropy for the university.