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CNN political reporter, Husker alum Zeleny to deliver Hoagland Lecture Oct. 5

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?

Posted: Thu, Sep 28, 2017

UNL

In memory of two big fans of the band

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.

Posted: Thu, Sep 28, 2017

UNK

Sahling estate gives $1.9 million to UNK to forever help even more students

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.

Posted: Tue, Sep 19, 2017

UNMC

Gift to UNMC focuses on helping those who have experienced mental trauma

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.

Posted: Thu, Sep 14, 2017

UNL

Student finds a way to say thanks … and merci beaucoup!

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.

Posted: Thu, Sep 14, 2017

UNL

Gift to help first-generation, low-income Huskers

Gift to help first-generation, low-income Huskers

Beginning in 2018, the Trenchard Foundation, established by Husker alumnus Bob Trenchard in memory of his late wife, Barbara, and his late sons, Todd and Trey, will provide scholarships for Nebraska College Preparatory Academy graduates to attend the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Posted: Mon, Sep 11, 2017

FOUNDATION

Holland Foundation $2 million gift creates endowed presidential chair in early childhood development

Holland Foundation $2 million gift creates endowed presidential chair in early childhood development

Funds will forever support the university’s Buffett Early Childhood Institute and its public outreach and education programs across Nebraska.

Posted: Fri, Aug 25, 2017

FOUNDATION

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture program sparked by welding

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture program sparked by welding

The Mervin R. Eighmy Foundation provided a gift that helped the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture acquire eight new welders, supplies and technical support for its expanded welding program.

Posted: Wed, Aug 23, 2017

UNMC

She’s a killer

She’s a killer

She’s a killer: Young UNMC cancer researcher part of a team inside the new Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center that’s working to find ways to cure cancer.

Posted: Fri, Aug 18, 2017

UNK

What happens when the sun ‘turns off’?

What happens when the sun ‘turns off’?

What happens when the sun ‘turns off’? Professors from different backgrounds share their eclipse expertise with Kearney students and the community.

Posted: Thu, Aug 17, 2017

UNL

‘It’s why I’ve gotten this far’

‘It’s why I’ve gotten this far’

Google intern credits Raikes School: ‘It’s why I’ve gotten this far.’

Posted: Fri, Aug 11, 2017

UNL

New University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business building to named Howard L. Hawks Hall

New University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business building to named Howard L. Hawks Hall

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s new business building officially has a name: Howard L. Hawks Hall.

Posted: Fri, Aug 4, 2017

First scholarship recipients honored to meet Swarts family, express gratitude

Recipients of a new scholarship get the opportunity to meet the family of the man who gifted a scholarship fund to forever help UNL students.

WIN grants address needs for rural children, older Nebraskans

Women Investing in Nebraska awarded two grants of $91,500 each to expand free after-school programming and to provide mental and cognitive health screenings to older adults.

UNK to celebrate childhood education center groundbreaking

University of Nebraska at Kearney, the community and greater Nebraska will celebrate the beginning of Nebraska’s most innovative center of early childhood excellence.

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