News & Stories
News & Stories
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
‘It’s why I’ve gotten this far’
Google intern credits Raikes School: ‘It’s why I’ve gotten this far.’
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.
Curtis native honors college mentor Glenn Jurgens with memorial scholarship fund
A scholarship honoring the kindness and dedication of a former ag professor will benefit students in Curtis for years to come.
Scholarship honors alumnus and legendary Huskers administrator Fox Bryant and his wife, Pedie
Don “Fox” Bryant, who enjoyed a long and notable career in communications and administration with Nebraska athletics, has been honored with a named scholarship fund.
Rhino battle comes to life at Ashfall
New sculptures at Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park allow visitors to stand with an ancient tortoise and experience an epic battle between barrel-bodied rhinos.
“Search” tower dedicated at Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center
The artwork is the result of a gift made in honor of longtime oncologist and cancer center director, Ken Cowan.
‘I don’t even know how to say thank you enough’
Best friends (and new grads) tell university supporters: You’re the best.
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.