News & Stories
News & Stories
UNK scholarship supports first-generation college students, honors Peterson family’s legacy
Kearney native Pete Peterson has established a new scholarship for students who, like him, are the first in their family to ever attend college.
Our employee wellness program is getting recognition – a lot of it
Long appreciated by our employees, our wellness program is racking up recognition and awards from outside our organization.
Rolling out life-saving training across Nebraska
Training vehicles travel state to simulate real-life emergency rooms and ambulances and are equipped with mannequins that simulate human patients.
Nebraska business scholarship forever honors alumnus Ron Rotherham
The family of Nebraska alumnus Ron Rotherham has honored the Ewing native as a loving husband, father and grandfather by establishing a scholarship in his memory.
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?
The Ivanhoe Foundation supports future global leaders in water management through generous gift to the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute
The gift will assist students committed to improving water and food security in developing countries.
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.
University of Nebraska Foundation makes America’s Favorite Charities
The University of Nebraska Foundation is among America’s Favorite Charities.