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UNK

If these walls could talk

If these walls could talk

Thanks to a head-to-toe restoration — along with a head-to-toe restoration of its story — this home, now called the G.W. Frank Museum of History and Culture at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, can tell its more complex and compelling story.

Posted: Fri, Feb 8, 2019

UNMC

Nursing student plans for career critical to her hometown

Nursing student plans for career critical to her hometown

Jenna Palouck is among the first students to study and learn in the new College of Nursing Lincoln Division building. Everybody in Ogallala is proud when they hear she's studying to become a nurse, but then they immediately ask: Are you coming back to the area?

Posted: Thu, Feb 7, 2019

UNMC

Remembering - Gerald Christensen, M.D.

Remembering - Gerald Christensen, M.D.

A longtime UNMC faculty member in the Department of Ophthalmology, Gerald Christensen, M.D., died at his home in Omaha Saturday after a four-year battle with bladder cancer.

Posted: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

FOUNDATION

WIN to fund Nebraska nonprofit, university project in 2019

WIN to fund Nebraska nonprofit, university project in 2019

Nebraska nonprofit organizations and University of Nebraska programs addressing issues important to the state may now submit funding ideas to Women Investing in Nebraska for its 2019 grant awards.

Posted: Wed, Jan 9, 2019

UNL

Professor, daughter bring attention to UNL students who face personal adversity

Professor, daughter bring attention to UNL students who face personal adversity

The Astir CASNR Emergency Student Aid Fund enables the college to help students who are at risk of disruption to their education because of financial hardship such as the loss of a parent, job loss or medical crisis.

Posted: Tue, Dec 18, 2018

FOUNDATION

Leadership gift enables university to prepare even more needed teachers for Nebraska

Leadership gift enables university to prepare even more needed teachers for Nebraska

Thanks to a generous gift from the William and Ruth Scott Family Foundation, the University of Nebraska – the state’s largest producer of teachers – will be in an even stronger position to meet one of Nebraska’s most critical workforce needs.

Posted: Mon, Dec 17, 2018

DONOR STORIES

Students studying water management in developing countries receive tuition support

Students studying water management in developing countries receive tuition support

The gift will assist students committed to improving water and food security in developing countries.

Posted: Thu, Dec 13, 2018

UNO

Christensens to be honored with naming of concert hall in UNO Strauss Performing Arts Center

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.

Posted: Thu, Nov 29, 2018

FOUNDATION

Giving Tuesday on Nov. 27 provides an opportunity to help

Giving Tuesday on Nov. 27 provides an opportunity to help

Please consider using Giving Tuesday as a day to pause and to support the area of the University of Nebraska and its affiliates that means the most to you.

Posted: Mon, Nov 12, 2018

UNO

New scholarship at UNO to benefit generations of IT professionals

New scholarship at UNO to benefit generations of IT professionals

The SharePoint Saturday–Omaha Community Educational Scholarship Fund was established with a gift commitment to the University of Nebraska Foundation.

Posted: Wed, Nov 7, 2018

UNL

Student Brenna Backemeyer thanks you for supporting the N Fund

Student Brenna Backemeyer thanks you for supporting the N Fund

The N Fund allows alumni and friends to contribute to priority funds that support specific Nebraska colleges, as well as broader areas of need like student scholarships, faculty development and campus libraries.

Posted: Wed, Oct 31, 2018

UNL

Foundation’s highest 2018 honors go to Milliken and Smith for development service, Ostergards for volunteer service

Foundation’s highest 2018 honors go to Milliken and Smith for development service, Ostergards for volunteer service

J.B. Milliken and Nana Smith of Austin and Tonn and Holly Ostergard of Lincoln are the 2018 recipients of the University of Nebraska Foundation’s two highest awards for service.

Posted: Fri, Oct 26, 2018

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.

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.

Holthus and Raikeses honored with highest volunteer service award

Kelly Holthus of York and Jeff and Tricia Raikes of Seattle and Ashland, Nebraska, are 2019 recipients of the Perry W. Branch Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service.

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