News & Stories
News & Stories
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.