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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

UNL

Curtis native honors college mentor Glenn Jurgens with memorial scholarship fund

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.

Posted: Wed, Aug 2, 2017

UNL

Scholarship honors alumnus and legendary Huskers administrator Fox Bryant and his wife, Pedie

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.

Posted: Tue, Jul 11, 2017

UNL

Rhino battle comes to life at Ashfall

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.

Posted: Wed, Jun 21, 2017

UNMC

“Search” tower dedicated at Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

“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.

Posted: Tue, Jun 20, 2017

UNL

‘I don’t even know how to say thank you enough’

‘I don’t even know how to say thank you enough’

Best friends (and new grads) tell university supporters: You’re the best.

Posted: Tue, Jun 6, 2017

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.

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