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University of Nebraska receives $186 million in gifts in 2017-18

University of Nebraska receives $186 million in gifts in 2017-18

The University of Nebraska Foundation reports on fiscal year 2018, celebrates its annual award recipients and announces new and re-elected board members.

Posted: Fri, Oct 26, 2018

UNK

Skilled UNK graduates help Nebraska marketing firm succeed

Skilled UNK graduates help Nebraska marketing firm succeed

Greg and Stephanie Daake know all about the talented graduates of their alma mater: they hire them. Their new coworker, recent UNK grad Jase Hueser, was a recipient of the Daake Design Scholarship from UNK that helped him succeed.

Posted: Wed, Oct 24, 2018

UNL

Grand Island couple, UNL collaborate on new lecture series that features recognized entrepreneurs with liberal arts backgrounds

Grand Island couple, UNL collaborate on new lecture series that features recognized entrepreneurs with liberal arts backgrounds

The Allens said beginning their education in liberal arts helped encourage their own entrepreneurial interests in the medical field as well as other areas of business.

Posted: Wed, Oct 24, 2018

UNL

Giving Tuesday provides opportunity to help UNL

Giving Tuesday provides opportunity to help UNL

Please consider Giving Tuesday as a day to pause and to support the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Posted: Mon, Oct 15, 2018

UNL

First scholarship recipients honored to meet Swarts family, express gratitude

First scholarship recipients honored to meet Swarts family, express gratitude

Recipients of a new scholarship get the opportunity to meet the family of the man who gifted a scholarship fund to forever help UNL students.

Posted: Fri, Oct 12, 2018

FOUNDATION

WIN grants address needs for rural children, older Nebraskans

WIN grants address needs for rural children, older Nebraskans

Women Investing in Nebraska awarded two grants of $91,500 each to expand free after-school programming and to provide mental and cognitive health screenings to older adults.

Posted: Thu, Oct 11, 2018

UNK

UNK to celebrate childhood education center groundbreaking

UNK to celebrate childhood education center groundbreaking

University of Nebraska at Kearney, the community and greater Nebraska will celebrate the beginning of Nebraska’s most innovative center of early childhood excellence.

Posted: Wed, Oct 3, 2018

UNL

Rock-star grad reaches summit of life … by giving back

Rock-star grad reaches summit of life … by giving back

College of Engineering alumnus Ken Jones returns to Lincoln each year to talk with his scholarship recipients about what it takes to reach the top.

Posted: Wed, Sep 12, 2018

UNO

Here’s how to become a queen ...

Here’s how to become a queen ...

UNO’s athletic director emeritus and former coach Connie Claussen reigned with passion and purpose.

Posted: Mon, Sep 10, 2018

UNL

N Fund 2017-18 Annual Giving Impact Report

N Fund 2017-18 Annual Giving Impact Report

More than 13,000 of you contributed this year to make an impact on the lives of University of Nebraska–Lincoln students through scholarships, academic programs, renowned faculty, new facilities and more.

Posted: Thu, Aug 16, 2018

UNL

Mark Wilkins named Nebraska Corn Checkoff presidential chair at UNL

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.

Posted: Tue, Aug 7, 2018

EVENTS

University of Nebraska opens new health center, nursing college complex

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.

Posted: Tue, Jul 10, 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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