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Jerry Pabst wills $3 million for prostate cancer research and care

Jerry Pabst wills $3 million for prostate cancer research and care

The gift establishes three permanently endowed funds to forever support the efforts of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.

Posted: Wed, Dec 13, 2017

UNK

UNK scholarship supports first-generation college students, honors Peterson family’s legacy

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.

Posted: Thu, Dec 7, 2017

FOUNDATION

Our employee wellness program is getting recognition – a lot of it

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.

Posted: Mon, Dec 4, 2017

UNMC

Rolling out life-saving training across Nebraska

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.

Posted: Mon, Nov 20, 2017

UNL

Nebraska business scholarship forever honors alumnus Ron Rotherham

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.

Posted: Tue, Nov 14, 2017

UNL

Worths provide $1 million-plus estate gift to forever support art programs at Nebraska

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.

Posted: Thu, Nov 2, 2017

UNMC

Sorrell receives development service award, Whitted volunteer award from foundation

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.

Posted: Wed, Oct 25, 2017

UNO

UNO celebrates human rights contributions of Goldstein family

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.

Posted: Tue, Oct 24, 2017

UNL

Recent grad thanks donors for ‘an invaluable resource’

Recent grad thanks donors for ‘an invaluable resource’

International Quilt Study Center & Museum exposes student to untold stories documented in needlework.

Posted: Fri, Oct 20, 2017

UNMC

2 WIN grants aid domestic violence victims, babies in intensive care

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.

Posted: Mon, Oct 16, 2017

UNO

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Posted: Thu, Oct 5, 2017

UNO

Community support helps bring new piano to UNO School of Music

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.

Posted: Thu, Sep 28, 2017

Great Plains Art Museum celebrates opening of new artist studio and public education lab

Fred and Julie Hoppe of Lincoln provided the gift to enable the Great Plains Art Museum to create the new Elizabeth Rubendall Artist-in-Residence Studio and Education Lab.

New emergency assistance fund to support NU students, employees facing sudden hardship

A new fund at the University of Nebraska Foundation will support NU students and employees on all campuses facing sudden financial hardship from emergency situations

Students still benefit from first endowed scholarship created in 1930s

The late Edward Cornish made a gift in 1937 to establish the first permanently endowed scholarship fund to forever support the education of UNL students.

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