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Support the University of Nebraska State Museum

Support the University of Nebraska State Museum

The University of Nebraska State Museum is Nebraska's own premier museum of natural history. The State Museum collects, preserves and interprets objects and associated data through research about the natural world. The collections, with special interest in Nebraska and the northern Great Plains, are the basis of the university's archive of global, biological, cultural and geological diversity.


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Connie Pejsar

Connie Pejsar

Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts, State Museum
402-458-1190 direct
800-432-3216 toll free
connie.pejsar@nufoundation.org
Connie has been with the foundation since 1983. She has enjoyed a variety of positions and currently is fundraising for the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and the State Museum. The most rewarding part of Connie's job is establishing relationships with alumni and friends of the university and helping them make their dream of helping the university a reality.
 

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Museum Development Fund

Museum Development Fund

A gift to this endowed fund supports the museum's comprehensive programming and exhibits. Annual net income from the endowment provides ongoing support for the University of Nebraska State Museum.

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Encounter Center Fund - Museum

Encounter Center Fund - Museum

Your gift to this fund supports the maintenance, upkeep and operation of the encounter center exhibits at the University of Nebraska State Museum. Here, visitors are invited to explore their own natural history questions, sketch and write about their findings, create their own collections using real specimens and in the warmer months, observe honeybee behavior in a working hive.

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Morrill Hall Fund

Morrill Hall Fund

A gift to this fund provides much needed support for the general benefit and support of the museum's programs and exhibits. This fund is expendable, rather than endowed, meaning it is made available immediately to the museum for its priority needs.

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State Museum Research Fund

State Museum Research Fund

This fund helps to promote original research and care of the Museum's scientific collections (14 million specimens) in parasitology, entomology, botany, zoology, anthropology, and vertebrate paleontology.

Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park - Development & Expansion Fund

Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park - Development & Expansion Fund

This fund supports the current and top priority needs at Ashfall, which include developing an expansion to the existing rhino barn pavilion so decades of fossil excavations and research may occur.