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Professor Michelle Paxton, Director, Children's Justice Clinic and Center on Children, Families, and the Law, photoshoot for law college. November 12, 2021. Photo by Craig Chandler / University Communication

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Giving Voice to the Vulnerable

The Children’s Justice Clinic, now permanently endowed, provides abused and neglected children advocates in court while offering hands-on experience for student attorneys.

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$20 million gift creates scholarships for UNMC pharmacy students

Because of an extraordinary investment by Joe and Millie Williams, UNMC College of Pharmacy students will receive scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 beginning next fall. “We want to give at least some dollars to just about every student that applies,” says College of Pharmacy Dean Keith Olsen, Pharm.D.

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UNO Fund Scholarship Stories - Matthew Beckmann

As a full-time social worker, Matthew Beckmann works every day to assist those who most need support. In the course of working on behalf of these individuals, he also navigates a social safety-net system that is incredibly complex and has what he sees as significant flaws. Matthew wants to change that and currently is taking […]

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UNO Fund Student Scholarship Stories - Reagan Folda

As a student in the Sign Language Interpreting program at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Reagan Folda understands the importance of a clear and simple message. She wants UNO alumni to clearly understand this: Their gifts to the UNO Fund scholarship have changed her life. “I am extremely grateful that I got this scholarship,” […]

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Lifelong Learning Inspires Educator to Give Back

Janet Wendland, a Burnett Society member, established a planned gift to provide study abroad opportunities for UNK students. Read on for a Q&A about Janet’s global education that inspired her to give.

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The Sum of Our Parts

Giving back is just part of the equation for Burnett Society member Warren Luckner. He sums up the philosophy simply: “Pay it forward. Our lives have been enriched. We can help enrich the lives of others, now and after we are gone.”

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For the Generations of Leaders We'll Inspire

At the University of Nebraska, we believe there’s no clearer path to a better life than higher education. Read on to learn about the inspiring ways that private support has changed the lives of students on all four campuses of the University of Nebraska.

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