Your Story Could Make a Difference

Teaching our teachers. Treating Nebraskans with cancer. Helping farmers grow more food. Training doctors, dentists and nurses. Graduating our future workforce. Improving communities through volunteering. The University of Nebraska impacts lives across the state every day.

The numbers are powerful—and so are the stories behind them. Your voice can help keep the momentum going.


Kazuma Akehi

Injury Prevention Research

While it’s common for medical journals to cover concussions, shoulder and knee issues, and major injuries in sports, studies dedicated to muscles and nerves are harder to find. UNK’s Kazuma Akehi is filling the gap by taking a deeper look with ultrasound technology.

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Steven Barlow

Front-Line Stroke Care

When it comes to preventing injury from the most common stroke, stimulating blood flow to the brain is essential. Steven Barlow and his team have figured out how to do it in a groundbreaking way.

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Christina Hoy

Pancreatic Cancer Research

Families with a history of pancreatic cancer are often faced with uncertainty about their future health. But important work at UNMC could be the first step to developing an early detection tool for this mysterious disease.

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Ebonie Epinger

Improving the Criminal Justice System

In Nebraska, jails process more individuals than prisons. But while the state is working to reduce reoffending, research has neglected to focus on jails. Ebonie Epinger’s work will change that.

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Contact Your State Senator Now

Your story is just as personal and powerful as the ones above. Take a moment to tell it to your senator, and share why it's critical to invest in the University of Nebraska. It only takes a few minutes to send a personal email or make a phone call. Here's how to do it.

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Join us in growing a strong future for Nebraska. When you become an NU Advocate, you'll be among the first to hear about important issues, key legislative bills and upcoming advocacy events. With knowledge and resources, it's easy to help make a difference.

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