Today@UNL | Buffett gift establishes new early childhood institute

An early childhood education major helps a Ruth Staples Childhood Development Laboratory student examine an evergreen on East Campus. The gift from Susie Buffett will tap into NU's early childhood expertise, including UNL's Ruth Staples Lab.
An early childhood education major helps a Ruth Staples Childhood Development Laboratory student examine an evergreen on East Campus. The gift from Susie Buffett will tap into NU's early childhood expertise, including UNL's Ruth Staples Lab.

Buffett gift establishes new early childhood institute

A gift from Omaha philanthropist Susie Buffett will establish the Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska. The institute, announced Jan. 31, will be multidisciplinary and focus on children from birth to age 8, especially those in at-risk families. Continue reading…

Originally published February 1, 2011 - Submit an Item