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Blacksmith leaves $3.5M for student scholarships

Jan 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, January 15, 2009

A lifelong resident of Gresham, Neb., has provided a $3.5 million gift to the University of Nebraska Foundation to create scholarships for students. Walter Schmitt, a blacksmith, died in January 2008. As the sole beneficiary of Schmitt’s estate, the foundation received $2 million in September 2008 and another $1.5 million by the end of the […]