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BTN LiveBIG: Nebraska students learning by giving

A decade ago, Doris Buffet – Warren Buffet’s older sister – started the Learning by Giving Foundation. Her goal was to teach a new generation about philanthropy though experience, providing young people with the opportunity to learn about charity and make a financial impact on a worthy cause. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is part of a group of universities that utilize curriculum from The Learning by Giving Foundation. This past semester, a senior-level class titled “Leading People and Projects” was given $10,000 by the foundation with the charge to give it all away. Over the past few months, the class