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Trivia contest brings in $2,729 for scholarship in memory of Mary Daake

The first Mary Daake Memorial Trivia Contest raised $2,729 to establish a scholarship fund honoring the longtime University of Nebraska at Kearney employee. Seventeen four-person teams from UNK and the Kearney area competed in the Nov. 8 event. A political science teacher and UNK’s former director of academic advising and career services, Daake died in May after a long … [Read More...]

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Presidential finalist Michael Martin to visit UNK Dec. 10

Dr. Michael Martin, chancellor of the Colorado State University System and one of four finalists for the University of Nebraska presidency, will visit the University of Nebraska at Kearney Dec. 10. Martin will appear at 3 p.m. at a UNK campus forum in the Nebraskan Student Union Ponderosa Room E. He will be available to meet with media at 4 p.m. on the second floor of the … [Read More...]

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PHOTO GALLERY: UNK Science Day 2014

More than 120 high school juniors and seniors participated in labs and hands-on activities Monday at the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Science Day 2014. Hosted by the UNK Department of Physics and Physical Science, students rotated through five different classes and engaged in various activities in areas such as astronomy, biology, chemistry, health science and physics. … [Read More...]

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Donors can give to UNK through Give Where You Live event Dec. 4

Five University of Nebraska at Kearney groups are among more than 120 area organizations participating  in the Kearney Area Community Foundation’s 24-Hour giving day called Give Where You Live on December 4. Give Where You Live is a one-day fundraising event that benefits charitable causes and supports nonprofits in the Kearney area. The goal is to raise hundreds of … [Read More...]

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Presidential finalist Hank Bounds to visit UNK Dec. 9

Dr. Hank Bounds, commissioner of higher education for the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning and one of four finalists for the University of Nebraska presidency, will visit the University of Nebraska at Kearney Dec. 9. Bounds will appear at 3:30 p.m. at a UNK campus forum in the Nebraskan Student Union Ponderosa Room E. He will be available to meet with media at … [Read More...]