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Leadership UNK selects seven members for 2015-16 class

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney has selected seven staff members for its 2015-16 Leadership UNK class. In its ninth year, the program is designed to expose participants to leadership opportunities at UNK and in the Kearney area, enhance their leadership skills and encourage them to accept leadership roles in the future. Leadership UNK also gives members … [Read More...]

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“Having a facility located in a rural location, and training students on rural health care, provides an opportunity to create health care providers that really understand rural communities and the needs in rural communities,” said Peggy Abels, director of Allied Health Sciences Programs at UNK. (Photo by Corbey R. Dorsey/UNK Communications)

Health Science Ed Complex to improve rural Nebraska health care

By SARA GIBONEY UNK Communications KEARNEY – Rural health care in Nebraska will soon see incredible improvements. The new University of Nebraska Medical Center – University of Nebraska at Kearney Health Science Education Complex will begin educating future health care professionals with expertise in rural health issues. “Rural health care has some different issues … [Read More...]

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UNK to graduate 244 at July 31 summer commencement

KEARNEY – Graduate and undergraduate degrees for 244 will be conferred at University of Nebraska at Kearney commencement exercises at 10 a.m. Friday, July 31. The exercises are in the Nebraskan Student Union. Marilyn Hadley, faculty emeritus, Teacher Education, will deliver the commencement address. John Gibbs will give the senior class reflection. Gibbs, a native of … [Read More...]


New Health Science Ed Complex offers increased space, technology

By TODD GOTTULA UNK Communications KEARNEY – Cutting-edge technology. Increased space. Distinct architecture. Modern classrooms with better functionality. The new University of Nebraska Medical Center – University of Nebraska at Kearney Health Science Education Complex has it all, and more. “If you went into a store and could select everything you need as clinical … [Read More...]


Ben Wagner recipient of Northwestern Energy scholarship

KEARNEY – Ben Wagner of Columbus is the recipient of the 2015 Northwestern Energy Community Works Scholarship. Valued at $1,000, the scholarship is given to an upper-level Computer Science and Information Technology student who maintains at least a 3.0 grade point average. Wagner is a junior honors student at the University of Nebraska at Kearney majoring in computer science. … [Read More...]