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UNK hosts Nebraska Court of Appeals Nov. 12

KEARNEY – The Nebraska Court of Appeals will be in session at the University of Nebraska at Kearney on Nov. 12. This event marks the first time that all three female judges of the Court of Appeals will sit together on a panel. Judges Frankie Moore, Francie Riedmann and Riko Bishop will hold session and oral arguments at 1:30 p.m. at the Fine Arts Building Recital Hall on the … [Read More...]

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Intellicom Computer Consulting CEO Dan Shundoff, left, presents a check to UNK Dean of College of Business and Technology Tim Burkink, middle, and the NU Foundation’s Pete Kotsiopulos at Intellicom’s 20th anniversary celebration. Intellicom’s contributions are valued at $150,000 and involve a multiyear partnership with UNK’s College of Business and Technology to provide financial support, donated equipment for teaching laboratories and industry guidance for students.

Intellicom celebrates milestone with UNK partnership, $150K donation

KEARNEY – Intellicom Computer Consulting of Kearney is celebrating its 20-year anniversary and service to greater Nebraska by announcing support for the University of Nebraska at Kearney and its Information Networking and Telecommunications Program. Intellicom’s contributions are valued at $150,000 and involve a multiyear partnership with UNK’s College of Business and … [Read More...]

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Child Kinship Caregiving: Welfare of Families, Relationships Drives Toni Hill

By TODD GOTTULA Director of Communications Not all families look a certain way. It is something you learn after so many years of working with children in foster care and social services. “Many families are separated and divided,” Toni Hill says. “Some are broken, and some are not. But they all look different.” Currently, Hill is an assistant professor in the … [Read More...]

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Spellman not slowing down despite cancer scare

By SARA GIBONEY UNK Communications KEARNEY – Judy Spellman has gone on hundreds of camping trips with her husband, Rich. The couple has traveled all over the country, and they have no intention of slowing down. “You just realize how precious life is,” said Spellman, who worked as an administrative associate in the Student Affairs Office at the University of Nebraska at … [Read More...]

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Ak-Sar-Ben Queen Morgan Kristensen and her family: sister, Paige, at left; dad, Doug Kristensen, chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Kearney; and mom, District Judge Terri Harder.

Morgan Kristensen crowned Ak-Sar-Ben queen

University of Nebraska at Kearney student Morgan Kristensen was crowned Ak-Sar-Ben queen at Saturday’s Ak-Sar-Ben Coronation and Scholarship Ball. A political science major from Minden, Kristensen was recognized at the annual Omaha gala that celebrates community leaders, philanthropy and education. The event was hosted at CenturyLink Center Omaha. Kristensen is the … [Read More...]

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UNK faculty Kastello, Fronczak win Art Education Awards

KEARNEY – Three University of Nebraska at Kearney faculty were recently honored with 2014-15 Art Education Awards from the Nebraska Art Teachers Association. Each year NATA recognizes outstanding contributions to student learning in Nebraska classrooms, leadership in curriculum and staff development in local school districts and communities, and contributions to professional … [Read More...]