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Peace activist Mark Braverman to discuss Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

By SARA GIBONEY UNK Communications KEARNEY – Mark Braverman, a peace advocate, will discuss the role of religious beliefs and theology in the search for a peaceful resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Braverman will present “Israel, the Palestinians, and the Failure of Global Diplomacy: The emerging grassroots movement … [Read More...]

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Interior Design program works to achieve reaccreditation

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney interior design program will go through a reaccreditation process through the Council for Interior Design Accreditation Nov. 1-4. The interior design program is currently accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) and the National Kitchen and Bath Association. Each program requires reaccreditation every … [Read More...]

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Shannon Spiers creates one-of-a-kind Halloween costumes for daughter

By SARA GIBONEY UNK Communications KEARNEY – Shannon Spiers is carrying on her family tradition of creating unique Halloween costumes, and connecting with her daughter in the process. Spiers, an office associate for the Master of Business Administration Program at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, began sewing with her mom, Sharon Leech of Ravenna, as a child. “It … [Read More...]

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UNK students sweep collegiate piano competitions

  KEARNEY – University of Nebraska at Kearney piano students swept top honors at the Oct. 24-25 Nebraska Music Teachers Association State Conference in Wayne. Ayane Nakajima, a junior piano performance major from Japan, won the Music Teachers National Association Young Artist Piano Competition, Nebraska State Level John Paul Lempke, a junior piano performance and music … [Read More...]

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Plants to Fuel: Paul Twigg in Race to Find Next Big Biofuels Discovery

By KELLY BARTLING Paul Twigg’s spring garden is a thing of beauty: Beautiful black dirt is powdery yet flat and even, awaiting his pointy hoe – perfectly straight rows carved at a uniform depth. While his neighbors look on – fat cows sloshing in the mud from the pasture across the fence, Twigg dribbles little handfuls of fertilizer, then, small handfuls of seeds, bending … [Read More...]

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OkSOBERfest features games, prizes, alcohol-free fun

The annual OkSOBERfest event at the University of Nebraska at Kearney will begin at 8 p.m. Friday (Oct. 31) and includes a mini-carnival with games and prizes. Hosted by the Peer Health Education student organization, the alcohol-free event is open to the public. There is no charge to attend. The event will take place in the Ponderosa Room in the Nebraskan Student … [Read More...]