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Kent Schroeder new vice chair for NU Board of Regents

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents today elected Bob Phares as chairman for 2015. Phares, of North Platte, represents District 7 and was appointed to the Board of Regents in 2006 and elected in 2010. He served as vice chairman in 2014. He succeeds 2014 Chairman Regent Howard Hawks of Omaha. Regent Kent Schroeder of Kearney, who represents District 6, was elected … [Read More...]

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International Film Series debuts at The World Theatre Feb. 3

By SARA GIBONEY UNK Communications KEARNEY – The film “The Lives of Others” will be the first film featured at UNK@TheWorld, a collaboration between the University of Nebraska at Kearney and The World Theatre in Kearney. “Showing international films helps the community see the realities of other parts of the world that they don’t get to see,” said Michelle Warren, … [Read More...]

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Thompson Scholars mentors from UNK, UNL, UNO come together during retreat

By SARA GIBONEY UNK Communications KEARNEY – Thompson Scholars mentors from University of Nebraska at Kearney, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and University of Nebraska at Omaha met during a retreat Jan. 23-24 on the UNK campus. The UNO Thompson Learning Community and UNL William H. Thompson Learning Community staff and student mentors joined the UNK Thompson Scholars … [Read More...]

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Nate Barry named Outstanding Educator at national builders show

By TODD GOTTULA UNK Communications KEARNEY – University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Nate Barry was given the Outstanding Educator award at the recent National Association of Home Builders show in Las Vegas. An assistant professor of industrial technology, Barry has worked at UNK since 2008. Barry was honored at the NAHB International Builders’ Show for his voluntary … [Read More...]

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UNK Wellness Center sees increase in use six months after opening

By SARA GIBONEY UNK Communications KEARNEY – More students, faculty and staff are working out thanks to the new Wellness Center at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. An average of 1,478 people per month are using the fitness center, a 39 percent increase from the 1,061 per month who used the former facility. “Students are still pretty excited about the Wellness … [Read More...]

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UNK forensics fares well at ‘Kansas in Nebraska Swing’ tourney

 KEARNEY – University of Nebraska at Kearney Forensics Team member Alexa Shoaff qualified for the National Individual Events Tournament in April by finishing third in informative speaking at Saturday’s “Kansas in Nebraska Swing” competition. The event was hosted Saturday and Sunday in Lincoln by Kansas State University and University of Nebraska-Lincoln. A junior from … [Read More...]

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UNK home builders team, Klayton Kasik honored at national competition

  KEARNEY – University of Nebraska at Kearney student Klayton Kasik and UNK’s National Association of Home Builders team received national honors at the 2015 Residential Construction Management Competition. The event was part of the International Builders’ Show hosted Jan. 19-22 in Las Vegas. A senior construction management major from Schuyler, Kasik was … [Read More...]