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Biz Kidz to create business, sell goods at Kearney Hy-Vee

  KEARNEY – The public will have a chance to purchase items from young entrepreneurs taking part in Biz Kidz Camp: Kearney, hosted by University of Nebraska at Kearney Center for Rural Research and Development. Following four days of learning how to create and maintain a business, Biz Kidz Camp participants will sell their goods from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday (Aug. 5) at Kearney … [Read More...]

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Kenny Sogar receives Employee Achievement Award for August

Kenny Sogar, workstation support specialist for College of Natural and Social Sciences, is recognized by UNK Staff Senate with the Employee Achievement Award for August. Sogar has been employed at UNK since 2014. The Employee Achievement Award recognizes staff for exemplary service and notable contributions to their department and UNK community, embracing an attitude of … [Read More...]

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Nebraskan Student Union to have 24/7 access this fall

By SARA GIBONEY UNK Communications KEARNEY – University of Nebraska at Kearney students will have 24-hour access to the Nebraskan Student Union starting this fall. Students, staff and faculty will have electronic access to the student union after 11 p.m. when the building closes. “This will provide students with a safe social setting and destination for studying … [Read More...]

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Summer commencement moving to Health and Sports Center

Pete Kotsiopulos to address 249 graduates When: 10 a.m., Friday, July 29 Where: UNK Health and Sports Center, 24th Street and 15th Avenue, Kearney Social Media: Follow @UNKearney and #lopergrad on Twitter to see photos and posts from graduates, their friends and families Live Broadcast: Watch Commencement live and join in the #lopergrad conversation at … [Read More...]

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Leadership UNK selects eight members for 2016-17 class

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney has selected eight staff members for its 2016-17 Leadership UNK class. In its 10th 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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UNK seeks new financing option for Village Flats apartments

KEARNEY – University of Nebraska at Kearney will request University of Nebraska Board of Regents approval Friday to offer a new residence hall as a “construction manager-at-risk” project – an option often undertaken to capitalize on contractors’ existing efficiencies and lower costs. Village Flats is a 130-bed apartment-style residence hall designed for upperclassmen, … [Read More...]