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Loper Football Backers to host fifth fundraising event May 6

BY TODD GOTTULA UNK Communications KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney has gathered a lot of momentum with its football fundraising efforts over the past four years. Thanks to the Loper Football Backers Club dinner and scholarship fundraiser established in 2010, the program has raised $466,000 for scholarships and other program needs. UNK will look to … [Read More...]

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Students earn awards for independent research, creative projects

Faculty Mentor Awards given to five By SARA GIBONEY UNK Communications KEARNEY – University of Nebraska at Kearney students earned awards for independent research and creative projects at Student Research Day. About 130 students from all disciplines presented their scholarly and creative projects during Student Research Day on April 10. Nearly 80 students presented … [Read More...]

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Blue Gold BriGade gives Outstanding Senior Awards

By TODD GOTTULA UNK Communications KEARNEY – Six University of Nebraska Kearney students have been chosen as recipients of the Blue Gold BriGade Outstanding Senior Award. The honor recognizes seniors for excellence in scholarship and leadership, as well as involvement and dedication to UNK and the Kearney community. “The competition for these awards was very tough. We … [Read More...]

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PHOTO GALLERY: ‘A Cry of Players’

"A Cry of Players,” written by William Gibson, is the fictionalized story of William Shakespeare’s life as a young man in Stratford. “A Cry of Players” is at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday (April 23-26) and at 2 p.m. Sunday (April 27) in the Miriam Drake Theatre. For tickets, contact the Theatre Box Office at 308.865.8417 or boxoffice@unk.edu. Tickets are $8 for … [Read More...]

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CNN Hero of the Year to speak during UNK Earth Week

By SARA GIBONEY UNK Communications KEARNEY – Chad Pregracke has made removing debris from the Mississippi River and other waterways his life’s work. He and his crew of over 60,000 volunteers have collected over 6 million pounds of garbage. The CNN Hero of the Year will share his story Thursday at the University of Nebraska at Kearney as part of Earth Week events. … [Read More...]

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Three Kearney educators enter UNK Academy for Teacher Education

KEARNEY – Three Kearney educators are being inducted into the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Academy for Teacher Education Excellence for their work with UNK students entering the education profession. Inductees represent professionals who work in schools as educators or as faculty members at UNK. The UNK Advisory Council on Teacher Education will recognize the … [Read More...]