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UNK closed Tuesday, Jan. 17, due to weather

Classes are canceled at University of Nebraska at Kearney on Tuesday, Jan. 17. Icy conditions are forecast to continue or worsen throughout today (Monday), making travel back from the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday break treacherous for students. Dangerous conditions exist across Kearney. All Tuesday classes, events and activities are canceled. Dining services will serve … [Read More...]

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Nate Bickford working to improve lives in Haiti

Agriculture, health, construction training programs being established By SARA GIBONEY UNK Communications KEARNEY – Nate Bickford’s father always told him to leave the world better than when you came into it. Bickford, an associate professor of biology at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, is working to do just that in a collaborative effort to improve the lives of … [Read More...]

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Science Café guest Greg Karst to discuss health professions reform

WHAT: University of Nebraska at Kearney Science Café HOSTED BY: Sigma Xi The Scientific Research Society TITLE: “Educational Reform in the Health Professions: Are we there yet?” SPEAKER / PRESENTER: Dr. Greg Karst, executive associate dean, UNMC College of Allied Health Professions. KARST BIO: A first generation college attendee from rural central Kansas, Karst is … [Read More...]

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Safety Center renews $5.8 million grant to train transit drivers

By SARA GIBONEY UNK Communications KEARNEY – The Nebraska Safety Center received a $5.8 million grant to train transit drivers from transportation, bus and transit companies across Nebraska. The grant, from the Nebraska Department of Roads, follows a three-year collaboration between the Nebraska Safety Center at the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s College of Business … [Read More...]

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Students return to new meal plans; Chartwells renegotiates contract with UNK

Complete overview and details outlining the new UNK meal plans: www.unk.edu/mealplans KEARNEY - University of Nebraska at Kearney students return from winter break with new meal plans that offer them more food, more flexibility and more convenience – without costing them more. Through a renegotiated contract with dining provider Chartwells, UNK is simplifying meal options … [Read More...]