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UNK announces dean’s list for 2016 spring semester

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney announced the names of students who earned a place on the dean’s list for the spring 2016 semester. Students who are on the dean’s list must have completed 12 credit hours or more of classes with a 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale. Students earn a 4.0 for an “A,” 3.0 for a “B” and a 2.0 for a “C.” Courses taken on a credit/no … [Read More...]

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Computer Science Principles on the Prairie aims to prepare young people in rural Nebraska for information technology careers. The program is funded by a $31,892 Google CS4HS grant.

UNK helps rural teachers implement computer science, IT classes

By SARA GIBONEY UNK Communications KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney Computer Science Department will help rural teachers integrate computer science and information technology lessons into the classroom. The program, Computer Science Principles on the Prairie, aims to prepare young people in rural Nebraska for information technology … [Read More...]

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Jon Watts new UNK Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance

KEARNEY – Following a national search, University of Nebraska at Kearney Chancellor Doug Kristensen today announced the appointment of Jon Watts as the University's new Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance. Watts, of Kearney, was among five finalists for the position, and currently is UNK’s director of business services and accounts payable. Pending approval of the … [Read More...]

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A LOOK BACK: Computer Science, IT students innovate in virtual reality world

By SHERRI HARMS Professor, Computer Science and Information Technology It is clear from major press coverage that virtual reality is garnering, that there is a huge amount of development interest across multiple industries, including video streaming, gaming and simulated learning. This explosion of awareness and enthusiasm from students stimulated the UNK Computer Science … [Read More...]

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Shane Stover receives Employee Achievement Award for May

Shane Stover, assistant director of recruitment technology for admissions, is recognized by UNK Staff Senate with the Employee Achievement Award for May. Stover has been employed at UNK since 2006. The Employee Achievement Award recognizes staff for exemplary service and notable contributions to their department and UNK community, embracing an attitude of teamwork, … [Read More...]

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UNK Cheer Squad, Sapphires dance team selected for 2016-17

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney has named members of the UNK Cheer Squad and UNK Sapphires dance team for 2016-17. Spirit Squad members, which include cheerleaders and dance team members, attend all home football, volleyball and basketball games, in addition to numerous community events. UNK Sapphires Dance Team Centura - Jordyn Grabowski Columbus - … [Read More...]