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Borchard continues homeless research in Portland

By AUSTIN KOELLER UNK Communications KEARNEY – Kurt Borchard has always been a passionate researcher on homelessness, but new research brings him to something he's never seen before. A professor of sociology at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, Borchard is taking a yearlong sabbatical next fall to interview individuals in two homeless encampments in Portland, … [Read More...]

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Tom Kropp announces retirement after 39th season with UNK

KEARNEY – Loper legend Tom Kropp announced his retirement today, and in typical fashion, did not want any attention. No news conference, no party, no farewell videos set to music. Just a news release, that his last day as men’s basketball co-head coach is June 30. A Nebraska athletic legend, Kropp recently completed his 39th season with University of Nebraska at Kearney … [Read More...]

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Poetry, songs of Carl Sandburg celebrated at The World Theatre April 10

By SARA GIBONEY UNK Communications KEARNEY – “Prayers for the People: Carl Sandburg and the Sunburnt West” aims to keep alive the notion that poetry and music is the core of American culture. Presented by the University of Nebraska at Kearney, “Carl Sandburg and the Sunburnt West” begins at 7 p.m. April 10 at The World Theatre in Kearney. “Sandburg’s poetry is … [Read More...]

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Gamma Phi Beta pancake feed to help poverty fund

Gamma Phi Beta sorority at the University of Nebraska at Kearney will have its annual pancake feed from 5-9 p.m. April 7 at the Harmon Park Activity Center at 3100 Fifth Ave. Tickets are $6. Proceeds will go to the Kearney Public Schools Poverty Fund, which helps children obtain winter coats, tennis shoes and other necessities if their families cannot afford … [Read More...]


Mortar Board to initiate 24 new members April 10

KEARNEY – The Xi Phi chapter of Mortar Board at the University of Nebraska Kearney has selected 24 new members. They will be initiated at 5 p.m. April 10 in a ceremony at Museum of Nebraska Art in Kearney. Mortar Board is a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for their achievements in scholarship, leadership and service. New members will be involved in the … [Read More...]


Greek leadership honorary adds 15 to Order of Omega

KEARNEY – Fifteen University of Nebraska at Kearney students have been selected as new members of Order of Omega, Eta Nu Chapter. Order of Omega is a Greek leadership honorary comprised of the top 3 percent of fraternity and sorority members on campus. It recognizes juniors and seniors who have exemplified high standards in areas of scholarship, leadership, involvement … [Read More...]

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Greeks name Brouilliette, Gunnink as man, woman of year

By SARA GIBONEY UNK Communications KEARNEY – Blake Brouilliette and Haley Gunnink are the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Greek Man and Woman of the Year. Brouilliette, a senior biology major from Hastings, and Gunnink, a senior early childhood education major from Crookston, were announced as Man and Woman of the Year at Thursday night’s Greek Life Awards. A … [Read More...]