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Risebigs featured at Dec. 9 Kearney Symphony Orchestra holiday concert

KEARNEY – The Kearney Symphony Orchestra will present its holiday concert “Music of the Hearth and Spirit” at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the UNK Recital Hall on the University of Nebraska at Kearney campus. Guest artists Meribeth Risebig on oboe and Claudia Risebig on bassoon will present Baroque concertos by Vivaldi and Handel. Meribeth Risebig is currently principal … [Read More...]

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Buffett Early Childhood Institute Hosts Open House

UNK faculty and staff are invited to learn more about the Buffett Early Childhood Institute at an open house December 2 from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. at the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center on the UNO campus (6001 Dodge Street). The event includes a continental breakfast and tours of the Institute’s office. Dr. Samuel J. Meisels, founding executive director, will speak at … [Read More...]

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NCAA Tourney: Loper Volleyball first-round match webcast live

The University of Nebraska at Kearney’s opening match at Thursday’s NCAA Division II Central Regional volleyball championship is available through live webcast. UNK is in the 64-team NCAA Tournament for a 16th straight season and will battle Southwest Minnesota State at noon in the first round in Duluth, Minn. The regional, hosted by Minnesota-Duluth for the second straight … [Read More...]

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Science Day features hands-on activities, career opportunities

KEARNEY – More than 120 high school juniors and seniors will participate in labs and hands-on activities at the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Science Day 2014. Hosted by the UNK Department of Physics and Physical Science, the all-day event is Monday (Nov. 24) at Bruner Hall of Science. Students will rotate through five different classes, where they will engage in … [Read More...]

“Some of my greatest times have been from helping a kid come back from an ankle sprain or knee rehab and then watching them be successful on the field or court,” says Bill Murphy. (Photos by Todd Gottula/UNK Communications)

Murphy a fixture of UNK athletic training, sports medicine programs

By Andrew Hanson UNK Sports Information It’s been more than 20 years since a University of Nebraska at Kearney student-athlete walked into the training room and didn’t see Bill Murphy. But that wasn’t always Murphy’s plan. A 1992 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Murphy, who is now UNK’s assistant athletic director for sports medicine, came to Kearney as … [Read More...]

UNK Forensics Team’s Jeremy Plumb qualifies for nationals

By SARA GIBONEY UNK Communications KEARNEY – University of Nebraska at Kearney Forensics Team member Jeremy Plumb qualified for the National Individual Events Tournament, which will take place at Lewis & Clark College in April 2015. The UNK Forensics Team competed at the BroncoLope Swing competition Nov. 15-16. The competition took place at Hastings College … [Read More...]