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Violin/Viola Studio spring recital this Friday

The UNK Violin/Viola Studio will present its spring recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Fine Arts Recital Hall. UNK Violin/Viola Studio presents two semester concerts each year. The concert on Friday, which is free, will feature standard repertoire written for violin and viola. Familiar composers from the Baroque period to the 20th century will be featured, including … [Read More...]

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Nga Nguyen wins chemistry division at Student Research Showcase

By TODD GOTTULA UNK Communications KEARNEY – UNK student Nga Nguyen of Hue, Vietnam, won first place in the chemistry undergraduate division of Sigma Xi’s 2015 Student Research Showcase. The event features some of the nation’s top young scientists, who present their research online for judging by professional scientists. The research entries include written abstracts, … [Read More...]

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Spring Choral concert ‘Folksongs and Fancies’ 7:30 p.m. Sunday

The University of Nebraska at Kearney will present its spring choral concert “Folksongs and Fancies” at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Fine Arts Recital Hall. The show includes performances by the Choraleers, Collegium, Men’s Ensemble and Women’s Choir. The concert is named after the choral cycle “Fancies” by  English composer John Rutter, which includes seven Renaissance poems … [Read More...]

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Blue Gold BriGade names five ‘Outstanding Seniors’

KEARNEY – Five 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. Students were selected by members of the UNK Alumni Board and University of Nebraska … [Read More...]

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Phi Kappa Phi honor society adds 19 new members

KEARNEY – Eighteen students and one senior administrator are the newest members of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at University of Nebraska at Kearney. Phi Kappa Phi promotes academic excellence and is the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline honor society. Standards for election are extremely high. Membership is by invitation only to the top 7.5 percent of … [Read More...]

Russian composers featured at April 28 Kearney Symphony concert

KEARNEY – The Kearney Symphony will present its final concert of the season at 7:30 p.m. April 28 in the University of Nebraska at Kearney Recital Hall. The program, titled “From Russia with Love,” features music by Russian composers. The concert includes Prokofiev's “Lt. Kije Suite” and Tchaikovsky’s “Andante Cantabile” and "Little Russian" Symphony #2. UNK Music and … [Read More...]

UNK retirees, faculty, staff recognized for years of service

KEARNEY – Numerous University of Nebraska at Kearney faculty and staff, including retirees, were recognized Tuesday (April 21) for their years of service at UNK’s annual Celebrating Excellence luncheon in the Nebraskan Student Union. Faculty Retirees honored, by department, include: Biology Joseph Springer, 36 years - Joe began at Kearney State College in the fall of 1979 … [Read More...]