KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska is implementing a voluntary reduction-in-work program to lower labor costs and address the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the program, approximately 400 full-time University of Nebraska at Kearney employees will have the one-time option to voluntarily trade income for time off. “This program allows employees to voluntarily adopt a more flexible and reduced work schedule to spend more time with family or attend to … [Read more...] about Program allows NU employees to voluntarily reduce work hours
On “I Love NU Advocacy Day,” we asked attendees one simple question: What do you love about UNK? Adam Schultis, sophomore, political science major, Diller “I’ve really gotten involved and I really love the community and all my professors. I can go to any one of my professors and they know me and I know them.” Paul Twigg, professor of biology “The focus on our students. We put them into everything we do. From our … [Read more...] about What do you love about UNK?
By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications KEARNEY – An indoor tennis complex planned for University Village scored another victory last week. The Board of Regents approved an agreement Thursday that allows the University of Nebraska at Kearney and city of Kearney to build and operate the $7.5 million facility. Under the agreement, the city will construct, own and operate the six-court tennis complex located along North Railroad Street on the south edge of UNK’s … [Read more...] about Board of Regents approves indoor tennis complex for University Village
By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications KEARNEY – It’s easy to see the momentum at the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s University Village development. Village Flats, a 99-unit, apartment-style housing complex completed in summer 2018, now stands on the former farm ground just south of UNK’s main campus and the $7.8 million, 19,900-square-foot LaVonne Kopecky Plambeck Early Childhood Education Center is scheduled to open there this fall. Those buildings are just … [Read more...] about Regional engagement center will be ‘linchpin’ of UNK’s University Village development
“It makes me tear up. Kearney is just an amazing community. I’m overwhelmed by the generosity.” - Megan Woeste By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications KEARNEY – Megan Woeste couldn’t hold back the tears as she walked into the Ponderosa Room inside the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Nebraskan Student Union. They were tears of relief. “It’s emotional,” Woeste said Friday afternoon after getting her first look at the beautifully decorated space that would host her … [Read more...] about Kearney couple celebrates emotional wedding day with help from UNK