Commencement speaker John Masker given ‘incredible opportunity’ at UNK

“What makes UNK so special is you’re not just a number here," Masker said. "The instructors…

An inspiring teacher and mentor, Kate Heelan receives UNK’s Distinguished Faculty Award

Heelan joined the UNK faculty in 2001 and currently serves as a professor and assistant chair…

Building Healthy Families: Kate Heelan using $2.5M grant to keep focus on kids

Thanks to her largest grant so far – $2.5 million from the Centers for Disease Control…

UNK, UNMC $2.5M grant aims to reduce childhood obesity

By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications KEARNEY – Researchers at the University of Nebraska will use $2.5…

Looking to get healthier? UNK program helps families exercise more, eat better

By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications KEARNEY – It’s that time again, when people start thinking about…

Building Healthy Families offers weight loss program in Broken Bow, McCook

By SARA GIBONEYUNK Communications KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Building Healthy Families Program…