By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications KEARNEY – Martin Luther King Jr. was just a teenager when he penned “The Purpose of Education” as an undergraduate student at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. In the 1947 essay, which appeared in the campus newspaper, King contends that the purpose of education is two-fold. It must develop students’ intellect and critical thinking, as well as their character and morals. “We must remember that intelligence is not enough. … [Read more...] about UNK event honors King’s legacy, spreads message of equality
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?
To the UNK Community: The emergence and spread of the novel coronavirus over the past few weeks has raised a number of questions about the impact on members of the UNK community. The UNK leadership team is monitoring this situation closely in collaboration with our colleagues across the University of Nebraska system. We encourage you to visit Nebraska Medicine’s website for up-to-date, accurate information about the coronavirus and its impact in Nebraska. We also share … [Read more...] about UNK leadership team monitoring coronavirus situation closely
The UNK Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign, facilitated by the University of Nebraska Foundation, kicks off today and runs through Nov. 8. During the campaign, donors are invited to support any of three highlighted areas: UNK faculty development UNK Student Crisis Scholarship Fund UNK Fund for the highest campus priorities “As a member of UNK’s faculty or staff, you invest your time and talent in our students and campus every day,” said Teresa Brown with the NU … [Read more...] about UNK Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign underway