By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications KEARNEY – The Nebraska Broadcasters Association Foundation (NBAF) is awarding its highest scholarship to University of Nebraska at Kearney junior Grace McDonald. A Rockville native, McDonald received the Marty Riemenschneider Scholarship in recognition of her achievements in broadcast journalism. Named after the former president and executive director of the Nebraska Broadcasters Association (NBA) and current president … [Read more...] about Grace McDonald receives top scholarship from Nebraska Broadcasters Association
KEARNEY – Students from Kearney Catholic and Sutherland high schools will attend the University of Nebraska at Kearney this fall as Omaha World-Herald/Kearney Hub Scholars. This year’s recipients of the prestigious scholarship are Kelsey Borowski and Bonnie Naughtin. The Omaha World-Herald/Kearney Hub Scholarship is one of the premier academic awards at UNK. It will provide room and board, tuition and fees and books for the duration of the recipients’ collegiate … [Read more...] about Borowski, Naughtin awarded prestigious World-Herald/Kearney Hub Scholarship
This story originally appeared in the Kearney Hub LINCOLN — University of Nebraska at Kearney assistant history professor Nathan Tye was recognized this week for his research on jobless drifters. History Nebraska announced Monday that Tye is the recipient of the James L. Sellers Memorial Award for the best article published in the state historical association’s Nebraska History Magazine in 2018. Tye wrote the article, “Billy Clubs and Vagrancy Laws: Confronting … [Read more...] about UNK assistant professor Nathan Tye receives History Nebraska award for hobo research
Economy, arts, architecture and more all 'enhanced by UNK,' Chancellor Kristensen says By MIKE KONZ Kearney Hub KEARNEY - What would Kearney be like without UNK? “That’s almost so large it’s unthinkable,” University of Nebraska at Kearney Chancellor Doug Kristensen said. He believes a better question might be, what would Nebraska be like without UNK? In 1903 the Legislature voted 111 times before finally mustering enough votes to build the state’s new … [Read more...] about What would Kearney be like without UNK?
KEARNEY – More than 1,050 University of Nebraska at Kearney academic merit scholarships have been granted to the 2019 graduating class from Nebraska high schools. The total value of the awards is nearly $18 million over four years. The total includes 243 Board of Regents scholarships. Among the most prestigious awards granted by the university, each full-tuition Board of Regents scholarship is valued at more than $26,000 over four years. UNK awards more than $26 … [Read more...] about UNK academic scholarships valued at $18M given to incoming freshmen