Category: UNK

Bringing Health Care Home

During his 22-year tenure as UNK chancellor, Doug Kristensen, J.D., has been a dedicated advocate of bringing health care education to the Kearney campus and creating jobs where they’re needed most.

From left: Dana Falter and his brothers, Rod, Shannon and Todd, established a scholarship to support UNK students from their hometown.

Providing a Living Legacy

Dana Falter and his brothers are honoring their hometown of Creighton, Nebraska, with a scholarship fund for business and technology students who attend UNK.

Trey Svatos poses in front of a computer

Finding His Future Through Tech

The UNK Department of Cyber Systems offers a wide range of majors for students interested in tech careers as job opportunities grow exponentially.

Health Care in the Heartland

UNK and UNMC have teamed up to construct the Rural Health Education Building, which will not only increase capacity to enroll more health care students but will also significantly expand nursing programs and bring the UNMC College of Medicine to Kearney.

Young Janet sitting on a camel in the desert.

Lifelong Learning Inspires Educator to Give Back

Janet Wendland, a Burnett Society member, established a planned gift to provide study abroad opportunities for UNK students. Read on for a Q&A about Janet’s global education that inspired her to give.

UNMC Physical Therapy Student says Studying at UNK was a ‘No Brainer’

Two continents. Three countries. Five states. Luis Reyes Mendieta’s road to the physical therapy program at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Kearney, Nebraska, has been anything but a direct path. So, what would lead a young man born in Honduras and who lived in Kenya for 10 years to Kearney?