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Buy a Book program to enhance UNK library

Buy a Book program to enhance UNK library

You may help enhance the UNK library and help replace books damaged in a storm. Then personalize bookplates with tributes to those you care about.

Posted: Mon, Nov 18, 2013

UNK

A short story about helping UNK's storm-struck library

A short story about helping UNK's storm-struck library

After the April storm, UNK staff member John Falconer stood in shock as he looked at the Calvin T. Ryan library on campus. “The northeast corner of the building was peeled open like a soup can,” he recalled.

Posted: Mon, Nov 11, 2013

UNK

Nebraskan who wasn't able to go to college is making certain others do

Nebraskan who wasn't able to go to college is making certain others do

Robert Sahling of Kearney wasn’t able to go to college in the 1940s but is doing what he can now to help generations of young Nebraskans have access to an education at UNK.

Posted: Fri, Oct 25, 2013

UNK

Buckle Scholarship a good fit for UNK student

Buckle Scholarship a good fit for UNK student

Sean Stahly and his Milford High Quiz Bowl teammates were eating lunch one day last spring in Bellevue. They were bummed out because they’d just been eliminated from the tournament. Then Sean received an e-mail on his phone that changed everything.

Posted: Tue, Oct 1, 2013

UNK

One Room, One Teacher celebrates rural education

One Room, One Teacher celebrates rural education

With its rich heritage in preparing teachers for service, the University of Nebraska at Kearney now honors those who have served in rural schools. A permanent honor wall provides the recognition they deserve.

Posted: Wed, Sep 25, 2013

UNK

Alumna Carol Cope leaves lasting legacy with $12.6 million estate gift

Alumna Carol Cope leaves lasting legacy with $12.6 million estate gift

The estate of longtime Kearney resident and philanthropist Carol Cope has made the gift to provide permanently endowed support for students, faculty and programs at the University of Nebraska at Kearney and University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Posted: Wed, Sep 4, 2013

UNK

Health Science now a big fish on campus

Health Science now a big fish on campus

The home of Health Sciences at UNK used to be a single small room in Bruner Hall, maybe 12 feet by 12 feet. One of its walls was solid glass, so people walking by would stare at the department’s three workers crammed inside like sardines.

Posted: Tue, Jul 16, 2013

UNK

Scholarship helps watermelon boy become music man

Scholarship helps watermelon boy become music man

UNK student Parker Loghry grew up in St. Libory, Neb., a town just north of Grand Island. “Watermelon country,” he calls it. When he was 10, he went to work in the watermelon fields. Planting. Pruning. Picking.

Posted: Tue, Jun 25, 2013

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Alumna shows appreciation for UNK with scholarship for students in crisis

Alumna shows appreciation for UNK with scholarship for students in crisis

To encourage and support University of Nebraska at Kearney students who may face life’s unpredicted challenges, alumna Ilene Albrecht Steinkruger has established a scholarship to help when they need it most.

Posted: Mon, Jun 10, 2013

UNK

UNK student chose to serve rather than be served over spring break

UNK student chose to serve rather than be served over spring break

She wanted to serve people, not to party.

Posted: Wed, May 29, 2013

UNK

Student scholarship honors teaching passion of Neva Nielsen

Student scholarship honors teaching passion of Neva Nielsen

Monty and Anne Nielsen have established the Neva Nielsen Elementary Education Scholarship in honor of his mother and her devotion to teaching.

Posted: Tue, May 14, 2013

UNK

$1.3 million gift celebrated by UNK music department

$1.3 million gift celebrated by UNK music department

The University of Nebraska at Kearney Department of Music and Performing Arts has received a $1.3 million gift from an anonymous donor to bolster student scholarships, faculty support and more.

Posted: Sun, May 5, 2013

WIN to fund Nebraska nonprofit, university project in 2019

Nebraska nonprofit organizations and University of Nebraska programs addressing issues important to the state may now submit funding ideas to Women Investing in Nebraska for its 2019 grant awards.

Professor, daughter bring attention to UNL students who face personal adversity

The Astir CASNR Emergency Student Aid Fund enables the college to help students who are at risk of disruption to their education because of financial hardship such as the loss of a parent, job loss or medical crisis.

Leadership gift enables university to prepare even more needed teachers for Nebraska

Thanks to a generous gift from the William and Ruth Scott Family Foundation, the University of Nebraska – the state’s largest producer of teachers – will be in an even stronger position to meet one of Nebraska’s most critical workforce needs.

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