Good Samaritan Hospital gives $1 million for health science education
UNK has received a $1 million leadership gift from Good Samaritan Hospital and Catholic Health Initiatives.
He had the music in him
He taught them how to sing and, in the process, how to soar in life.
What do these former Huskers have in common?
Prince Amukamara and Jordan Larson have at least three things in common.
From learning to leading
Amber Gloystein Messersmith, an assistant professor in the Department of Communication, was herself once a UNK student.
Former teacher wants wall decoration for Christmas
Doris Murray has an off-the-wall wish for Christmas this year: To be on the wall.
Honoring Nebraska's rural educators
One room. One teacher.
Buckle gift fits UNK computer students to a T
Buckle creates new scholarship and career development program for students at UNK.
Mentor, adviser, professor…and friend
A UNK student recently sent a text message to four people. He wanted them to be the first to know the big news – that he’d been accepted into the grad school at Notre Dame. He called his mom. He called his sisters. Then he called Professor Peter Longo.
Endowed $25,000 scholarship honors former UNK Men's Basketball Coach Jerry Hueser
The University of Nebraska at Kearney has announced establishment of the Coach Jerry Hueser Men’s Basketball Scholarship Fund in honor of Jerry Hueser, the winningest coach in UNK history.
Anonymous gift creates new scholarship in honor of longtime UNK baseball coach Guy Murray
A new memorial scholarship provides support to baseball student-athletes at the University of Nebraska at Kearney while remembering the life of former baseball coach and UNK Athletic Hall of Fame Member, Guy Murray.
One fund supports them all
This is an exciting time for UNK as it moves to the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association – maybe the best Division II conference in the country. The Lopers, who are leaving the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, officially become part of the MIAA on July 1. But as they enter this new era, continuing their tradition of excellence will require more resources and scholarships and even more donor support.
UNK study abroad student learns she can handle it
The UNK education major from North Platte, Neb., knew she needed to go to Peru to improve her Spanish. But a big part of her didn’t want to go. And she didn’t know if she could last a whole semester there.
Mark Wilkins named Nebraska Corn Checkoff presidential chair at UNL
The Nebraska Corn Board made a $2 million commitment to the University of Nebraska Foundation in 2014 to establish the permanently endowed chair.
University of Nebraska opens new health center, nursing college complex
A new University of Nebraska facility will give students access to improved health care while providing its nursing program a world-class learning and research space with capacity for future growth.
Wigton gift makes possible welcome and history center at UNMC
The Wigton Heritage Center will be built in conjunction with the Wittson Hall renovation project at UNMC and is made possible with a gift commitment from Robert Wigton, M.D.