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Study shows NU, UNK graduates make big impact on Kearney economy

By |2019-05-24T08:44:54-05:00May 24th, 2019|News|

By TYLER ELLYSON

The findings in a recently released study highlighting the University of Nebraska’s economic impact come as no surprise to Derek Rusher.

As president and CEO of the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce, he’s well aware of the university’s contributions to the community and its importance to the region.

“The University of Nebraska at Kearney is an invaluable and essential component of […]

University of Nebraska President’s Op-Ed: In agriculture and other areas, the University of Nebraska is leading the way

By |2018-10-01T13:55:02-05:00October 1st, 2018|News|

Dr. Hank Bounds, President of the University of Nebraska system. April 28, 2015. Photo by Craig Chandler / University Communications.

Oct. 1, 2018

By Hank Bounds

President, University of Nebraska

Recently I had the opportunity to travel the state to talk with Nebraskans about the work of their University and their ideas for the future.

Every place […]

Community Leaders Launch Coalition to Advocate for University’s Role in Growing Nebraska

By |2018-02-01T08:48:04-05:00January 28th, 2018|News|

OMAHA, Neb. (January 28, 2018) – A group of business and community leaders announced today that they have formed the One Nebraska Coalition, a statewide network that will advocate for the University of Nebraska, its 53,000 students and its vital role in growing Nebraska’s workforce, economy and quality of life.

The coalition’s co-chairs are Tom Henning, CEO of Cash-Wa Distributing in Kearney; […]