Natural & Social Sciences

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College of Natural & Social Sciences

Science is all around us. How we act, the environments in which we live, the laws that govern us, the physiological, psychological, and pragmatic elements that impact our lives are studied here at UNK. Discover more about the Natural & Social Science departments:

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The College of Natural & Social Sciences at UNK empowers graduates for careers and advanced study, for lifelong learning, and for participation in their communities as educated citizens and leaders.

Outreach, enrollment important to new UNK Faculty Senate President Grace Mims

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Outreach, enrollment important to new UNK Faculty Senate President Grace Mims

“I think we have some work to do to make sure the public understands the role of public education in this state.” – Grace Mims By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications KEARNEY – Grace Mims knows she has big shoes to fill on the University of Nebraska at Kearney Faculty Senate. The counseling and school psychology […]

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What I like most about the biology and health science departments is participating in research because I am able to apply what I learn in class to actual situations, which is great.
Holly Hartman
Psychobiology / Pre-Med