April 2018 Posts

5 Study Tips to Set You Up for Success

Posted: April 25, 2018 8:00:00 AM CDT

5 Study Tips to Set You Up for Success

By: Regan Taubenheim In order to avoid any extreme cases of “stud-dying” with finals just around the corner, I have provided 5 simple and easy-to-follow study tips. Following these tips will decrease the chances of meltdowns or college dropout thoughts the night before your next big exam. In some cases, no number of tips in the world will save you from the complete stress that accompanies the rigorous study demands some classes require. Unfortunately, your grades will not improve...

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By: Regan Taubenheim

Category: Psychology, Natural and Social Sciences, General

Making a Degree Her Business

Posted: April 24, 2018 10:00:00 AM CDT

Making a Degree Her Business

While growing up in Virginia, Krista Wilson hadn’t given much thought to a college degree. Through minimal interaction from her high school to prepare for college, she was unsure of her options and began working at an early age. Now, she proudly holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska at Kearney that will secure her career, no matter where it leads. “Today there is a much larger focus on getting kids ready for college, but at the...

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By: Alyssa Wyant

Category: eCampus, General

Using the eCampus Online Schedule

Posted: April 16, 2018 12:00:00 PM CDT

Using the eCampus Online Schedule

The eCampus Online Schedule at the University of Nebraska at Kearney is a one-stop location for all online and blended course offerings. With registration underway for summer and fall, current and prospective students can find a wealth of information and resources to gear up for next semester. The Online Schedule includes: Registration appointment times based on student status Upcoming online and blended courses, start dates, and instructors Online graduate and undergraduate program...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: General, eCampus

Libraries Lead

Posted: April 10, 2018 1:42:00 PM CDT

Libraries Lead

The American Library Association (ALA) has sponsored a nationwide observance, since 1958, to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries. Tuesday, April 10, 2018, marks National Library Workers Day, which recognizes the librarians responsible for these contributions. On behalf of the Staff Senate and Recognition Committee, the University of Nebraska at Kearney has awarded the April 2018 Teamwork Excellence Award to UNK’s Calvin T. Ryan Librarians: Ron Wirtz, Rochelle...

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By: Dylan Munson

Category: General, eCampus

Caring for a Dying Loved One

Posted: April 10, 2018 8:00:00 AM CDT

Caring for a Dying Loved One

I had always known death to be a very real thing. However, until someone close to you dies, do you really understand the full realm of emotions and the care and support you may have to provide your loved one who is dying? It was not until I was in high school that I started to understand what it truly takes to care for one who is dying. My grandmother passed away the summer before my senior year of high school, and although it was an extremely sad time for myself and whole family, it was...

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By: Julia Daro

Category: General, Psychology

Celebrating Graduate Students at UNK

Posted: April 3, 2018 9:00:00 AM CDT

Celebrating Graduate Students at UNK

Starting a graduate program, whether on campus or online, is a huge investment for students—one that takes incredible dedication and a careful balance of commitments. During Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week, April 2-6, I’m pleased to recognize our graduate students and highlight what they contribute to the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Here are just a few reasons to celebrate their many accomplishments. Their enhanced skills create a stronger workforce. I...

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By: Kenya Taylor

Category: General, eCampus

Unexpected Benefits of Exercise for Fibromyalgia Warriors

Posted: April 3, 2018 8:00:00 AM CDT

Unexpected Benefits of Exercise for Fibromyalgia Warriors

Everyone can agree, exercise is beneficial, but do you know how good it is?  There are many ways that exercise can benefit the health of an individual, whether it is simply a walk through the neighborhood or a vigorous high intensity workout. Not only that, exercise has also been shown to improve the health of individuals who are diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is musculoskeletal pain throughout the body. Some symptoms include widespread pain, fatigue, and cognitive...

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By: Delanie Vitosh

Category: General