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.

UNK history, preservation class helps restore historic opera house curtain

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UNK history, preservation class helps restore historic opera house curtain

By TODD GOTTULA UNK Communications KEARNEY – For 19 years it hung in one of Kearney’s most iconic entertainment venues. Tuesday it was spread out on the floor of the Trails and Rails Museum. The Kearney Opera House curtain, one of the city’s cherished artifacts, is getting a makeover of sorts. Known for the old-time […]

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Having a biology major has given me an outlet to satiate my curiosity, and at UNK, all of my professors have been incredibly knowledgeable and more than willing to share that knowledge with their students.
Rachel Wemhoff
Biology