July 2020 Posts

Seeking Qualtrics Support

Posted: July 24, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Seeking Qualtrics Support

As of August 19, 2020, Qualtrics users seeking phone support from Qualtrics, will be required to login to their Support Portal in order to connect with Qualtrics Support. This change is a required security update to ensure the utmost privacy of user accounts, including preventing anyone from posing as another user. Email and chat support have already required authentication as of May 13, 2019, and we are Qualtrics bringing phone support up to parity with all support contact methods. When...

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: General, Information Technology Services

Online Student Spotlight: Kayla Nelson

Posted: July 21, 2020 11:00:00 AM CDT

Online Student Spotlight: Kayla Nelson

Kayla Nelson’s love for history was sparked in the second grade. Today, this passion has inspired action within her community – as a recently appointed intern board member of her local historical society, she intends to focus on developing a new website and virtual museum. UNK’s online B.S. in History - Social Science program has given Nelson the opportunity to further develop her history expertise while she continues to serve in her community. As a mother of two daughters...

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: General, eCampus

NEW CANVAS RICH CONTENT EDITOR

Posted: July 20, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

NEW CANVAS RICH CONTENT EDITOR

Canvas has a redesigned Rich Content Editor (RCE) which will replace the existing Rich Content Editor.  The new RCE offers an improved user experience across Canvas tools.  For example, the toolbar includes a condensed, more intuitive look, menus are grouped by common icons and interactions, and generally, more editing area is displayed.  If you wish to preview the new RCE, it is available as a feature option that you can enable in your course now.  Watch a video about...

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: General, Information Technology Services

UNK Launches Online or Blended M.A.Ed. in General Kinesiology and Sport Sciences

Posted: July 7, 2020 8:00:00 AM CDT

UNK Launches Online or Blended M.A.Ed. in General Kinesiology and Sport Sciences

Starting this fall, professionals in the fields of athletics, sports administration and recreation will have the opportunity to advance in their careers with the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s online or blended M.A.Ed. in General Kinesiology and Sport Sciences. The following program specialization options are available: The Coaching Specialization will equip students with effective coaching methods and techniques to deliver appropriate and safe practice environments for athletes...

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: General, eCampus

Aviation Systems Management Program Announces New Agreement, School

Posted: July 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Aviation Systems Management Program Announces New Agreement, School

UNK has entered into an agreement with American Flight Schools (AFS) based in Denver Colorado, adopting a completely new Flight Training Agreement. AFS has established a wholly owned subsidiary called the Nebraska Flight School that will operate out of Kearney Regional Airport and will supply aircraft, maintenance, and full-time flight instructors to UNK. With a student pilot training membership over 1,300 students strong across six locations in four states, AFS facilitates over 90,000...

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By: BizTech E-News

Category: General, Business and Technology

CBT Partners to Address Data Gaps and Healthcare

Posted: July 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

CBT Partners to Address Data Gaps and Healthcare

The University of Nebraska at Kearney’s College of Business and Technology has forged a partnership with the Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NEHII)  and a search has launched for a unique UNK position, the Nebraska Healthcare Collaborative Chair of Population Health.  The position will add to research while collaborating in the areas of data science and healthcare including new approaches in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data visualization to...

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By: BizTech E-News

Category: Business and Technology, General

Discovery Hall - CBT STEM Programs have a new home

Posted: July 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Discovery Hall - CBT STEM Programs have a new home

The newly named Discovery Hall will become the home for the technology programs from CBT beginning in the Fall of 2020. CBT Dean Tim Jares describes the building as "open and airy, with impressive views of campus." This new space will provide more adequate and state of the art technologies for our programs who are moving out of Otto Olsen, which is due to be demolished potentially as early as Spring 2021. One of these technologies, the Multitaction Wall (10 55-60 inch TV's) will be part of...

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By: BizTech E-News

Category: General, Business and Technology

Mountain Plains Journal of Business and Technology First Edition

Posted: July 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Mountain Plains Journal of Business and Technology First Edition

  The Mountain Plains Journal of Business and Technology, the only journal of its kind produced by the University of Nebraska system, released the inaugural issue on July 1, 2020. Dr. Sri Seshadri and Dr. Larry Carstenson, editor and associate editor respectively, are faculty in the University of Nebraska Business Division in the College of Business and Technology.  CBT Dean Dr. Tim Jares states, “ We look forward to providing a high quality, digital open-source...

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By: BizTech E-News

Category: General, Business and Technology

Student Ambassadors Selected!

Posted: July 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Student Ambassadors Selected!

Congratulations to the 2020-2021 College of Business and Technology Student Ambassadors! These students were nominated for this scholarship-based recruiting role by faculty, staff and other students based on their leadership abilities as well as their passion for UNK and CBT programs. Their main role will be recruiting, providing the student perspective through stories and panels for prospective high school and transfer students to leverage in making their college decisions.   Please...

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By: BizTech E-News

Category: Business and Technology, General