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How the ROTC Program Can Benefit Both Your Studies and Finances at UNK

Posted: September 27, 2022 12:00:00 AM CDT

How the ROTC Program Can Benefit Both Your Studies and Finances at UNK

While Industrial Distribution focuses on management and preparing students for high-level careers in business leadership and technical sales, there are few student leadership opportunities. This makes the ROTC leadership opportunities Caleb experiences quite valuable.

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By: Theresa Boedeker

Category: Marketing, General, Business and Technology

Basheer Qolomany and Team Are Making Strides with PAD Research

Posted: September 20, 2022 12:00:00 AM CDT

Basheer Qolomany and Team Are Making Strides with PAD Research

Using his knowledge of metaheuristics, machine learning, deep learning, and big data analytics to detect and monitor PAD, Qolomany has secured $150,000 for this project. Sponsored by the University of Nebraska, this project is part of a collaborative plan.

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: General, Business and Technology

CBT’s Career Closet: Helping Students Make Next-Level First Impressions

Posted: September 14, 2022 12:00:00 AM CDT

CBT’s Career Closet: Helping Students Make Next-Level First Impressions

There are over 500 pieces of business attire available, including suit jackets, pants, shirts, belts, ties, skirts, footwear, blouses, and dresses. Everything is free of charge and can be returned as is after use for the CBT Career Center to clean.

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: Marketing, General, Business and Technology

Multiple UNK Experiences Make Sydney Atkinson a Valuable Business Education Teacher

Posted: September 13, 2022 12:00:00 AM CDT

Multiple UNK Experiences Make Sydney Atkinson a Valuable Business Education Teacher

Her journey at UNK has included many valuable experiences and prepared her for her next steps. She is looking forward to graduation this December, the job hunt in spring, and discovering where she will settle down.

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By: Theresa Boedeker

Category: Business and Technology, Education, General

Kindness a central theme of Dr. Kim Carlson's academic experiences

Posted: September 12, 2022 12:00:00 AM CDT

Kindness a central theme of Dr. Kim Carlson's academic experiences

Dr. Kim Carlson is no stranger to kindness, and as a professor and co-chair of the Biology Department, she can attest to the impacts of this quality on a person’s career and life. 

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By: Tatiana Moore

Category: Graduate Studies

Kirsch sisters tackle grad school as student-athletes

Posted: September 12, 2022 12:00:00 AM CDT

Kirsch sisters tackle grad school as student-athletes

Kassidy and Klaire Kirsch pursued athletics at the collegiate level throughout their undergraduate careers, and due to the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020, both women were awarded the opportunity to compete for another year. Both accepted.  

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By: Tatiana Moore

Category: Graduate Studies

From Board Games to the Boardroom

Posted: September 6, 2022 12:00:00 AM CDT

From Board Games to the Boardroom

Dr. Envick needs to get to know each of her students before she can successfully facilitate their learning. To do this, she first determines their strengths and weaknesses.

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: Business and Technology, Entrepreneur, Marketing

Road Trippin the UNK Way

Posted: August 30, 2022 12:00:00 AM CDT

Road Trippin the UNK Way

Industrial Distribution students, like all CBT students at UNK, learn by doing. Through practical experiences that encourage critical thinking, Ethan and Devin have learned the importance of maintaining a growth mindset.

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: General, Business and Technology

Preparing Today’s Students for Tomorrow’s Industrial Distribution Industry

Posted: August 23, 2022 12:00:00 AM CDT

Preparing Today’s Students for Tomorrow’s Industrial Distribution Industry

There aren’t many programs that can boast nearly 100% job placement since its founding like the Industrial Distribution (ID) program at the University of Nebraska at Kearney can.

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: Business and Technology, General

Q & A with Landon Lueshen

Posted: August 18, 2022 12:00:00 AM CDT

Q & A with Landon Lueshen

Landon Lueshen is joining the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Department of Accounting, Finance, and Economics. He enjoys connecting with others and brings 15 years of corporate experience to his position.

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By: Theresa Boedeker

Category: General, Business and Technology

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