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.

Excitement surrounds UNK unveil of long-awaited STEM building

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Excitement surrounds UNK unveil of long-awaited STEM building

By TODD GOTTULA UNK Communications KEARNEY – Exciting. Remarkable. Impressive. Amazing. Overdue. Those words were said repeatedly by people in attendance Monday when the University of Nebraska at Kearney unveiled its new STEM building that will open in 2019. “This building is going to have some remarkable vistas and venues for learning,” said Chancellor Doug […]

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I am so thankful to attend UNK because everyone I meet has impacted me. I will never forget where I started – here at UNK.
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