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An education in the arts is necessary at the university level

Antelope Staff November 10, 2023

We can’t get far into our day without coming into contact with the arts.  A pump-up song awakens us as our alarm goes off in the mornings. We like photos as we scroll through social media. As we...

Shannon Mulhearn heads Center for Teaching Excellence. Photo by Brianna White / Antelope Staff

Center for Teaching Excellence fosters quality education

Brianna White September 29, 2023 A transformation is underway at the Center for Teaching Excellence at UNK, where the goal is to nurture a culture of high-quality education. With innovative ideas and a commitment...

Stack of books from The Conversation

Amid specter of war, education provides hope for future

March 8, 2022

By Mitchell Lierman The first bombs fell in Kyiv just as I was saying goodbye to my friends over the phone. For a moment, I was in disbelief. The next, I had a tab open on every news outlet I know. That...

Dr. Gene Fendt presents in Copeland Hall at the first philosophy club meeting.

Students need to know what a good education looks like

February 17, 2022

By JOHNATHAN DROZDAGuest Columnist While at UNK, I have been searching for a purpose.  I was a pre-physician assistant with a comprehensive biology major, wishing to help the world through medicine....

Dr. Gene Fendt presents in Copeland Hall at the first philosophy club meeting.

Removing philosophy does not perpetuate the liberal arts

February 10, 2022

Jonathan DrozdaGuest Columnist After coming to college and taking a philosophy class, I discovered that I love learning from some of the greatest thinkers in history. Just as a teacher grades their...

Increased course loads as well as COVID-19 induced anxiety can contribute to student burnout.

Technology is changing the education system

JAKEB LARSON March 4, 2021
Ever since the creation of the internet, technology has grown in all parts of society, including education. Now students carry laptops with them to classes and public schools are starting to provide laptops for students. Students use computers for taking notes, completing assignments and conducting research. The internet is helpful, but it shouldn’t be something students rely on too much.
Photo by Wikimedia The Malcolm X House Site is located in Omaha.

Black History Month Spotlight – Malcolm X: Nebraska’s civil rights leader

LAUREN MAY February 10, 2021
The Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s is rooted in the American South, however one of its most influential leaders – Malcolm X – began his life in North Omaha.
Through the pandemic, UNK is expanding recruitment to encourage international enrollment.

International enrollment declines amid pandemic

JESUS MARFILENO February 10, 2021
International student enrollment dropped significantly last fall as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The student demographic is a major factor in diversity, cultural atmosphere, and overall experience for UNK’s campus life.
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