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UNK approves construction of Health Science Complex

Posted: 03/18/13 08:28

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents approved construction of a $19 Million Health Science Education Complex at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. UNK will expand its collaboration with the University of Nebraska Medical Center to meet growing demands for primary and rural health care. Its a move that will change UNK forever, says UNK Chancellor Doug Kristensen. Kristensen is excited the new opportunities for the students. Kristensen said the need for a new facility became apparent as t he nursing division at Kearney has grown significantly, 84% of graduates from the Kearney division of the College of Nursing seek employment in rural Nebraska.