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UNK prof wins international award for family research

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A family studies professor at the University of Nebraska at Kearney is being recognized for her research on family dynamics around the world. Sylvia Asay recently traveled to Vancouver, Canada, where she received the Jan Trost Award from the International Section of the National Council on Family Relations. Asay says, “Most of my research has focused […]

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Nebraska’s Shepard wins B1G weekly award

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Nebraska’s Jessica Shepard has been named the first Big Ten Conference Freshman-of-the-Week for the basketball season. The 6-4 forward from Fremont, Nebraska, notched the first double-double by a freshman in a career debut in school history with 24 points and 13 rebounds in Saturday’s 96-46 win over Arkansas Pine Bluff at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Her […]

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Armstrong earns B1G weekly award

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Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. has been named the Big Ten Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Week. Armstrong set a career high with 431 yards of total offense in Nebraska’s 36-28 win over Southern Miss. He completed 23-of-35 passes for 368 yards and two touchdowns, while carrying the ball seven times for 63 yards and […]

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Rolfzen, Foecke claime B1G honors

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Nebraska volleyball player Kadie Rolfzen was named Big Ten Co-Defensive Player of the Week and Mikaela Foecke was named Co-Freshman of the Week, the conference office announced on Monday. Rolfzen earned the first defensive award of her career after notching 3.14 digs and 1.57 blocks per set last week in wins at Creighton and at […]

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Younger Gordon among KC Minors honorees

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The Royals named their Minor League Pitchers and Players of the Year on Thursday, highlighted by Balbino Fuenmayor winning the Northwest Arkansas (Double-A) honor and right-hander Derek Gordon, younger brother of Alex Gordon, winning the award at Idaho...

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Creighton’s Rasmussen named Athletic Director of the Year

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Creighton University Director of Athletics Bruce Rasmussen has been named 2014-15 AD of the Year by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). Rasmussen is one of 28 honorees nationwide to be honored for an award that spans seven divisions (NCAA FBS, FCS; Division I-AAA, II, III, NAIA/Other Four-Year Institutions and Junior College/Community […]

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Gore among KC Minor League award winners

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Monday was a special morning for the Royals' Minor Leaguers as the organization honored its annual award winners. Terrance Gore won the Willie Wilson baserunner of the year award.

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Royals’ Gordon named Hutch Award winner

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Royals outfielder Alex Gordon was selected as the 50th winner of the Hutch Award by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. The award and the center are named for the former Major League pitcher and manager who died of cancer at age 45 i...

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Garagiola to accept Buck O’Neil award in absentia

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Joe Garagiola, 88, will receive the award because of extraordinary efforts to enhance baseball's positive impact on society. It was established in the spirit of O'Neil, the Kansas City icon who was co-founder of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in KC.

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Older Workers Recognized

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  The Kansas Department of Commerce and the Older Worker Task Force will host the annual Older Worker Awards Ceremony on March 30 in topeka. This event honors older workers who continue to play a very important role in the Kansas workforce and economy, as well as their employers. Honorees will include older workers who are employed in both public ...

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Older Workers Recognized

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The Kansas Department of Commerce and the Older Worker Task Force will host the annual Older Worker Awards Ceremony on March 30 in Topeka. This event honors older workers who continue to play a very important role in the Kansas workforce and economy, as well as their employers. Honorees will include older workers who are employed in both public and ...

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Northwest Tech recognized

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In its first step to identify the nation’s best community colleges and award $1 million in prize money, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today ranked Northwest Kansas Technical College as one of the nation’s 120 best community colleges.  Northwest Tech will now face the challenge to compete for the Prize funds (to be announced in December 2011) by insisting on ...

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