Students Engaged in Economic Development of Rural Areas

Teaching & Engagement, 2013


Engaged University of Nebraska at Kearney students in the creation and assembly of rural economic development ideas – both their own and those of members in their rural communities. The most promising ideas were presented to the Rural Futures Institute.


Kaye Sorensen (co-PI), University of Nebraska at Kearney, Mathematics
Marc Albrecht (co-PI), University of Nebraska at Kearney, Biology

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Contact: Kaye Sorensen,