Nicole's CASNR Insider Connections Week of September 5, 2016

Nicole's CASNR Insider Connections Week of February 27, 2017
1. Study Stop Nebraska East Union 3rd Floor, Tuesdays 7-10pm
2. TractorJoe Scholarship
3. Volunteers needed for Hartley Elementary’s Nature Night
4. Research Seminar Series: Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
5. WE Initiative: Women in Entrepreneurship Conference
6. Engler Spring Lecture featuring Verne Holoubek
7. Event & Networking Scholarship: Ethanol 2017: Emerging Issues Forum
8. Volunteer for Hartley’s Health Fair and Bike Rodeo!
9. Our Nebraska, March 6-10th
10. Peer Career Guide Opportunity
11. Summer 2017 Registration/Fall 2017 Registration Information
12. Hoegemeyer Cares Scholarship
13. Tour of Nebraska Cooperatives
14. Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine Workshop
15. CASNR Week 2017 Awards and Student Involvement’s Student Impact Awards
16. Alpha Gamma Rho and Sigma Alpha's annual Hog Roast Philanthropy
17. Big Red Pheasants Forever Chapter Information
18. National Poultry & Food Distributors Association Scholarship
19. Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+
20. Nebraska Ethanol Board Events Intern
21. SEECA Monthly Meeting
22. Military & Veteran Success Center Lunch and Learn Featuring Lincoln Industries
23. Student Health 101
24. University Libraries Events  & Info
25. Nebraska Association of County Extension Boards Scholarship
26. Mussehl Scholarship
27. CHS Scholars Scholarship
28. Nebraska Cooperative Council (NCCEF) Turner Scholarship
29. Nebraska Cooperative Council (NCCEF) Andersen Scholarship
30. McKelvie Scholarship
 
 Please send Nicole submissions by Thursday at noon to be included for next week’s Insider Connections

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1. Study Stop Nebraska East Union 3rd Floor, Tuesdays 7-10pm

The Study Stop offers students dedicated space to study by themselves, work in groups or meet with a learning consultant for extra help with coursework. No appointments necessary. Come for free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate. The learning consultant can tutor in the following courses: up to Bios 214, up to Chem 109, Engl 151, Life 120 and 121, and Stat 218

 2. TractorJoe Scholarship

TractorJoe is the leading online supplier of tractor and agricultural parts for members of the agricultural industry nationwide, and we have launched a scholarship program for students pursuing related fields of study offering $1,000 to cover costs related to their academic career (e.g. books, lodging, etc.).
Here is a brief list of our requirements: Male or female students currently pursuing a course of study or planning to do so in the next academic year and an essay submission.

All of the details and application information about the TractorJoe Agriculture Scholarship are available on our website at https://www.tractorjoe.com/scholarship

Essays must be received by June 1, 2017.

 3. Volunteers needed for Hartley Elementary’s Nature Night

Volunteers are needed for Nature Night at the elementary school at 33rd and Vine. Hartley is hosting their community and family engagement event on March 23rd. If you are willing to volunteer, email Kim Tussing at ktussin@lps.org

 4. Research Seminar Series: Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

All seminars are hosted in Othmer 106, 3:30-4:30pm with snacks and conversation prior.

March 17th: Dr. Daniel Crowl, Michigan Technological University, Dept. of Chemical Engineering “Why We Can’t Really Measure Flammable Limits”

April 21st: Dr. Mattheos Koffas, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Dept. of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering “Sensitive Cells: Enabling Tools for Static and Dynamic Control of Microbial Metabolic Pathways”

 5. WE Initiative: Women in Entrepreneurship Conference

Sponsored by the Engler Program. Taking place on March 17th starting at 3pm & March 18th  from 8am-4pm at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown/Haymarket in Lincoln. Open to students and community members. Only $40 for General Public and $20 for Students! Great speakers with Friday’s keynote presenter Dr. Connie Reimers-Hild of the Rural Futures Institute.  Go to engler.unl.edu for more information and to register. Students register and pay via Michelle at mbassford7@unl.edu in MILH 103I

 6. Engler Spring Lecture featuring Verne Holoubek

Thursday, March 30th at 7:30pm at the Nebraska Champions Club. Parking is free in the lot surrounding the building. Open and free to the public! Dessert reception to follow.  Verne was a 2015 Masters Week guest for CASNR and has a rich business history to share which includes the invention of heat seal (iron-ons) to fabric which helped create the t-shirt industry! He also worked many years for Harley-Davidson as their designer and manufacturer of licensed apparel. Mark this one on your calendars!

 7. Event & Networking Scholarship: Ethanol 2017: Emerging Issues Forum

This scholarship will cover the selected students’ registration for the Ethanol 2017: Emerging Issues Forum [$335 value]. The student also will be provided lunch April 13 and breakfast April 14. For more information about the forum, visit www.ethanol.nebraska.gov. The scholarship form is available at: http://ethanol.nebraska.gov/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/2017_Forum_Scholarship.pdf

8. Volunteer for Hartley’s Health Fair and Bike Rodeo!

Hartley Elementary is in need of volunteers to help at their annual Health Fair and Bike Rodeo on April 13th from 4-6pm. Hartley is located at 33rd and Vine. If you are interested, please email Kim Tussing at ktussin@lps.org

 9. Our Nebraska, March 6-10th

Our Nebraska is a week-long celebration of inclusion that seeks to encourage students to learn about themselves and to become stronger leaders in society. Through diversity and social justice education, we seek to create a welcoming environment for all, where each person feels accepted, valued and safe. This week-long celebration includes Slam Poetry, food, prizes and remarks from local Nebraskans including our very own Coach Riley! Registration is strongly encouraged. Students who Register to attend will get entered for a chance to win a grand prize!

10. Peer Career Guide Opportunity

Be a 2017-2018 Peer Career Guide! As a Peer Guide you will: assist UNL students with the job/internship search; provide personal resume reviews; present to student groups; promote Career Services’ events. The position requires 10-12 hours/week, Monday-Friday. Hourly rate to be determined based on qualifications. To apply, send your resume and cover letter to Emily Wilber: emily@unl.edu

 11. Summer 2017 Registration/Fall 2017 Registration Information

The class schedule is available starting February 20th. The shopping cart function will be available on February 20th as well. Open registration for Summer 2017 begins March 6th.

The fall class schedule will be available for students on March 6th. The shopping cart function will be available on March 6th as well. Priority registration enrollment appointment times will be available to students on March 6th and can be found in the “Home” or “Enrollment Message Center” under messages. Priority registration is March 27th- April 11th.

 12. Hoegemeyer Cares Scholarship

Hoegemeyer provides four $500 Hoegemeyer Cares Scholarship awards to students who are attending or planning to attend a university or community college, majoring in an agriculture-related area.  Students can be high school seniors entering into a university or community college or currently attending a university or community college.

How to apply: Go online to: http://therightseed.com/home/2017-hoegemeyer-cares-scholarship/148

Or go to our homepage at www.therightseed.com and click on the ‘2017 Hoegemeyer Cares Scholarship’ button.

Deadline: All applications must be submitted by April 1, 2017. In addition to completing the form, please also email a PDF copy of your resume to j.foral@hoegemeyer.com.

Recipient Notification: Recipients will be notified via phone call by May 1, 2017 and the scholarship will be awarded during their fall semester 2017, upon proof of enrollment. 

13. Tour of Nebraska Cooperatives

Professor Greg McKee will be leading a tour of Nebraska cooperatives the Thursday and Friday of spring break. The tour is open to all majors and is free for participants. Space is limited so sign up soon. More details available here:  http://agecon.unl.edu/cooptour

 14. Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine Workshop

Are you planning to apply to Nebraska’s Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine (PPVM) for the class that begins Fall of 2018? You are invited to a workshop about the application process, including: helpful hints, timelines, a chance to talk with experts in the application process, and more.

The workshop will be held on Saturday, April 22nd, 9:00 AM, in VBS 145 on East Campus. Space is limited, so early registration is strongly encouraged. Additional information, including registration, is available at vbms.unl.edu/ppvm-app-workshop. Questions can be directed to Lila Tooker (ltooker2@unl.edu, 402-472-6680).

 15. CASNR Week 2017 Awards and Student Involvement’s Student Impact Awards

CASNR Week 2017 Awards and Student Involvement’s Student Impact Awards nominations are live!  The Student Impact Awards were created to recognize outstanding student organizations, members, advisors, teachers and individuals for their dedication and service to the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, surrounding communities and abroad.  You can fill out one award and have it also be eligible for CASNR Week Awards!

Please take the time to nominate someone deserving of an award.  Go to:  http://involved.unl.edu/student-impact-awards  to see the list of award categories for both the Student Impact and CASNR Week Awards (the bottom 4 awards - Teaching/Advising/Staff and Undergraduate Teaching Assistant) are specific only to CASNR.   Nominations are due Friday, March 17, 2017, at 5:00 p.m.  The nomination form is easy to follow so please nominate away!

If you have any questions, please contact Karen Jackson at kjackson2@unl.edu or (402) 472-7903 or Diane Wasser at dwasser@unl.edu or 402-472-6251

 16. Alpha Gamma Rho and Sigma Alpha's annual Hog Roast Philanthropy

April 13th from 5-8pm. There will be pork loin sandwiches with sides for a meal.  The tickets will be for sale for $5 in advance or $7 at the gate.  The proceeds will benefit FFA's Blue Jacket Foundation.  For questions, contact Collin Thompson, 308-746-2774 or collin.thompson@live.com.  

 17. Big Red Pheasants Forever Chapter Information

We focus on educating youth on how to enjoy the outdoors just like us! We raise money to improve wildlife habitats for animals, go on adventures together, and have fun enjoying the great outdoors. Want to join? Email us at bigredpf.unl@gmail.com

18. National Poultry & Food Distributors Association Scholarship

$2,500 scholarship available for a college junior or senior full time student pursuing poultry or food related agricultural, ag business degree. For scholarship information, please visit: http://www.npfda.org/npfda-scholarships

19. Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+

Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+ is a new resource for students who struggle with food and/or shelter insecurity. The pantry is here to help whether it's one time or once a week. We have free food, hygiene items, school supplies, and more for students in need. We can also connect you to other UNL and community resources. All you have to do is show your Ncard so we can verify you're a current student. Come visit us in room 348 in the City Campus Union! For more information and our hours, check out our website at pantry.unl.edu.

 20. Nebraska Ethanol Board Events Intern

Deadline to apply is April 23rd. For more information visit: http://ethanol.nebraska.gov/wordpress/about/events-intern/

 21. SEECA Monthly Meeting

Please join SEECA on March 7, 2017 for their monthly meeting, featuring Wildlife Encounters! There will be an array of animals ranging from an alligator, a boa constrictor, African serval, kookaburra, glass lizard, and a kinkajou! The meeting is at 7:00 p.m. in the Animal Science Complex in room A128. Remember that the west doors are locked, so use the south doors to enter the building. There will be snacks, so bring your friends! Please contact b.paczosa@hotmail.com if you have any questions!

 22. Military & Veteran Success Center Lunch and Learn Featuring Lincoln Industries

Presented collaboratively by the Military & Veteran Success Center and Career Services, please join us on Thursday, March 9 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Military & Veteran Success Center located at 16 Nebraska Union for a Lunch & Learn sponsored by Lincoln Industries. We encourage military student veterans, service members and dependents to attend.

Free lunch will be provided and a Career Advisor will be present to help students explore majors and answer questions regarding internships or careers.    

If you have any questions, please contact the Military & Veteran Success Center at 402-472-4130 or Career Services at 402-472-3145. 

 23. Student Health 101

In this week’s Student Health 101

5 ways to spend smarter
http://readsh101.com/0317/02/unl.html

Find out more + enter March’s drawing for $2,000:
http://readsh101.com/unl.html

24. University Libraries Events  & Info: 

  • Laptops are available for checkout at C. Y. Thompson Library  HuskerTech isn't the only place to checkout laptop computers! C. Y. Thompson Library on East Campus has laptops available, some with specialized software such as SPSS & SAS. Checkout is for seven days. http://libraries.unl.edu/cy-thompson-library  Phone: 402-472-4401
  • Demos & Donuts: Delivery Services Tuesday, March 7th, 7 p.m. Adele Hall Learning Commons, Love Library North, OR Wednesday, March 8th, 2 p.m. Love Library Link. Don’t have time to go to the library & photocopy or scan your articles? Can’t find the book you are looking for? Tell us what you need, we will find & get it for you! Contact: Joan Barnes, 402 472 6987 or jbarnes3@unl.edu
  • Women’s Writes: 2nd Annual Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Friday, March 10th, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. This year the event is drop-in and will be hosted in the consultation space across from the ASKus desk in the Adele Hall Learning Commons. Join us for a communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to art and feminism. We will provide research resources and consultations, tutorials for the beginner Wikipedian, and rewards for participation. Bring your laptop, power cord, and ideas for entries that need updating or creation. We’ll have ideas on hand as well. People of all gender identities and expressions are invited to participate. Contact: Joan Barnes, 402-472-6987, jbarnes3@unl.edu
  • Writing Center Help, Monday – Thursday, 5–7 p.m., Adele Hall Learning Commons, Love Library North. Contact: The Writing Center, 102 Andrews Hall, 402-472-8803 or writingcenter@unl.edu
  • Career Services Peer Guides, Tuesdays, Noon—3 p.m., Adele Hall Learning Commons, Love Library North. Contact: 402-472-3145 or careerservices@unl.edu

 25. Nebraska Association of County Extension Boards Scholarship

Deadline March 17, 2017.

The Nebraska Association of County Extension Boards (NACEB) Scholarship Program provides one $1000 scholarship at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) or in the College of Education and Human Sciences (CEHS) for an incoming student (freshmen or transfer student) and one $1000 scholarship for a current student (sophomore or higher) enrolled in CASNR or CEHS. Recipients will be required to attend a NACEB meeting. Please see application for details

https://form.jotform.com/CASNR/naceb

26. Mussehl Scholarship

Deadline April 16, 2017.

Applications are now being accepted in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) for the Frank E. and Inez L. Mussehl Scholarship. Scholarships up to $2000 per year are awarded to current undergraduate students who are interested in a career in the poultry industry. Undergraduate students from animal science, biological systems engineering, food science and technology, veterinary science, agribusiness, and other degree programs with a poultry emphasis are eligible. Current Mussehl scholarships recipients may re-apply.

https://www.jotform.com/CASNR/mussehl

 27. CHS Scholars Scholarship

Deadline April 16, 2017.             

The CHS Foundation is the major giving entity of CHS Inc. (www.chsinc.com), the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company. As a part of the CHS stewardship focus, the CHS Foundation supports education and leadership programs that invest in the future of agriculture, cooperative business and rural America. The $2,000 scholarships are available to students who are in sophomore, junior or senior status following the semester of application, pursuing a degree program in an agriculture-related or STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) undergraduate program in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR), and are a U.S. or Canadian citizen or legal resident.

https://www.jotform.com/CASNR/chs

28. Nebraska Cooperative Council (NCCEF) Turner Scholarship

Deadline April 16, 2017.

The $2,500 NCCEF Tuner scholarships are available to students in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) pursuing a degree program in Agribusiness or Agricultural Economics who have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above (upperclassmen) or have demonstrated academic excellence as determined by UNL from SAT/ACT scores (freshman), and are a son/daughter of a parent/legal guardian who has been an active member, director or employee for at least the prior 3 years of a cooperative which has been a member in good standing of the Council for the past 5 years.

https://www.jotform.com/CASNR/NCCT

 29. Nebraska Cooperative Council (NCCEF) Andersen Scholarship

Deadline April 16, 2017.

The $2,500 NCCEF Andersen scholarship is available to a sophomore, junior or senior in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) pursuing a degree program in Agribusiness or Agricultural Economics with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, be a son/daughter of parent/legal guardian who is an active agricultural producer and active voting member/stockholder of one or more of the Nebraska Cooperative Council’s active cooperative members, have the present intent to return to work in agribusiness or farming in the state of Nebraska following graduation, and preference shall be given to a student that is currently registered for, is taking, or has completed the Cooperatives class offered by CASNR (AECN399 – Role of Cooperatives in Agriculture).

https://www.jotform.com/CASNR/NCCA

 30. McKelvie Scholarship

Deadline April 16, 2017.

The up to $1,400 scholarships are available to applicants in any College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) degree program who demonstrate high scholarship, provide evidence of their interest in a career in agriculture, food, and/or natural resources upon graduation, and provide a Statement of Career Intentions. Recipients of the awards may re-apply for annual renewals.

https://www.jotform.com/CASNR/mckelvie

Sincerely, 

Nicole Smith, MSEd

Student Development Coordinator
 University of Nebraska-Lincoln
 College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
 103 Agricultural Hall
 Lincoln, NE 68583-0702
 (402) 472-0609