The day that could START YOUR STORY in CASNR
Saturday, October 19, 2013
UNL's East Campus
There is no charge to attend this event
Why Should I go?
An event where you'll learn how CASNR prepares students for careers in everything from animals to plants, soil to climate, golf to business, mechanization to leadership, food to forensic science.
You'll meet faculty, staff and current students to get the scoop on what life at UNL is really like. Explore campus in person and get a true sense of the UNL CASNR experience.
Who Should Attend?
High school, transfer students and their guests.
Please register by October 12 by clicking here.
9:00 am Registration/Refreshments/Browsing Session
10:00 am Welcome and Overview — Dr. Steven Waller, Dean
10:30 am Move to First Session
10:45 am First Session
11:15 am Move to Second Session
11:30 am Second Session
12:00 pm Move to Third Session
12:15 pm Third Session
12:45 pm Lunch/Wrap-Up/Scholarship Drawing
2:00 pm East Campus Tours (optional)
3:00 pm City Campus Tours (optional)
Contact Laura Frey at (402) 472-4445 or via email.
|Guests may attend 3 of the following sessions:|
You’ll learn more about possible careers as a marketing manager, public policy liaison, market analyst, agricultural banker, commodity trader, lawyer, public relations specialist, credit analyst, or international marketer, check out this session.
|Agricultural Education/Agricultural Journalism/Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management|
Teaching, learning and communication in the agricultural and natural resources industry. Meet with Agricultural Education teaching and leadership and Agricultural Journalism students to discuss career opportunities in teaching, training, advertising, broadcasting, and news-editorial fields. Interested in the tourism industry? Learn about hospitality and tourism as it relates to agriculture and natural resources.
Agronomists help develop and grow the plants and design integrated systems that the world will need for its food, fuel, and fiber. Careers can be found working with crop producers, in sales of agronomic products, in laboratories, with state or federal agencies, and in international agricultural development.
Study animals and their contributions to our health, nutrition, economic success and overall quality of life. You’ll get the basics in animal biology, nutrition, physiology, reproduction and ethical management. Then you can focus on animal biology, animal production and management, business, companion animal science, equine sciences, meat science or veterinary animal sciences.
An extremely flexible and diverse program that allows you to choose more than 50% of the courses you take as electives, so you can tailor your degree to your career goals.
Study chemical reactions within a living cell—the molecules that make up life and how living things work. Biochemistry is needed to develop medicines, new foods and other innovations required to feed and fuel the world.
|Food Science and Technology|
Join the industry that helps ensure a safe, nutritious and wide variety of food choices for consumers. Combining biological sciences, physical science, food science, math, and social sciences, this program covers it all—from commodity processing to quality assurance to food chemistry to packaging.
|Food Technology for Companion Animals|
From dogs and cats to birds and reptiles, companion animals have specific nutritional and physiological requirements. This unique program combines Food Science and Animal Science courses and can prepare you for areas such as research, product development, quality assurance, product safety and other careers in a high-growth global industry.
Forensic science is the application of science and technology to facilitate justice for all members of society. Turn your natural curiosity and observational skills into a rewarding career.
|Grazing Livestock Systems|
An integrated systems approach to the management of forage-based livestock production. The program combines forage and range science, animal science and management economics to provide a strong foundation for decision-making and long-term stewardship of grazing operations.
Study the art and science of growing plants such as fruits, vegetables, flowers, trees, shrubs and ornamental grasses to sustain human diets and our living environment. You can choose an emphasis in landscape design, entrepreneurship, sustainable food production, plant science or horticulture crop production.
The study of the most abundant creatures on earth. Insects have a direct effect on our ability to produce food, maintain biological diversity and maintain the overall health of plants, animals and humans.
|Mechanized Systems Management/Agricultural Engineering/Biological Systems Engineering|
Interested in engineering and technology careers involving managing engineered systems for optimum performance and maximum profit, designing new systems for agriculture and related industries, working with biotechnology (biomedical), or developing new sustainable systems to help clean up our environment? If so, learn about the wide range of careers available.
Microbiology looks at how microbes affect human and animal health, our environment, food technology and safety, and the biotechnology industry. The vast amount of science course work serves as excellent preparation for many careers as well as veterinary and medical programs.
|Natural Resources: Applied Climate Science, Environmental Restoration Science, Environmental Studies, Fisheries and Wildlife, Grassland Ecology and Management, Natural Resources and Environmental Economics, Water Science|
Like to be outdoors? Concerned about the environment? If so, learn about the seven degree programs designed to provide you with a background in water, soils, climate, ecology and policy as well the specific hands-on experiences necessary for a satisfying career addressing real world environmental challenges.
|PGA Golf Management |
One of the nation’s few golf management programs accredited by the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) of America. Graduate and become a card-carrying PGA Member eligible to be a teaching professional, golf course manager, tournament director, coach or sales representative within the golf industry. Learn the management side of the business of golf, improve your playing skills, and enjoy great internships across the nation.
Learn about plants at every level—molecular, cellular, organismal, systemic and ecological—in a discipline directly related to food, feed, fuel, and fiber. You might also get involved with horticultural and ornamental plants. Careers include plant breeding, genetic engineering, plant research, field biology, horticulture, and more.
|Turfgrass and Landscape Management|
You could be responsible for maintaining the health and appearance of a public garden, golf course, sports field, or residential and commercial lawns and grounds. It takes an understanding of design intent and client expectations, water, plants, soils, and landscape pests and disease, as well as business, people and time management skills—exactly the education you receive in this program.
A bachelor’s degree in veterinary science provides a broad, science-focused education for a career in veterinary research, animal health, or diagnostics. You’ll study microbiology, virology, pathology, immunology, toxicology, biochemistry and other disciplines related to the health.
You’ll learn more about financial aid and scholarships, career services, student services and other programs and activities CASNR provides.
|Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program|
This innovative program facilitates entrepreneurship potential through student courses that lead to a minor, a lectureship series, entrepreneurship training camps, internship placement assistance, student travel, scholarships and more.