September 28, 2017
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln graduate student Weed Science Team took first place and the undergraduate team second in the North Central Weed Science Society Student Weed Contest held July 27.
Hosted by Iowa State University, the contest was held at the ISU Field Extension Education Laboratory west of Ames, Iowa. The Nebraska team, represented by 14 undergraduate and 12 graduate students, had a successful showing, bringing home 16 team and individual plaques.
September 8, 2017
September 6, 2017
Lincoln, Neb. — The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced Sept. 6 that total enrollment in the college has increased for the 2017 fall semester. The total number of CASNR undergraduate, graduate and professional students is 3,094.
September 8, 2017
Samantha Teten, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln agronomy major minoring in agribusiness, has been awarded a $2,000 scholarship from the Independent Professional Seed Association. The IPSA created the scholarship program to support and encourage the education of future ag professionals. Teten, who will be a junior this fall, was one of five agriculture-related degree students selected nationally out of 180 applicants.
July 3, 2017
For many college students, a residence hall is their first home away from home. It's not often that they get to live in a brand new space, but students living on East Campus will have an opportunity to do just that beginning this fall.
In the heart of East Campus, the new residence hall will have many amenities that the 1950s-era Burr and Fedde residence halls, the current East Campus housing, don't have, said Steven Jara, East Campus residence director.
April 19, 2017
Steven Waller will transition to a new role this summer after 17 years as dean of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He will become interim director of the Center for Grassland Studies on July 1.
Tiffany Heng-Moss, the college's associate dean, will become interim dean on July 1. A search committee will be assembled in the fall to begin the search for a permanent leader.
April 18, 2017
The 2017 Spring Research Fair featured more than 200 undergraduate research posters, 10 undergraduate creative exhibits, and 160-plus graduate research posters and exhibits on April 4-5 in the Nebraska Union.
More than 400 students participated over the course of the two-day fair. To recognize students’ creative and scholarly achievements and accomplishments, prizes were awarded to the top undergraduate and graduate posters and exhibits.
Erin Blankenship, CASNR associate dean, receives an Outstanding Teaching & Instructional Creativity AwardImage:April 13, 2017
Four University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty have earned the University of Nebraska system's most prestigious awards for research, creative activity, teaching and engagement.
April 13, 2017
April 7, 2017
Lincoln, Neb. — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln recognized 78 students from Nebraska FFA chapters April 6 who have committed to attend the university in the fall. The inaugural signing ceremony was part of the 89th Nebraska FFA State Convention in Lincoln.
October 12, 2016In a forthcoming study, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Jenny Dauer demonstrates that teaching and using a seven-step decision-making model helps students become more scientifically literate, and has the potential to overcome subconscious biases and make better-informed decisions.
October 10, 2016The year was 1957. Dwight D. Eisenhower was in the White House, Elvis Presley was on the big screen in Jailhouse Rock and you could get a gallon of gas for less than a quarter.