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  • Heng-Moss named Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources dean
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    Dean Tiffany Heng-Moss stands next to a class donation in the CASNR Legacy Courtyard
    December 11, 2018

    Tiffany Heng-Moss, who has served as interim dean of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources since July 2017, has been named permanent dean of the college.

    Mike Boehm, Harlan Vice Chancellor for the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, made the announcement Dec. 10. Heng-Moss will formally begin the appointment, which is pending Board of Regents approval, in early 2019.


  • Leadership skills valuable part of CASNR education
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    Ty Schurr CASNR Alumni President
    December 6, 2018

    Leadership is important to Ty Schurr. Not for the sake of being called a leader but because it is a way to accomplish worthwhile goals and to give back to his alma mater and his community.

    "I like the teamwork aspect of being a leader. I like working with people," he said.


  • Experience the Power of Red Visit Day - October 6
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    August 21, 2018

    July 30, 2018

    Lincoln, Neb. — The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is offering potential students a glimpse at what it means to be a member of the CASNR community. CASNR’s annual Experience the Power of Red Visit Day will be held on Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


  • Husker rodeo team competes in national finals
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    Husker rodeo team competes in national finals
    July 23, 2018

    June 20, 2018

    Lincoln, Neb. — The University of Nebraska Rodeo Association recently returned from their fifth consecutive appearance in the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR). The competition was held June 8-16 in Casper, Wyo.

    Competing in the CNFR for the men’s team were Doug Finney of Anselmo, John Opela of Stapleton and Jake Fulton of Valentine. Rachel Hansen of Lincoln represented the women’s team. 


  • From the lab to the field: Center for Plant Science Innovation is transforming agriculture
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    Center for Plant Science Innovation
    July 23, 2018

    GROWING MAGAZINE SPRING 2018

    By: Haley Apel

    While basic plant science research is at the core of the Center for Plant Science Innovation (PSI) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, what the Center actually does is anything but basic. PSI faculty are making groundbreaking discoveries in the areas of metabolic biochemistry, stress biology, and genetics and epigenetics. While the research is groundbreaking, PSI Director Edgar Cahoon believes the ability to bring these findings to the field is what makes the center unique.


  • Nebraska Crops Team takes third at Regional Crops Judging Contest
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    Nebraska Crops Judging Team
    March 26, 2018

    The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Intercollegiate Crops Judging Team competed in the Regional Crops Judging Contest on Feb. 10 at Oklahoma Panhandle State University and placed third in the four-year division against 15 other Midwest four-year and two-year institutions. This is the third time Nebraska placed in the top three since the contest began in 2013.


  • Ten earn Holling Family awards for teaching excellence
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    Holling Awards for teaching excellence
    March 26, 2018

    March 7, 2018

    Lincoln, Neb. — The Holling Family Awards for Teaching Excellence were presented to 10 faculty members and teaching assistants on March 2 at the Nebraska East Union. The annual awards honor outstanding teaching in the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.


  • Experience the Power of Red Visit Day - March 15, 2018
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    Herbie with Students
    February 1, 2018

    THE DAY THAT COULD START YOUR STORY IN CASNR….Experience the Power of Red Visit Day

    Thursday, March 15, 8:30a.m.-12:00p.m.

    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, and 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.


  • School of Natural Resources alum making a difference through exotic diets research
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    Kelly Kappen of Omaha Zoo
    December 8, 2017

    Though there are more than 230 accredited zoos and aquariums across the nation, only about a quarter offer nutrition programs. Fewer still — about a handful — conduct research related to animal nutrition.

    Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium happens to be one of those that does, and SNR graduate Kelly Kappen is the nutrition manager there, working in the Bill and Berniece Grewcock Center for Conservation and Research.


  • Baenziger named Prem S. Paul Innovator of the Year
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    Stephen Baenziger wins Prem Paul Innovator of the Year
    December 8, 2017

    Stephen Baenziger, professor of agronomy and horticulture, was presented with the Prem S. Paul Innovator of the Year award during the NUTech Ventures 2017 Innovator Celebration Nov. 9 at Nebraska Innovation Campus.

    The award recognizes an individual who exemplifies innovation and entrepreneurship by advancing novel research into significant commercial utilization.


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