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  • 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.


  • Nebraska students and visiting scholars attend World Food Prize
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    December 8, 2017

    Nine undergraduate College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) students and three visiting Borlaug Fellows attended the 2017 Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium in Des Moines, Iowa, last month, named for famed agronomist, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and “Father of the Green Revolution,” Norman Borlaug.


  • Husker Weed Science Teams take top honors at student competition
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    Husker weed science team
    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.


  • Overall CASNR enrollment increases for fall 2017
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    CASNR enrollment increases
    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.


  • Samantha Teten awarded national scholarship
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    Samantha Teten wins national scholarship
    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.


  • The new Massengale Residential Center offers more than just a room
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    East campus hall room
    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. 


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