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Food & Nutrition

UNL lectures on water and health begin Jan. 13

Seven free public lectures on the importance of water and health comprise the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's spring semester water seminar beginning Jan. 13.

Raising Nebraska claims international award in promoting agriculture

Raising Nebraska, the agricultural literacy experience open year-round at the Nebraska State Fairgrounds, took top honors in the category of promoting agriculture at the recent International Association of Fairs and Expositions convention in Las Vegas.

UNL students gain unique experience tracking, testing for salmonella

A course led by UNL's Andrew Benson is giving food science and technology students the chance to broaden professional prospects by learning to identify and track sources of foodborne illness that afflict about 1 in 6 Americans annually.

Incredible, Edible Vehicle Competition Dec.8 on UNL's East Campus

The Dec. 8 Incredible, Edible Vehicle Competition will be at the Great Plains Room of the Nebraska East Union from 2-4 p.m.

ExtensionCorps volunteer honored by ServeNebraska

Jonnisha McCleod, a 2014-2015 AmeriCorps Service Scholar in the Nebraska Extension ExtensionCorps program, has been honored as a finalist for a ServeNebraska Step Forward Award in the National Service Volunteer category.

Buffetts Discuss How to Find Hope in a Hungry World

Through their travels to places such as Brazil, India, Ghana, Rwanda and Congo, Howard G. Buffett and his son Howard W. Buffett have come to recognize that it's important to understand the country-, culture- and environment-specific challenges every country faces. The Buffetts spoke to an overflow audience at Nebraska Innovation Campus on Wednesday evening in the first Heuermann Lecture of the 2015-16 season.

STEM Food & Ag Council Launches "Feed, Nourish, Thrive" at World Food Prize

The STEM Food and Ag Council announces the launch of a new initiative and dynamic online portal to increase awareness of STEM careers in the food and agriculture sectors.

Buffetts to Kick off Heuermann Series

How every person can play an important role in solutions to local, national and global challenges will be the focus of the first Heuermann series event of the 2015-16 season on Oct. 21.

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