People in the News

People in the News

Staff Spotlight: Elyse Watson

Meet Elyse Watson, recruitment coordinator for the School of Natural Resources.
Elyse Watson

University grad student authors published paper indicating how effector dampens plant immunity

In a paper published Oct. 12 in the scientific journal, Cell Host & Microbe, University of Nebraska–Lincoln graduate student and co-first author, Panya Kim, concludes that destruction of a plant immune co-receptor by an effector injected into plant cells by the pathogen Pseudomonas syringae dampens plant immunity.

Amit Jhala honored with distinguished achievement young weed scientist award

Assistant Professor and Extension Weed Management Specialist Amit Jhala has been honored with the Distinguished Achievement Young Weed Scientist Award from the North Central Weed Science Society of America.

Student Spotlight: Catherine Berrick

Meet Catherine Berrick, a Lincoln-native studying fisheries and wildlife, and spanish.

Student Spotlight: Juliana Krotz

Meet Juliana Krotz, an agricultural education major from Belleville, Kansas.

Fremont a finalist for $25,000 disaster preparedness grant

The Fremont Disaster Preparedness Project was selected as one of 200 national finalists vying for a $25,000 State Farm Neighborhood Assist grant.
Weather Ready

Faculty Spotlight: Sam Wortman

Meet Sam Wortman, assistant professor and environmental horticulturist in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture.

Gaussoin named to national USDA advisory board

Roch Gaussoin, head of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been appointed to the USDA National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education and Economics Advisory Board by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack.