CASNR Week celebration slated for April 12-14

The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will celebrate CASNR Week April 12-14.
April 8, 2021

Lincoln, Neb. —The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will celebrate CASNR Week April 12-14. The 21st annual event celebrates the successes of all CASNR students, faculty, staff, and alumni. 

“This year more than ever, we want to celebrate our entire CASNR Community,” said Meg Kester, Strategic Initiatives and Alumni Engagement Coordinator for CASNR. “CASNR Week has always been a way to highlight our college and what makes it special, but this year, we are especially thrilled to bring our community together in new ways.”  

CASNR Week Schedule: 

All week 

Food drive for a new East Campus Pantry. Look for donation bins across campus.  

 April 12  

Cultivate Access Celebrating Diversity Difference Makers virtual event. Cultivate ACCESS invites you to a webinar on Monday, April 12 at noon. The webinar will feature CASNR community members who are leading by example in the space of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in creative ways. Participants will also brainstorm ideas for engaging on DEI topics within their spheres of influence. Register at  

April 13  

CASNR Coffee Club and The Global Hub Featuring Greg Ibach. The CASNR Coffee Club and The Global Hub are teaming up to bring you a special event for CASNR Week on Tuesday, April 13in the Nebraska East Union.  

  • 7:30 a.m.  – 9 a.m. – Free breakfast and coffee in the Arbor Suite (open to the first 45 people who arrive – no registration required) 
  • 9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Comments and Q&A with Greg Ibach – Great Plains Room A (registration required)  

Greg Ibach is a former undersecretary with the USDA. He now serves as the Under Secretary-in-Residence at IANR. Greg will talk about his journey from the farm to working in Washington, D.C. in Great Plains Room A. The first 40 people that RSVP can attend in-person, but we will be offering his talk virtually as well. You can RSVP here: 

CASNR Cool, Calm and Collected. Feeling stressed? Come to CASNR Cool, Calm and Collected on the East Campus Mall from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. to take a break, some deep breaths, and pick up your very own succulent to help you stick it out during this prickly time.  

April 14 
CASNR Virtual Awards Recognition. Celebrate recipients of the Holling Teaching Awards, Nelson and Crowe Academic Advising Awards, and the von Bergen Award during this virtual awards celebration at 10 a.m. via Facebook Premier on the UNL College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Facebook page.  

CASNR Ice Cream Social. Free ice cream from 1-4 p.m. at the UNL Dairy Store. 

For more information about CASNR Week, contact Meg Kester at 402-472-7909 or   

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