Student Spotlight: Edgar Nieto Lopez

Edgar Nieto Lopez
Meet Edgar Nieto Lopez, spring 2021 plant pathology graduate from Texcoco, Mexico.
May 24, 2021

Hometown: Texcoco, Mexico

Major: Plant Pathology

Anticipated Date of Graduation: May 2021 

Why did you decide to come to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln?

I came to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln because it has one of the best programs in agriculture sciences. 

What is your favorite thing about University of Nebraska-Lincoln?

The City Campus is embedded in downtown and the East Campus is very calm. I think Lincoln is a perfect place to live in.

How has diversity and inclusive excellence played a role in your CASNR experience?

I have had a pretty good experience; they care about internationals a lot.

What is your favorite class you have taken so far and why?

I have many, all related are a tool for statistics.

What are your plans post-graduation?

My plan is to go back to Mexico and if I don't find a good job there, stay here in the U.S.

What’s life like outside of school?

Gathering with friends and enjoying the landscapes from the four seasons.

Edgar has received the following scholarship: CONACyT