Global Engagement

Extension NEP team participates in cultural immersion workshop

Diversity and inclusion are central to the University of Nebraska’s mission and Nebraska Extension is doubling down. Recently, 45 members of extension’s Nutrition Education Program (NEP) participated in a day-long cultural immersion workshop.
Patricia Luck

Expert: Immigrants have played a key role in Nebraska’s development

Immigrants have shaped Nebraska's society for the past 150-plus years and are critical to its continued development, according to Lourdes Gouveia, professor emerita of sociology and co-founder of the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Gouveia

Heuermann Lecture to focus on impact of Nebraska immigrants

Lourdes Gouveia, professor emerita of sociology and co-founder of the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, will speak at the first Heuermann Lecture of the season Oct. 3.
Heuermann Lectures

Darci Vetter named Yeutter Institute diplomat in residence

Ambassador Darci Vetter, former chief agricultural negotiator at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, has been named diplomat in residence at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Vetter

Kawamura: Successful agriculture sustains civilization

A.G. Kawamura delivered the final Heuermann Lecture of the 2016-17 season April 12 at Nebraska Innovation Campus.
Kawamura

Staff Spotlight: Peggy Wantwadi

Meet Peggy Wantwadi, program coordinator for the CASNR Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Rwandan students.
Peggy Wantwadi

Nebraska LEAD 35 fellows travel to China, Laos, Thailand

Thirty Nebraska LEAD 35 fellows recently returned from an international study and travel seminar to China, Laos and Thailand.
Laos

Poeschl urges all to take responsibility in feeding the world

In the next 50 years, the world needs to double the amount of food it produces in order to feed a growing population. That responsibility doesn’t lie only with farmers and scientists, but with everyone according to Mark Poeschl, chief executive officer of the National FFA Organization and the National FFA Foundation. Poeschl presented his thoughts on sustainably feeding our world during the second Heuermann Lecture of the 2016-17 season on Jan. 10 at Nebraska Innovation Campus.
Poeschl

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