People in the News

People in the News

Dr. Santosh Pitla receives John Deere award from North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture

Dr. Santosh Pitla finds inspiration in his students.
Santosh Pitla

Abby Durheim to serve on National 4-H Council Youth Advisory Committee

Third-generation 4-Her Abby Durheim has bled green since she first joined her local 4-H club in Virginia when she was 9.
Abby Durheim

Faculty Spotlight: Tom Burkey

Meet Tom Burkey, animal science professor and interim CASNR Associate Dean for graduate education and partnership engagement.
Tom Burkey

Student Spotlight: Tatiana Jones

Meet Tatiana Jones, a sophomore animal science student from Cody, Nebraska.
Tatiana Jones

Luong uses problem-solving skills in research, art

The graduate student in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Department of Entomology is working to solve the puzzle of how wheat interacts with wheat curl mites. In her spare time, she creates intricate 3D insect art.
Mia Luong

Faculty Spotlight: Cheryl Burkhart-Kriesel

Meet Cheryl Burkhart-Kriesel, an agricultural economics professor in CASNR and Nebraska Extension specialist at the PREC in Scottsbluff, Neb.
Cheryl Burkhart-Kriesel

Student Spotlight: Jared DeHaan

Meet Jared DeHaan, a sophomore from Taylor, Missouri studying agriculture communications and agribusiness.
Jared DeHaan

Staff Spotlight: Karly Black

Meet Karly Black, an associate Extension educator and Coordinator for Nebraska Extension, located at the Southeast Research & Extension Center.
Karly Black