People in the News

People in the News

IANR Global Engagement to host USDA Foreign Ag Service

The Office of Global Engagement will be hosting a brown bag lunch with Beth Bwembya, International Program Specialist for the Borlaug Fellowship Program-Africa at the United States Department of Agriculture, on Nov. 12.

Student Spotlight: Ashtyn Shrewsbury

Meet Ashtyn Shrewsbury, an animal science major from Alliance, Nebraska.

Staff Spotlight: Jenny Gravely

Meet Jenny Gravely, an office associate for the Agricultural & Environmental Sciences Communication program.

At Rural Futures Conference, a Path From Hope to Action

Hope inspires vision. That was the message of the third national Rural Futures Conference this week at Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln and the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis. More than 600 people from 18 states and three countries gathered to discuss finding hope for the rural United States.

Buffetts Discuss How to Find Hope in a Hungry World

Through their travels to places such as Brazil, India, Ghana, Rwanda and Congo, Howard G. Buffett and his son Howard W. Buffett have come to recognize that it's important to understand the country-, culture- and environment-specific challenges every country faces. The Buffetts spoke to an overflow audience at Nebraska Innovation Campus on Wednesday evening in the first Heuermann Lecture of the 2015-16 season.

Student Spotlight: Blair Hartman

Meet Blair Hartman, an agricultural education major from Champion, Nebraska.

UNL Department of Animal Science Open House is Oct.26

The University of Nebraska – Lincoln Department of Animal Science will hold an open house Oct.26 at the Animal Science Complex on UNL’s East Campus.

Jha Delivers Keynote at World Tourism Day Celebration in Oman

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, recently traveled to Oman to deliver a keynote presentation at the 2015 World Tourism Day celebration.