People in the News

People in the News

Assistant professors named recipients of Branham Endowment Junior Faculty for Excellence in Research Award

Samodha Fernando, Patricio Grassini and Amanda Ramer-Tait have been named recipients of the Junior Faculty for Excellence in Research Award provided by the Branham Endowment Fund for 2015-2016.

UNL researchers identify target of disease-causing plant pathogens

A new study from University of Nebraska–Lincoln researcher Jim Alfano and his research team found that a bacterial plant pathogen suppresses a plant’s immune system through the action of a protein called HopE1.

Student Spotlight: Ava Petersen

Meet Ava Peterson, a food science and technology major from Spokane, WA.

Staff Spotlight: Jenna Hefley

Meet Jenna Hefley, academic services coordinator in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering

Student Spotlight: Johnny Ference

Meet Johnny Ference, and agricultural education major from Ord, Nebraska.

Staff Spotlight: Rachel Szelag

Meet Rachel Szelag, an HR Specialist with IANR.

Science, agriculture literacy focus of $100,000 gift from Farm Credit Services of America to UNL

To help more Nebraska students of all ages have an understanding of science and agriculture, Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) has given $100,000 to bolster the Science Literacy Initiative at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Experts discuss international trade during Heuermann Lecture

Clayton Yeutter, former U.S. trade representative and U.S. secretary of agriculture, and Darci Vetter, chief agricultural negotiator for the Office of the United States Trade Representative, talked about the history of international trade and opportunities in the current U.S. trade agenda during a Heuermann Lecture panel discussion Jan. 12 at Nebraska Innovation Campus.