People in the News

People in the News

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.

Poll: Rural Nebraskans Say Communities are Changing for Better

Rural Nebraskans gave positive ratings to their communities, while optimism about the expected change in their community has increased over the past five years, the 2015 Nebraska Rural Poll shows.

STEM Food & Ag Council Launches "Feed, Nourish, Thrive" at World Food Prize

The STEM Food and Ag Council announces the launch of a new initiative and dynamic online portal to increase awareness of STEM careers in the food and agriculture sectors.

Cornhusker Rodeo Challenge is Oct. 17

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Rodeo team invites alumni and high school juniors and seniors to compete against current rodeo team members in the Cornhusker Rodeo Challenge.