People in the News

People in the News

NCTA graduate’s goal is Ag Ed and FFA

Future teacher Kayla Mues comes from a long line of agriculturalists.
Kayla Mues

Ingenuity, grit carrying faculty through remote teaching

In nearly every facet of human life, the spread of COVID-19 caused a massive shift. Among the first to be affected were educational institutions, and instructors at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln took on the challenge of moving to remote instruction with gusto.
Amanda Morales in her home office

Now more than ever — 2020 RFI Fellows launch June 8

After deep thought, many personal conversations and hundreds of hours navigating details and protocols for the health and safety of all involved, the Rural Futures Institute (RFI) at the University of Nebraska, with 33 Student and Community Innovation Fellows, has decided to proceed with a 2020 RFI Fellows experience beginning June 8, 2020.
Rural Futures Institute

Dewey looks back on 46-year career at Nebraska

As he reaches the end of his career, Ken Dewey has several pieces of advice for young people just starting out: stay positive, stay curious, and always be ready for the next adventure.
Ken Dewey

PGA golf management student awarded national PGA WORKS scholarship

Breanna Reynolds, a PGA Golf Management undergraduate from Parker, S. D., is one of ten recipients selected by PGA REACH to be awarded a scholarship through the PGA WORKS Golf Management University Scholarship Program for the 2020-2021 academic school year.
Breanna Reynolds

Student Spotlight: Felicia Knoerzer

Meet Felicia Knoerzer, a junior animal science major from Elwood, Neb.
Felicia Knoerzer

Staff Spotlight: Jacy Thoman

Meet Jacy Thoman, assistant director for the Clayton Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance and Nebraska alumna.
Jacy Thoman

Hershey cowboy is Aggie of the Year

Clayton “CJ” Monheiser led his Class of 2020 as the Aggie of the Year in graduating from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture.
CJ Monheiser