Visitors to the Nebraska State Fair, Aug. 23 through Sept. 2 in Grand Island, will have several opportunities to celebrate the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 150-year legacy of improving the quality of life for Nebraska and beyond.
While rural Nebraskans have mixed opinions about the impact of immigration on rural Nebraska, those more likely to have lived alongside recent immigrants have more positive views, according to the 2019 Nebraska Rural Poll.
As a brighter spotlight is placed on the agriculture and natural resource industries to provide food and water security for future generations, the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is doing its part to prepare the next generation to take on this daunting task.
From developing multi-lingual disaster recovery materials to assisting with landscape design and GPS mapping, University of Nebraska students have begun working in communities across the state through a new summer serviceship program created in the wake of this year’s devastating flooding.
Dagen Valentine, innovation and entrepreneurship extension educator, and Bradley Barker, science and technology specialist with Nebraska Extension will be featured in the 2019 STEM for All Video Showcase funded by the National Science Foundation.