Inside SNR | Keep named Outstanding Wildlife Student, Lovejoy on biodiversity and climate change April 26

Monica Keep holds a pair of African Side-necked turtles in Namibia.
Monica Keep holds a pair of African Side-necked turtles in Namibia.

Keep wins Brian Smith Outstanding Wildlife Student Award

Congratulations to Monica Keep, senior fisheries and wildlife major and winner of this year's Brian Smith Outstanding Wildlife Student Award. After graduation, Keep plans to work with sharks in South Africa and extract Burmese pythons from the Florida Everglades. Continue reading…

From left, students Tom Batter, Jesy Hansen and Kiana Mathew discussed sustainability with Milo Mumgaard and Emily McKeone from the mayor’s office.
From left, students Tom Batter, Jesy Hansen and Kiana Mathew discussed sustainability with Milo Mumgaard and Emily McKeone from the mayor’s office.

Students recommend sustainability options for new arena

The new Pinnacle Bank Arena should aim for diverting 75 percent of its waste stream from landfills by using recycling and in-house composting, Environmental Studies students recommended to the West Haymarket Joint Public Agency at its meeting April 20. Continue reading…

Amuti and Dong to give Applied Climate Science grad seminars April 26

Tureniguli Amuti will present "Estimation of carbon balance in arid ecosystems of Northwest China" and Bo Dong will present "Evaluating the seasonal and interannual variations in water balance in the Upper Mississippi river basin using a land surface model," April 26, 3-5 p.m. in 901 Hardin Hall.

'Operation Graduation' workshops continue April 24

The Student Money Management Center is hosting "Operation Graduation" workshops April 24 and 26. The sessions, 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Nebraska Union, are designed for students, particularly those preparing for graduation.

Olney to use NSF fellowship for SNR studies

Jocelyn OlneyCongratulations to Jocelyn Olney, a triple major in environmental studies, biology and anthropology, who just learned that she’ll be continuing her studies this fall at UNL’s School of Natural Resources with support from a three-year National Science Foundation Graduate Research Program fellowship. Continue reading…

Ibex
Ibex

Ibex in Ethiopia, Wednesday presentation by visiting student

Dessalegn Ejigu Berhane, Ph.D student, will present "Conservation of Walia ibex in Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia" at noon in 207 Hardin Hall on Wednesday, April 25. He has worked in Larkin Powell's lab this semester. Refreshments will be served and you may bring your lunch.

Originally published April 23, 2012 - Submit an Item