Inside the School of Natural Resources

Shane Tucker, NU State Museum highway paleontologist, with the burrow image reconstructed as it would be exposed in the wall of the Happy Jack Chalk Mine. (Angie Fox | NU State Museum)
Shane Tucker, NU State Museum highway paleontologist, with the burrow image reconstructed as it would be exposed in the wall of the Happy Jack Chalk Mine. (Angie Fox | NU State Museum)

Ancient rodent burrows illuminate evolutionary roadmap of Great Plains

Twelve years ago, geologist Matt Joeckel went to Happy Jack Chalk Mine near Scotia, Nebraska to do what geologists typically do: some digging. "The project started out as a service call," Joeckel said. That service call led to a discovery that was millions of years in the making. Continue reading…

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/iaet
Bob Oglesby talks during the public presentation that coincided with the third climate change downscaling workshop in Guatemala. (Courtesy photo)
Bob Oglesby talks during the public presentation that coincided with the third climate change downscaling workshop in Guatemala. (Courtesy photo)

Oglesby, Rowe lead country-specific climate change workshops

Bob Oglesby, professor of climate modeling in the School of Natural Resources, and Clint Rowe, professor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, recently completed a series of climate change downscaling workshops for the Guatemalan Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources. Continue reading…

SNR in the News: May 2014

SNR was featured in several news stories during the month of  May.The School of Natural Resources is home to talented people, many of whom the media reach out to for comments on current affairs. Check out the stories featuring SNR that got people buzzing nationwide. Continue reading…

An image from Waterfest 2012 (photo courtesy City of Lincoln).
An image from Waterfest 2012 (photo courtesy City of Lincoln).

Volunteers needed for Waterfest

The City of Lincoln will host the fifth biennial Waterfest from 5-8 p.m., June 7 at Holmes Lake Park. Those attending will learn about the planet's most valuable resource — water. The event is expected to attract anywhere from 1500-3000 attendees, and many volunteers are needed. Continue reading…

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/69mq
Two master's degree thesis defenses will take place this week in Hardin Hall.
Two master's degree thesis defenses will take place this week in Hardin Hall.

Two thesis defenses in Hardin Hall

Two master's degree thesis defenses will take place this week in Hardin Hall. Colin Stephen Peake will present his at 9 a.m., June 5 in room 901. Theresa Marie Lorenzo will present hers at 9 a.m., June 6 in room 901. Both students are advised by Diego Riveros-Iregui. Continue reading…

Originally published June 2, 2014 - Submit an Item