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UNL and SNR were well-represented at the Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting (from left: Nick Smeenk, Valerie Schoepfer, Katie Schlafke, Kaycee Reynolds, Meg Trowbridge, Cain Silvey, Craig Adams, Amy Burgin, Christa Webber, Terry Loecke.)
UNL and SNR were well-represented at the Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting (from left: Nick Smeenk, Valerie Schoepfer, Katie Schlafke, Kaycee Reynolds, Meg Trowbridge, Cain Silvey, Craig Adams, Amy Burgin, Christa Webber, Terry Loecke.)

Burgin leads group at first-ever Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting

UNL's School of Natural Resources was well-represented at the recent Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting, which took place May 18-23 in Portland, Oregon. The conference united four organizations and more than 3,500 aquatic ecologists. Continue reading…

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/k3gs
UNL Weather Campers rush the field at Memorial Stadium on June 11. Campers conducted a microclimate study of the facility. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)
UNL Weather Campers rush the field at Memorial Stadium on June 11. Campers conducted a microclimate study of the facility. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)

SNR hosts 4th annual Weather Camp

SNR's weeklong Weather Camp welcomed 15 students who represented five states: Nebraska, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Texas. Held annually, the camp is geared toward students ages 11-15. Campers learn about weather- and science-related topics while participating in a variety of hands-on activities. Continue reading…

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/w9yh
The Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute is hosting the 2014 Water for Food Global Conference Online Poster Competition.
The Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute is hosting the 2014 Water for Food Global Conference Online Poster Competition.

Water for Food Institute hosts poster competition

The Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute is hosting the 2014 Water for Food Global Conference Online Poster Competition. The competition is open to graduate students who have three opportunities to compete: an online competition prior to the conference and two on-site competitions. Continue reading…

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/uyd3
Climate Masters of Nebraska, a program at UNL's School of Natural Resources, will offer its third course on climate change beginning Aug. 28.
Climate Masters of Nebraska, a program at UNL's School of Natural Resources, will offer its third course on climate change beginning Aug. 28.

Climate Masters offers course on climate change

Climate Masters of Nebraska, a program at UNL's School of Natural Resources, will offer its third course on climate change beginning Aug. 28. Course participants will learn ways in which to act locally to save money, protect the environment and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Continue reading…

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/chu9
In November 2012, Johnica Morrow, applied ecology doctoral student, decided to participate in National Novel Writer's Month (NaNoWriMo), which challenges participants to write 50,000 words in 30 days.
In November 2012, Johnica Morrow, applied ecology doctoral student, decided to participate in National Novel Writer's Month (NaNoWriMo), which challenges participants to write 50,000 words in 30 days.

Student tries hand at fiction writing

When she's not busy studying parasites and working toward her doctoral degree in applied ecology, Johnica Morrow is preoccupied with another pastime: fiction writing. "I've always like writing, but attempting a novel was a totally new thing for me," Morrow said. Continue reading…

Since 1986 the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, Inc. has recognized outstanding graduate student work in woody plant research through a Graduate Student Research Award.
Since 1986 the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, Inc. has recognized outstanding graduate student work in woody plant research through a Graduate Student Research Award.

NE Statewide Arboretum seeks nominations for grad student award

Since 1986, the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, Inc. has recognized outstanding graduate student work in woody plant research through a Graduate Student Research Award. This annual award of $1,200 is made possible through the generosity of an anonymous donor. Continue reading…

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/g40p
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