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Cory Forbes is leading a project that uses model-centric science learning environments in elementary school classrooms to support – and ideally enhance – student learning on the topic of water systems. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)
Cory Forbes is leading a project that uses model-centric science learning environments in elementary school classrooms to support – and ideally enhance – student learning on the topic of water systems. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)

Forbes explores the science of learning about science

The way you learn affects what you learn. Backed by a National Science Foundation grant, Cory Forbes is leading a project that uses model-centric science learning environments in elementary school classrooms to support – and ideally enhance – student learning on the topic of water systems. Continue reading…

Ashley Stelling, a student in the Humanities in Medicine program, examines a patient in the University Health Center. Management of the UHC will transfer to the University of Nebraska Medical Center on July 1. (Craig Chandler | University Communications)
Ashley Stelling, a student in the Humanities in Medicine program, examines a patient in the University Health Center. Management of the UHC will transfer to the University of Nebraska Medical Center on July 1. (Craig Chandler | University Communications)

UNMC to manage University Health Center

UNL will transfer management of the University Health Center to the University of Nebraska Medical Center starting July 1. Continue reading…

Campus buses to run on compressed natural gas

A crowd listens as civic leaders announce the addition of five new StarTran buses that will run on compressed natural gas. The buses will run on the two routes that serve UNL. (Troy Fedderson | University Communications)StarTran, the city-owned public transit system that oversees UNL's bus routes, announced the addition of five new compressed natural gas buses on June 12. The 30-passenger buses will operate on StarTran routes that serve UNL — Route 24 Holdredge and Route 25 Vine City Campus. Continue reading…

SNR was featured in several news stories during the month of June.
SNR was featured in several news stories during the month of June.

SNR in the News: June 2014

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…

Schachtman to head Center for Biotechnology

Daniel SchachtmanDaniel Schachtman, professor of agronomy and horticulture, is the new director of UNL's Center for Biotechnology. Schachtman's appointment is effective July 1. He succeeds Deb Hamernik, associate dean of IANR's Agricultural Research Division, who served as interim director since July 1, 2013. Continue reading…

Originally published June 30, 2014 - Submit an Item