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Dylan Maag feeding a domestically bred Norway rat to a prairie rattlesnake. (Courtesy photo)
Dylan Maag feeding a domestically bred Norway rat to a prairie rattlesnake. (Courtesy photo)

SNR Student Spotlight: Dylan Maag

"Academically, I have vastly grown since coming to college," Maag said. "My work ethic has improved. I found myself studying more for classes as I grew older and engaging in out-of-class academic opportunities." Continue reading…

SNR Student Need-to-Know

SNR Student Need-to-Know is the one-stop shop for information for all SNR students. The information provided in this announcement is tailored and geared toward all SNR students. Whether it's important dates, jobs/internship postings or other helpful info, students can find news essential to their success. Faculty are welcome to read and share this information accordingly. Continue reading…

The students of Ruopu Li's "Introduction to Geographic Information Systems" course (GEOG/NRES 412/812) with Li. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)
The students of Ruopu Li's "Introduction to Geographic Information Systems" course (GEOG/NRES 412/812) with Li. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)

GIS class project to be featured in poster competition Dec. 9-10

The students of Ruopu Li's "Introduction to Geographic Information Systems" course (GEOG/NRES 412/812) will feature their coursework in a poster competition that will be on display Dec. 9-10 in the Hardin Hall first floor lobby. All are welcome to cast votes on their favorite posters. Continue reading…

AGRI/NRES 103 poster session is Dec. 11

The poster session for the AGRI/NRES 103 "Introduction to Agriculture and Natural Resources" course will take place on Dec. 11 on the first and second floor lobbies of Hardin Hall.The poster session for the AGRI/NRES 103 "Introduction to Agriculture and Natural Resources" course will take place on Dec. 11 on the first and second floor lobbies of Hardin Hall. There will be three sessions: 8-9:15 a.m., 12:30-1:45 p.m. and 2-3:15 p.m. Continue reading…

December employee update

Join us Wed., Dec. 10 at 12 p.m. in the second floor lobby for the December Holiday Potluck. Welcome new people, say farewell to those who left and celebrate this month's birthdays.Join us Wed., Dec. 10 at 12 p.m. in the second floor lobby for the December Holiday Potluck. Welcome new people, say farewell to those who are leaving and celebrate this month's birthdays. Continue reading…

Climate Masters participants will learn ways to act locally to save money, protect the environment and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Climate Masters participants will learn ways to act locally to save money, protect the environment and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Climate Masters program begins in January

Climate Masters of Nebraska, a program at UNL's School of Natural Resources, will offer its third course for community volunteers starting Jan. 15, 2015. Participants will learn ways to act locally to save money, protect the environment and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Continue reading…

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/n4ds

Haak to defend doctoral dissertation

Danielle HaakDanielle Haak, doctoral student, will defend her dissertation, "Bioenergetics and Habitat Suitability Models for the Chinese Mystery Snail" at 8 a.m., Dec. 15 in the Hardin Hall auditorium (room 107). Her advisers are Kevin Pope and Valery Forbes. Continue reading…

The Grammar Guru has a clear conscience when it comes to fessing up to any grammar mistakes she may have made in the past.
The Grammar Guru has a clear conscience when it comes to fessing up to any grammar mistakes she may have made in the past.

The Grammar Guru: Conscience vs. conscious

The terms "conscience" and "conscious" may sound similar, but their meanings are completely different. Make sure you're using the correct word to accurately express yourself. Continue reading…

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