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Jim Merchant, professor of geography, died Feb. 27. He was 67.
Jim Merchant, professor of geography, died Feb. 27. He was 67.

Obit: Geography professor, Jim Merchant, 67

Jim Merchant, professor of geography, died Feb. 27. He was 67. "Jim loved UNL and the School of Natural Resources," said SNR director John Carroll. "But more importantly, he loved geography and teaching students." 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 members are welcome to read and share this information accordingly. Continue reading…

A group of Useful to Usable project researchers at the 2014 U2U project annual meeting in Davenport, Iowa. Tonya Haigh is in the second row, third from left. (Courtesy photo)
A group of Useful to Usable project researchers at the 2014 U2U project annual meeting in Davenport, Iowa. Tonya Haigh is in the second row, third from left. (Courtesy photo)

Research explores ag advisers' ability to communicate climate info

A team of researchers led by UNL's Tonya Haigh have determined that relatively little is known about the readiness of different types of agricultural advisers to use weather and climate information to help their clients manage risk under increasing climate uncertainty. Continue reading…

The winners of the 2014 SNR Elevator Speech Contest. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)
The winners of the 2014 SNR Elevator Speech Contest. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)

SNR Elevator Speech Contest finalists named

The finalists for the 2nd annual SNR Elevator Speech Contest have been named. They will present on their research in three minutes or less and vie for cash prizes. The contest will take place at 7 p.m., March 5 in the Hardin Hall auditorium (room 107). It is free and open to the public. Continue reading…

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

SNR in the News: February 2015

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…

Originally published March 2, 2015 - Submit an Item