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Some of SNR's undergraduate students who graduated in May. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)
Some of SNR's undergraduate students who graduated in May. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)

UNL awards record 2,972 degrees to spring graduates

SNR is sending out a big congratulations to the school's May graduates. They were invited to participate in commencement exercises, which took place May 8-9 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. UNL awarded a record 2,972 degrees to spring graduates. Continue reading…

John P. Holdren, the director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the chief science adviser to President Obama, participates in a May 6 climate roundtable at Hardin Hall. UNL's Ronnie Green is at right.
John P. Holdren, the director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the chief science adviser to President Obama, participates in a May 6 climate roundtable at Hardin Hall. UNL's Ronnie Green is at right.

Obama science adviser highlights climate initiatives during UNL visit

John P. Holdren, chief science adviser to President Obama, marked the one-year anniversary of a pioneering national report on climate change with a May 6 visit to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Continue reading…

SNR in the News: April 2015

: SNR was featured in several news stories during the month of April.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…

Laurence Ballard talks about the two Flower of Kent apple trees which are genetic duplicates to the one by UNL's Behlen Hall. (Troy Fedderson | University Communications)
Laurence Ballard talks about the two Flower of Kent apple trees which are genetic duplicates to the one by UNL's Behlen Hall. (Troy Fedderson | University Communications)

Landscape Services preserves UNL's historic trees

A few of UNL's oldest residents are being genetically duplicated inside a nondescript white building tucked away in a quiet corner of East Campus. Continue reading…

The High Plains Regional Climate Center's quarterly newsletter, "The Prairie Post," is now available.
The High Plains Regional Climate Center's quarterly newsletter, "The Prairie Post," is now available.

HPRCC quarterly newsletter now available

The High Plains Regional Climate Center's quarterly newsletter, "The Prairie Post," is now available. This issue features information about the center's quality data technician, its work with partners like the National Drought Mitigation Center, and its products, services and outreach activities. Continue reading…

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The Grammar Guru has three favorite cuisines: Thai, Indian and Japanese.
The Grammar Guru has three favorite cuisines: Thai, Indian and Japanese.

The Grammar Guru: Colon usage

Proper colon usage can be tricky. Remember, colons are used to indicate that what follows proves or explains the sentence before the colon. Continue reading…

The Center for Biotechnology, the Center for Plant Science Innovation and the Agricultural Research Division at IANR are inviting people to preview the state-of-the-art Automated Phenotyping Facility at 2:30 p.m., May 18 at the Nebraska Innovation Campus
The Center for Biotechnology, the Center for Plant Science Innovation and the Agricultural Research Division at IANR are inviting people to preview the state-of-the-art Automated Phenotyping Facility at 2:30 p.m., May 18 at the Nebraska Innovation Campus

'Fascination of Plants Day' is May 18

The Center for Biotechnology, the Center for Plant Science Innovation and the Agricultural Research Division at IANR are inviting people to preview the state-of-the-art Automated Phenotyping Facility at 2:30 p.m., May 18 at the Nebraska Innovation Campus Greenhouse Complex. Continue reading…

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