Inside the School of Natural Resources

Don Wilhite (center) at the 6th Regional Capacity Building Workshop on National Drought Management Policies in Accra, Ghana. (Courtesy photo)
Don Wilhite (center) at the 6th Regional Capacity Building Workshop on National Drought Management Policies in Accra, Ghana. (Courtesy photo)

Wilhite delivers keynote presentation at workshop

Don Wilhite, climatologist and professor, participated in and delivered the keynote presentation at the 6th Regional Capacity Building Workshop on National Drought Management Policies throughout the week of May 4. The workshop took place in Accra, Ghana. Continue reading…

VSIP Faculty Profile: Jim Brandle

Jim BrandleJim Brandle joined UNL in 1975. As a professor of forestry in the School of Natural Resources, his main research emphasis has been the role of woody plants in agricultural systems, particularly windbreaks and their effects on all aspects of crop production. Continue reading…

VSIP Faculty Profile: Ken Hubbard

Ken HubbardKen Hubbard joined UNL in 1981. As a professor of applied climate science in the School of Natural Resources, he was able to underpin accuracy issues in monitoring and quality control of weather data, the use of data in modelling, and the education of planners and decision makers. Continue reading…

Stephen O’Meara, human trafficking coordinator for the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office, speaks with students about signs of sex trafficking, such as the tattoo brands shown on the screen.
Stephen O’Meara, human trafficking coordinator for the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office, speaks with students about signs of sex trafficking, such as the tattoo brands shown on the screen.

Human trafficking course explores understudied problem

Human trafficking is often hidden, out of view in communities both big and small. But thanks to a new class offering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln students are learning how common this crime is – even in the Great Plains. Continue reading…

VSIP Faculty Profile: Trish Freeman

Trish FreemanTrish Freeman joined UNL in 1981. She has served as curator of zoology for the University of Nebraska State Museum and as a professor with the School of Natural Resources. Her papers on natural history and functional morphology continue to be downloaded in high numbers on a regular basis. Continue reading…

VSIP Faculty Profile: Mark Kuzila

Mark Kuzila Mark Kuzila joined UNL in 1975. He has served as director of the School of Natural Resources, director of the Conservation and Survey Division, and professor of soil science whose research involves the study of soil genesis and morphology. Continue reading…

Visitors to the University of Nebraska State Museum will soon be able to experience Nebraska and natural history in entirely new ways because of major enhancements in store for the iconic museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Visitors to the University of Nebraska State Museum will soon be able to experience Nebraska and natural history in entirely new ways because of major enhancements in store for the iconic museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

NU State Museum seeks donations for new exhibits

Visitors to the University of Nebraska State Museum will soon be able to experience Nebraska and natural history in entirely new ways because of major enhancements in store for the iconic museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Continue reading…

UNL Staff Art Show entries sought

Love Library is seeking fine art mediums, 2D or 3D entries for the 9th annual UNL Staff Art Show. The show will take place in November and is open to all UNL staff employees. Entries will be accepted through Sept. 30.Love Library is seeking fine art mediums, 2D or 3D entries for the 9th annual UNL Staff Art Show. The show will take place in November and is open to all UNL staff employees. Entries will be accepted through Sept. 30. Continue reading…

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