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Howard Wiegers at his 100th birthday celebration, which took place July 21 at Hardin Hall on UNL's East Campus. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)
Howard Wiegers at his 100th birthday celebration, which took place July 21 at Hardin Hall on UNL's East Campus. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)

Howard Wiegers honored for 100 years, dedication to natural resources

Howard Wiegers, longtime professor and founder of the fisheries and wildlife program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, turned 100 years-old on July 20. To celebrate his long life and contributions to Nebraska, a birthday celebration was held July 21 at Hardin Hall on East Campus. Continue reading…

Adam Rhoads at his office when he worked for the Lincoln Children's Zoo as the volunteer and special events coordinator. (Courtesy photo)
Adam Rhoads at his office when he worked for the Lincoln Children's Zoo as the volunteer and special events coordinator. (Courtesy photo)

'Where Are They Now?' featuring SNR alum Adam Rhoads

After graduating in December 2000, Adam Rhoads embarked on an exciting and unconventional postgraduate path. "Don't be afraid to try something new or different, or pass up on opportunities that are out of the ordinary," he said. Continue reading…

The Grammar Guru tries to catch errors on the loose because a poorly written article will likely lead to losing readers.
The Grammar Guru tries to catch errors on the loose because a poorly written article will likely lead to losing readers.

The Grammar Guru: Loose vs. lose

Don't lose your mind trying to figure out the difference between "loose" and "lose." Read on to make sure that you're correctly using these tricky terms. Continue reading…

Assembled for hands-on training on producing the Wind River Climate and Drought Summary were, from left, Rollin Ware, Natalie Umphlett, Al C’Bearing, Crystal Stiles, Kenneth Ferris, Martha Shulski, Mark Svoboda, Nicole Wall and Brian Fuchs.
Assembled for hands-on training on producing the Wind River Climate and Drought Summary were, from left, Rollin Ware, Natalie Umphlett, Al C’Bearing, Crystal Stiles, Kenneth Ferris, Martha Shulski, Mark Svoboda, Nicole Wall and Brian Fuchs.

Researchers help tribes enhance drought and climate resilience

UNL scientists are part of a coalition helping two American Indian tribes prepare for drought and other climate fluctuations. Continue reading…

SNR was featured in several news stories during the month of July
SNR was featured in several news stories during the month of July

SNR in the News: July 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 August 3, 2015 - Submit an Item