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Art Zygielbaum, SNR associate research professor, will incorporate remote sensing techniques into the $13.5 million multi-institutional sorghum for biofuel research effort. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)
Art Zygielbaum, SNR associate research professor, will incorporate remote sensing techniques into the $13.5 million multi-institutional sorghum for biofuel research effort. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)

Zygielbaum readies remote sensing for spotlight in sorghum biofuel project

Art Zygielbaum's involvement with the recently announced $13.5 million multi-institutional research effort to improve sorghum as a sustainable source for biofuel production may end up affecting his sleeping habits. "I think I'm going to have to forgo sleeping for a while." 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…

Hong Chen
Hong Chen

Obituary | Xun-Hong Chen

Xun-Hong "Hong" Chen, 57, professor of hydrogeology, died Oct. 22. "Hong was an outstanding researcher and colleague," said SNR director John Carroll. "Hong will be missed by his many friends and colleagues in the School of Natural Resources." Continue reading…

Mary Bomberger Brown (left) and Milda Vaitkus at the annual Teachers' Night event at the Durham Museum in Omaha on Oct. 2. (Photo courtesy Milda Vaitkus)
Mary Bomberger Brown (left) and Milda Vaitkus at the annual Teachers' Night event at the Durham Museum in Omaha on Oct. 2. (Photo courtesy Milda Vaitkus)

Bomberger Brown, Vaitkus continue SNR connection to Durham Museum Teachers’ Night

Mary Bomberger Brown, program coordinator of the Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership, and Milda Vaitkus, GIS project manager, attended Teacher's Night Out at the Durham Museum in Omaha on Oct. 2. This annual event is geared toward providing K-12 teachers with activities and resources for their classrooms. Continue reading…

The Food for Health initiative aims to increase NU's capacity to address issues related to food and help researchers better compete for federal funding.
The Food for Health initiative aims to increase NU's capacity to address issues related to food and help researchers better compete for federal funding.

Guidance available on UNL’s Food for Health proposals

Instructions for UNL faculty who plan to apply for funding through the University of Nebraska’s new Food for Health Collaboration Initiative are available on the Office of Research and Economic Development’s website. Continue reading…

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/g87f
Originally published October 26, 2015 - Submit an Item