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UNL Lectures this week (Jan. 12-18)


Lectures for Jan. 12-18

Tuesday, Jan. 15

“Water for Food: Policy, Innovation, Adoption,” A Water for Food Institute Seminar, Joyce Cacho, 3 p.m., Goldenrod Room, Nebraska East Union,

Heuermann Lecture: “Improving Animal Welfare and Communication with the Public,” Temple Grandin, professor of animal sciences at Colorado State University,” 7 p.m., Hardin Hall Auditorium,

Wednesday, Jan. 16

Olson Seminar: “Artifacts and Illuminations, Critical Essays on Loren Eiseley,” Thomas Lynch and Susan Maher, 3:30 p.m. Great Plains Art Museum,

Water Seminar Series, “Integrated Hydrologic Models: Building New Tools for Water Management,” Andrea Brookfield, University of Kansas, 3:30 p.m., Hardin Hall Auditorium,

Thursday, Jan. 17

“Situational Awareness,” a brown-bag session by UNLPD, noon, Nebraska Union,

Graduate Student Seminar, “The Half-Life of DNA in Bone: Measuring Decay Kinetics in 158 Dated Fossils,” by Nick Eurek, noon, Beadle Center Room E228,

Big Idea Seminar, “Advancements in Plant Recognition and Identification Technology: New Concepts in Agricultural Automation,” Simon Blackmore, Harper Adams University College, 2 p.m., Nebraska East Union,

Chemistry Colloquium, Hamilton Award Lecture, “Preventing and Curing Infectious Diseases: Carbohydrate Vaccines and Continuous Flow Synthesis,” Peter H. Seeberger, Max Planck Institute for Colloids and Interfaces, 3:30 p.m., Hamilton Hall,

School of Biological Sciences Seminar, “Diversity and Divergence: What’s Recombination Got to Do With It?” Suzanne McGaugh, Duke University, 3:30 p.m., Hamilton Hall Room 112,

“Charting our Water Future: Harnessing Private Sector Leadership to Transform Water Policy,” A Water for Food Institute Seminar,” Lee Addams, 3:30 p.m., Nebraska East Union Cottonwood Room,

Friday, Jan. 18

Geography General Seminar, “Modern Israel: A Brief Introduction to its Cultural and Physical Geography,” Bryan Leavitt, facilities manager for CALMIT, 2 p.m., Hardin Hall Room 163,

Chemistry Colloquium, Hamilton Award Lecture, “Chemical Glycomics,” Peter H. Seeberger, Max Planck Institute for Colloids and Interfaces, 3:30 p.m., 112 Hamilton Hall,