Today@UNL | FPA dean candidates announced; Chancellor outlines views on public protests

Host Kim Todd is joined by UNL Extension faculty Fred Baxendale, Sarah Browning, Jeff Culbertson, Kelly Feehan, Dennis Ferraro, Roch Gaussoin, Loren Giesler, Jim Kalisch. Elizabeth Killinger, Zac Reicher, Lowell Sandell, and Amy Timmerman.
Host Kim Todd is joined by UNL Extension faculty Fred Baxendale, Sarah Browning, Jeff Culbertson, Kelly Feehan, Dennis Ferraro, Roch Gaussoin, Loren Giesler, Jim Kalisch. Elizabeth Killinger, Zac Reicher, Lowell Sandell, and Amy Timmerman.

'Backyard Farmer' TV ratings best in program's history

As "Backyard Farmer" enters its 60th year, it has something else to celebrate. Ratings for the garden show reached an all-time high this year. May sweeps reached 23,500 households, which was about a 46 percent increase in audience statewide. The show was has averaged 14,000 households since 2007. Continue reading…

Chancellor outlines views on public protests

After receiving a letter signed by faculty, students and alumni, Chancellor Harvey Perlman issued the following message outlining his views on the rights of individuals to engage in public protest free of "repressive" force. The letter was prompted by recent events at UC-Davis and other venues. Continue reading…

Entomologists win national award

Tom Hunt and Bob WrightUNL entomology faculty Tom Hunt and Bob Wright were part of a group of scientists who received the 2011 Integrated Pest Management Team Award from the Entomological Foundation. This award was presented at the 2011 Entomological Society of America annual meeting, Nov. 14 in Reno, Nev.
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Interviewing for the fine and performing arts dean are (clockwise from top left) Shawn Brixey, Heather Landes, Bradley Smith and Chuck O'Connor.
Interviewing for the fine and performing arts dean are (clockwise from top left) Shawn Brixey, Heather Landes, Bradley Smith and Chuck O'Connor.

Four to interview for fine and performing arts dean

Four candidates have been invited to interview for dean of fine and performing arts. The candidates are Shawn Brixey, Univ. of Washington; Heather Landes, Arizona State; Chuck O'Connor, Indiana Univ.-Purdue Univ. Fort Wayne; and Bradley Smith, Univ. of Michigan. Continue reading…

Nutrigenomics seminar offered Nov. 28

University of Toronto professor Qiaozhu Su will present a nutrigenomics seminar at 11:30 a.m., Nov. 28 in the East Union Sunflower Room. The seminar, "Mitochondrial Stress and ER Stress in Nutrient-Surplus Induced Hepatic Insulin Resistance," is free and open to all faculty, staff and students. Continue reading…

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