UNL Lectures this week (Sept. 8-14)


Monday, Sept. 10

Grassland Seminar Series Rob Mitchell, research scientist, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, “Improved Grasses for Perennial Pastures, 3 p.m., East Campus Union.

Tuesday, Sept. 11

State of the University Address, Chancellor Harvey Perlman, 11 a.m., Lied Center for Performing Arts.

Biochemistry/Redox Biology Center Seminar, Balaraman Kalyanaraman, Medical College of Wisconsin, “Real-Time Profiling of Reactive Oxygen and Nitrogen Species in Biological Systems: A High-Troughput Approach,” 4 p.m., N172 Beadle.

Wednesday, Sept. 12

School of Natural Resources Research Seminar, John Gamon, University of Alberta, “Sensing our Multicolored World: Plant Pigments as Functional Indicators,” 3:30 p.m., Hardin Hall.

Big Idea Seminar: James Palmer, “Scenery as a Natural Resource,” 3:30 p.m., Nebraska East Union.

Biotechnology/Life Sciences Seminar: Ginger Armbrust, University of Washington, “Molecular Insights to Microbial Interactions in the Sea,” 4 p.m., Beadle Center.

Thursday, Sept. 13

School of Biological Sciences Seminar, Peter Reich, “Global Chance and the Terrestrial Biosphere: Linking Plant Traits, Communities and Ecosystems,” 3:30 p.m., Hamilton Hall room 112.

Friday, Sept. 14

Applied Ecology Seminar, Edward Walsh, Boys Town National Research Hospital, “Sound and Tiger Conservation,” 3 p.m., Hardin Hall.

Chemistry Colloquium, Melanie M. Cooper, Clemson University, “How Do Students Learn to Use Representations in Chemistry?” 3:30 p.m., Hamilton Hall.

James Famiglietti, University of California, Irvine, “Water Cycle Change and the Human Fingerprint on the Water Landscape of the 21st Century,” 3:30 p.m., Hardin Hall.