International media amplify Husker study on dangers of microwaving plastic
A recent story published by Wired is one of dozens that have spotlighted a study from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
Vrbka furthers passion for serving abroad though CAST trip
Cordell Vrbka, a senior pre-veterinary medicine and fisheries and wildlife major from Malcom, Nebraska, came to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with the goal of being the first in his family to graduate from college.
Lu’s book examines German diplomacy during, after violence in Nanjing
University of Nebraska–Lincoln scholar Suping Lu has spent his career researching and writing about the Nanjing Massacre, and has sourced new documents from Germany for his latest book exploring the atrocities committed during the Japanese occupation of Nanjing in 1937 and 1938.
Morocco collaboration to boost wheat research, grad study opportunities
Plant scientists Fatiha Bentata of Morocco and Intissar Zarrouk of Tunisia screened these wheat samples for resistance to root rot caused by the Fusarium fungus as part of greenhouse research at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln last fall. The scientists, visiting the university through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Scientific Exchanges Program, analyzed 13 wheat varieties grown in Nebraska for disease resistance. At left are non-inoculated control plants. At right is a soil mix inoculated with isolates of the Fusarium fungus.
Conner and Taylor Participate in Ag Exchange in Cambodia
PhD student Raquel Taylor (left) and Nebraska ALEC faculty member Nathan Conner (right) pose alongside the Farmer-to-Farmer Integrated Agricultural Technology Garden at Samdach Euv High School in the Siem Reap province of Cambodia
Conner earns faculty Fulbright to teach, develop curriculum in Jamaica
Nathan Conner, associate professor in agricultural leadership, education and communication, teaches class in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He will soon embark on a Fulbright Fellowship to Jamaica.
Alsayid to travel to Turkey as Critical Language Scholar
Ahmed Alsayid, a sophomore global studies and political science major from Lincoln, is the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s newest Critical Language Scholar.