Nebraska is an agriculture state. It is important for Nebraska’s future economy that we are equipping Nebraska’s young people with the skills they need to be agriculture innovators. 4-H, through the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, is preparing kids across the state through a program called the Ag Innovators Experience. Lisa Kaslon, District 4-H Youth Coordinator, explains more about the Ag Innovators […]
The University of Nebraska works with nearly 75% of Nebraska farmers and ranchers to boost crop and animal productivity. Beef is Nebraska’s single largest industry. The beef research and resources provided by the University of Nebraska is crucial to Nebraska’s economy. One Nebraska Coalition Spotlight Interview with Aaron Berger, Beef Systems, Extension Educator
Nebraska 4-H is through the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Extension. More than 140,000 young Nebraskans are involved in 4-H each year. One out of every three eligible youth (ages 9-19) in Nebraska participates in 4-H. More than half of 4-H youth come from Nebraska’s metro areas. This week’s podcast features Ryan Sedlacek from Gretna, Nebraska.
High-tech innovation isn’t limited to Silicon Valley; it is also happening in urban and rural Nebraska. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s 4-H Extension is establishing creative and tech hubs, called Makerspaces, around the state.
A “Makerspace” is a community-oriented space that serves as a hub for innovators, artists, and entrepreneurs and has equipment like the laser cutters and 3D printers. Bradley S. Barker, […]
Melissa Belcastro, a 3rd Grade Teacher at Sunny Slope Elementary in Omaha, took part in the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s BODYMODELS: A 3-year project, funded by the National Science Foundation, to bring biomechanics education to an estimated 1,500 youth in Omaha. The project includes UNO’s Department of Biomechanics and Teacher Education Department, working with Omaha area elementary teachers to develop […]
The University of Nebraska at Kearney has completed phase one – the Village Flats Apartments – of the multi-phase University Village. The 104-acre campus will combine public and private resources in a mix of business, retail, office, housing, and more. The newly opened Village Flat Apartments are for graduate students, non-traditional students, UNMC students, and students who are married, including those with […]
Kenneth H. Cowan, M.D., Ph.D., became the director of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (formerly the UNMC Eppley Cancer Center) in August 1999. The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center is an NCI-designated clinical cancer center, uniting cancer researchers throughout the UNMC campus into a larger single entity. #UNMC #NEforNU #NUforNE