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University of Nebraska President’s Op-Ed: In agriculture and other areas, the University of Nebraska is leading the way

Dr. Hank Bounds, President of the University of Nebraska system. April 28, 2015. Photo by Craig Chandler / University Communications.

Oct. 1, 2018

By Hank Bounds

President, University of Nebraska

Recently I had the opportunity to travel the state to talk with Nebraskans about the work of their University and their ideas for the future.

Every place […]

By |2018-10-01T13:55:02+00:00October 1st, 2018|News|0 Comments

The Impact of 4-H with Ryan Sedlacek, Sarpy County

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.

By |2018-10-01T13:27:33+00:00October 1st, 2018|Podcast|0 Comments

University of Nebraska Impacting Nebraska’s Veterinary Clinics

Did you know the University of Nebraska’s College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis, Nebraska was one of the nation’s first nationally accredited programs for technical training in healthcare for companion animals and livestock? The award-winning program is educating Nebraska’s next generation of workers to care for Nebraska’s livestock and pets. One example is Stockman’s Veterinary Clinic in North Platte Nebraska, where […]

By |2018-09-28T15:02:58+00:00September 28th, 2018|Video|0 Comments

UNL 4-H and Extension Boosting Innovation in Rural Nebraska with Makerspaces

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, […]

By |2018-09-28T14:44:23+00:00September 28th, 2018|Podcast|0 Comments

4-H Impacting Nebraska’s Youth at the Scotts Bluff County Fair

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s 4-H and Extension impacts communities throughout Nebraska. At the Scotts Bluff County Fair, located in Mitchell, Nebraska, youth showcase what they have learned through 4-H: from Trap Shooting competitions to Horse showing to Robotics to Swine showing and more. With a network of more than 143,000 youth, 12,000 volunteers, 1,200 professionals, and thousands of alumni, 4-H helps […]

By |2018-09-24T10:50:57+00:00September 24th, 2018|Video|0 Comments

University of Nebraska Omaha Bringing Biomechanics Into Omaha Classrooms

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 […]

By |2018-09-21T16:44:40+00:00September 21st, 2018|Podcast|0 Comments

University of Nebraska’s Impact on Rural Dentistry

Jay Bernecker, DDS graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry. He was part of the Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP) through the University of Nebraska Medical Center. RHOP is designed to address the special needs of rural Nebraska by encouraging rural residents to pursue a career in the health care fields. Students selected are guaranteed admission to the University […]

By |2018-09-24T10:44:00+00:00September 21st, 2018|Video|0 Comments

Michael Christen, University of Nebraska at Kearney’s University Village

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 […]

By |2018-09-07T14:34:45+00:00September 7th, 2018|Podcast|0 Comments

Dr. Ken Cowan, Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, UNMC

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

By |2018-09-06T15:26:47+00:00September 6th, 2018|Podcast|0 Comments
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