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UNL students win USDA-Microsoft Innovation Challenge Friday, February 19, 2016
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
UNL students Matt Pedersen and Fernando Napier, both of Lincoln, have been named winners in the USDA-Microsoft Innovation Challenge. They won best student-made app, best open source application and an honorable mention for their farm profit calculator submission. Read full article at IANR News.

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Fifty-five Agronomy and Horticulture students make Dean's List Friday, February 19, 2016

Fifty-five undergraduate students in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture qualified for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Fall 2015, Dean’s list. Students must have a 3.75 minimum grade-point average on a four-point scale and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 or more graded semester hours to qualify. Agronomy and Horticulture students who qualified are listed at http://agronomy.unl.edu/deans-list.

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Lenihan wins Sports Turf Managers Association scholarship Friday, February 19, 2016
Jeff Lenihan, winner of a SAFE scholarship, at the Sports Turf Managers Association national conference.
Jeff Lenihan, a junior turfgrass & landscape management major, was one of six, four-year undergraduate students in the nation to win a Foundation for Safer Athletic Fields scholarship at the 2016 Sports Turf Managers Association national conference in San Diego, California.

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Agronomy students Mangel and Pallas awarded 2015 Western Seed Association scholarships Thursday, February 18, 2016
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Dylan Mangel and Cale Pallas, University of Nebraska–Lincoln agronomy majors, were awarded 2015 Western Seed Association scholarships at the WSA Banquet in Kansas City on Nov. 9. The WSA scholarships are awarded based on scholarship and an interest in the seed industry.

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Growing Our Future 2015 Conference Wednesday, January 20, 2016
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
The Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, the largest academic department across the University of Nebraska system, hosted the Growing Our Future 2015 conference on Nov. 6 at the Cornhusker Marriott in Lincoln, Nebraska.The event provided attendees with a glimpse of the department’s many activities, including breakthrough research and student involvement.

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Goodding Learning Center to be rededicated Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Amy Hauver, senior plant biology major and teaching assistant, discusses gene expression with agronomy genetics lab students.
The Goodding Learning Center, located in 280 Plant Sciences Hall on East Campus, has been transformed into a modern workspace designed to foster digital learning and student collaboration. A rededication, which is free and open to the public, is 3 to 5 p.m. Jan. 15.

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