Fritz to speak at women in science luncheon Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Sherri Fritz
The Association for Women in Science will hold its next Paths to Success lunch on March 5. These events give attendees the chance to connect with colleagues, discuss issues related to promoting and nurturing STEM diversity at the university, and hear from a successful woman on her path to success.

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TAPS program earns $850K grant to develop ag competitions Friday, February 14, 2020
TAPS program earns $850K grant to develop ag competitions
The Testing Ag Performance Solutions program has been awarded an $850,000 Conservation Innovation Grant award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resource Conservation Service. TAPS was one of 19 Conservation Innovation Grant projects awarded this year.

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Daugherty's global focus flows into statewide impacts Thursday, February 13, 2020
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The international mission of the University of Nebraska’s Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute is flowing into benefits across the Cornhusker State. The institute today includes more than 120 associated faculty fellows researching more than 500 water and food security projects in 58 nations.

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NRT students create open-access materials about resilience Tuesday, February 11, 2020
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University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate students recently formed the Council of Resilience Education to equip the public with information and strategies for tackling harmful environmental changes like red cedars invading grasslands and toxic algae blooming in lakes.

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Registration open for SciComm 2020 Monday, February 10, 2020
The registration deadline for SciComm 2020, a conference on effective science communication hosted by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, is rapidly approaching.

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39 Agronomy and Horticulture students make CASNR Dean's List Monday, February 10, 2020

Thirty-nine undergraduate students in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture have been named to the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Fall 2020 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 below and at agronomy.unl.edu/casnr-deans-list.

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Wortman receives Junior Faculty Excellence in Research Award Friday, February 7, 2020
Sam Wortman, assistant professor of agronomy and horticulture, was selected as a recipient of the 2019 Junior Faculty Excellence in Research Award from the Agricultural Research Division of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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Students take top honors at ASA-CSSA-SSSA annual meeting Friday, February 7, 2020
Luana Machado Simão
University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture students received top honors at the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America International Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Students honored include Chad Lammers, Jared Stander, Samuel Koeshall, Alyssa Kuhn, Osler Ortez, Luana Machado Simão and Alex Tonon Rosa.

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Nebraska Plant Science Symposium set for March 17 Tuesday, February 4, 2020
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"Advancing Frontiers in Plant Sciences: Challenges from Concepts to Applicability" is the theme for the 2020 University of Nebraska–Lincoln Nebraska Plant Science Symposium. The symposium is set for Tuesday, March 17 from 8 am to 5:30 pm at the Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center.

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Six graduate students earn fellowships and awards Friday, January 24, 2020
Elizabeth Christenson
Six Department of Agronomy and Horticulture graduate students are recipients of awards and fellowships. Those honored include Michael Meier, Deepak Ghimire, Elizabeth Christenson, Dillon Fogarty, Tara Harms and Elnazsdat Hosseiniaghdam.

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