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56 earn degrees in May Wednesday, May 9, 2018
May graduates 2018
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln conferred a record 3,223 degrees during commencement exercises May 4 and 5 at Pinnacle Bank Arena and the Lied Center for Performing Arts. The graduates were from 60 countries, 45 states and the District of Columbia, and 250 Nebraska communities. Fifty-six graduates from the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture were invited to participate.

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Pi Alpha Xi Alpha-Gamma chapter inducts 350th member Monday, May 7, 2018
Pi Alpha Xi
Pi Alpha Xi, the national horticulture honor society, inducted new members and elected officers April 14 in Plant Sciences Hall on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln East Campus. The Nebraska chapter, Alpha-Gamma, began in 1982, and this year, inducted their 350th member.

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4 department faculty to receive promotion, tenure Monday, May 7, 2018
Agronomy and Horticulture Promotion and Tenure 2018
Four Department of Agronomy and Horticulture faculty will receive promotion and/or tenure in 2018. They were honored April 24, along with 85 fellow University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty members, during a celebration at the Rococo Theatre.

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Kaiser joins Agronomy and Horticulture as assistant professor Thursday, May 3, 2018
Michael Kaiser
Michael Kaiser joined the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Jan. 1 as an assistant professor in applied soil chemistry.

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Teaching Impacts in Agronomy and Horticulture Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Teaching Impacts in Agronomy and Horticulture is a series this summer, highlighting teaching faculty and learning approaches in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

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4 students named recipients of Milton E. Mohr Awards Program for Biotechnology Tuesday, May 1, 2018
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Four Department of Agronomy and Horticulture students have been named recipients of Milton E. Mohr 2018–2019 Awards. These awards recognize outstanding undergraduate and graduate students in the sciences of biotechnology and engineering based on their academic performance and potential for accomplishments in their specific field.

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Beiermann receives awards from the Western Society of Weed Science Monday, April 30, 2018
Clint Beiermann
Clint Beiermann, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln agronomy doctoral student specializing in weed science, received second place in the Weeds of Agronomic Crops Graduate Student Paper Contest at the Western Society of Weed Science Annual Meeting in Garden Grove, California March 12-15. He also received an Elena Sanchez Memorial WSWS Outstanding Student Scholarship.

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Explore Plant Biology at Nebraska Friday, April 27, 2018
Do you know a student who loves plants and science? Exploring plants at the molecular, cellular, organismal, whole plant, and ecological levels is a lot of what the plant biology major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is all about. The coursework is flexible, so it’s all about helping you discover the right career path.

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Nebraska faculty mentor Rwandan scholars Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Rwandan Interns at PREC 2017
For Gloria Mwiseneza and other Rwandan scholars, the summer of 2017 was filled with new opportunities and hands-on learning about agronomy and horticulture. Mwiseneza is one of 105 Rwandan students who, as of Aug. 17, 2017, have received a scholarship and are currently participating in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Undergraduate Scholarship Program.

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Schnable receives early career award in maize genetics Tuesday, April 17, 2018
James Schnable
James Schnable, an assistant professor in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture and Center for Plant Science Innovation at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln received the Marcus Rhoades Early Career Award in maize genetics at the 60th annual Maize Genetics Conference held in France on March 24.

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