Agricultural Economics: Dr. Wes Peterson

In this episode of Streaming Science, AESC graduate Shelby Andersen interviews Dr. Wes Peterson about his work as an agricultural economist. Dr. Peterson became interested in economics after spending time in Africa with the Peace Corps. Dr. Peterson is a professor and researcher in the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Dr. ...

The Science of Plant Breeding and Genetics: Graduate Student Scientist Profile

Mary Happ is from Homer, Illinois and a doctoral Graduate Research Assistant in Plant Breeding and Genetics at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln. Her research looks at specific genetic traits in soybeans and how they impact yields. Watch until the end to find out why Mary loves science and why you should pursue a career ...

Women in STEM: Dr. Tiffany Heng-Moss

In this podcast, Dr. Tiffany Heng-Moss explains the research she has been conducting for many years at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln in the Department of Entomology. Dr. Heng-Moss takes us through her research on aphids and how they affect Nebraska. UNL student Chelsea Sidel is minoring in AESC.  She produced this podcast for ...

Extreme Fungi Research: Graduate Student Scientist Profile

Jyothi Kumar, a graduate student at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln, has been studying extremophilic fungi. She takes us into her lab and gives an inside look into what she does. She also discusses her graduate student-led group, SCImPLE (Science Communication Impacting Policy, Learning, and Education). This video was produced by Agricultural and Environmental ...

The Economics of Water: Dr. Nick Brozovic

Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication student Andrea Wach interviews Dr. Nick Brozovic, director of Policy for the Water for Food Institute and professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr. Brozovic explains his work in economics and water conservation. Find out the value of economics for the water cycle, the impact of humans on water, and ...

Studying What Goes on Below Ground: Good versus Bad Bacteria

In this Streaming Science video, University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate student Michael Meier explains his current research in plant pathology, which focuses on root and soil microbiomes. Meier explains the importance of his work and opportunities that UNL provides. He also discusses his passion for science and the importance of science communication. Meier is a member ...

Women in STEM: Dr. Angela Pannier

Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication Major, Kathryn Bagniewski sits down with Dr. Angela Pannier, an associate professor of Biological Systems Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in this episode of Streaming Science. Dr. Pannier explains the importance of her research, discusses her experience as a woman in STEM and gives advice for young girls interested ...

LIVE Tweet: 11/8 IANR Fall Summit

Hey everyone! This is UNL students Emily Hergenrader; Environmental Studies major with an Emphasis in Natural Resources and a minor in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication, and Rylie Kalb; Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication major from Wataga, Illinois. We are attending the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) fall summit "Growing Nebraska: Leveraging Partnerships, ...

Post LIVE Tweet: 10/24 Hubbard Lecture: Tribal Economics

Last Tuesday, Bethany Vinton and Kodi Gehl had the opportunity to live tweet from the Hubbard Lecture: Tribal Economics. Below is their synopsis of the event. Ho-Chunk, Inc. is the award-winning economic development corporation owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. It was established in 1994 in Winnebago, Nebraska with one employee. Ho-Chunk, Inc. has ...

Biological Control Research: Graduate Student Scientist Profile

Jessica Soroksky is a graduate student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She studies in the Plant Pathology Department where her research focuses on biological control. In this video, Jessica talks about how she strives to make a difference in Nebraska agriculture and her passion for science. This video was produced by UNL student Mirissa Scholting ...