All posts by Streaming Science

Dr. David Swanson: Holland Computing Center

Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication major Leanne Gamet interviews Dr. David Swanson, Director of the Holland Computing Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. David has a passion for computing and a great insight into the world of big data.  This podcast is part of our Streaming Science 'Big Data' series.

Ashley Mueller: Nebraska Extension Disaster Relief Specialist

Nebraska is devastated yearly by tornadoes, torrential rain, hail and high winds throughout the severe weather season. These disasters can disrupt lives and impact communities, and needs of those people affected are often unique and unmet. Disaster Relief specialist Ashley Mueller and the Nebraska Extension staff are positioned to engage in local emergency management planning ...

Quantitative Life Sciences Initiative: Dr. Jennifer Clarke

This episode of Streaming Science features Dr. Jennifer Clarke, the Director of the Quantitative Life Sciences Initiative (QLSI) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln interviewed by AESC undergraduate student Hannah Borg. QLSI is a faculty-led initiative to develop research and educational opportunities in data science for the life sciences. Have you ever heard the term ‘big ...

Allen Dutcher: Extension Ag Climatologist

Allen Dutcher is an Extension Agricultural Climatologist at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He says, “Climatology, in its purest sense, is being able to take weather data and apply it to the long-term trends.” He combines his expertise in meteorology with the Extension land-grant mission to deliver science-based information to the public through interactive and engaging ...

Big Data: Carrie Brown

In the spring 2018 semester, students in Dr. Loizzo's 'Podcasting to Increase Science Literacy' course explored big data research in partnership with the Quantitative Life Sciences Initiative to create a series of podcasts focused on the topic. In this episode of Streaming Science, AESC student Catherine Jones visits with Carrie Brown, an Outreach and Training Specialist ...

Buy Fresh, Buy Local Nebraska

Elaine Cranford, a founder of Buy Fresh Buy Local Nebraska, describes the program and its importance to the local food system across the state. This program connects consumers, producers, restaurant owners, and grocery store owners within their food guide. Buy Fresh Buy Local Nebraska looks to improve its reach across the state in the coming ...

Dr. Mary Drewnoski: Nebraska Beef Systems Specialist

Learn about the science of beef! University of Nebraska Extension Specialist, Dr. Mary Drewnoski spends her days working to help make Nebraska’s beef industry the very best it can be. Whether it’s producer education, advising graduate students, or conducting research, Dr. Drewnoski is always striving to better “The Beef State.” This photo essay was produced ...