All posts by Streaming Science

Coordinating a Sustainable Food System: Dina Liebowitz

In this photo essay, meet Dina Liebowitz, Program Coordinator of Field and Fork at the University of Florida. Learn about her work to grow the program's capacity and reach. This is an installment of our “Science of Food Sustainability” series in partnership with the University of Florida’s Field and Fork  program. View the photo essay on Word ...

Sustainable Farm Manager: James Longanecker

In this photo essay, meet James Longanecker, Farm Manager at the Field and Fork farm and gardens. Learn about her unique global background in sustainable farming practices. This is an installment of our “Science of Food Sustainability” series in partnership with the University of Florida’s Field and Fork  program. View the photo essay on Adobe Spark here: ...

Little Fire Ant Invasion

This is an installment of our “Science of Food Sustainability” series in partnership with the University of Florida’s Field and Fork  program. In this photo essay, meet Dr. Andrea Lucky, Assistant Research Scientist of Insect Systematics, and learn about her work to eradicate a tiny invasive fire ant at the Field and Fork garden. View the photo ...

Food Security Pioneer: Anna Prizzia

This is the first installment of our "Science of Food Sustainability" series in partnership with the University of Florida's Field and Fork  program. In this photo essay, meet Anna Prizzia, Director of Field and Fork, and learn about her path to pioneering a campus and community wide sustainable food system. View the photo essay on ...

Social Media and Science Literacy

Calling all social media lovers! In this episode of Streaming Science Lisa Lightner, Business Associate for the Quantitative Life Sciences Initiative (QLSI) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), shares her insights on how to effectively use social media to increase science literacy. Lisa specifically shares her enthusiasm for Twitter, and her advice for future journalists ...

Youth STEM Engagement: Nebraska FIRST Lego League

Youth Development Specialist Bradley Barker explains Nebraska Extension's FIRST LEGO League Competition with the help of student participants. The competition demonstrates how science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are used in the project and how students are more inclined to pursue these fields in their future careers. Video produced by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Agricultural and ...

The Study of White Mold – Dr. Sydney Everhart

Dr. Sydney Everhart is an assistant professor in the department of Plant Pathology at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. In this video, she explains the importance of her research of a plant disease called Sclerotinia sclerotiorum, commonly known as white mold. Dr. Everhart delves into how it affects crops in Nebraska and why we ...