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Think Like a Microbe: Ashley Stengel

Ever wonder what is the difference between dirt and soil? If so, this podcast is for you! Ashley Stengel, a UNL Complex Biosystems PhD student discusses how soil microbes and nutrients can help us feed the world’s growing population by “thinking like a microbe.” Additionally, Ashley also gives career exploration insight as she shares her ...

Tracy Pracheil: 4-H Youth Development

Tracy Pracheil, an Extension Educator at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the State 4-H Office, focuses on raising awareness of 4-H extension programs across the state of Nebraska. Through multimedia learning and marketing communications, Tracy is able to share stories and examples how Nebraska 4-H helps young people achieve their greatest potential. University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) ...

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 ...