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 ...

The Science of Livestock Evaluation: NE Extension Program for Youth

According to Beef Systems Educator, Brad Bennett, the 4-H Livestock Evaluation program through Nebraska Extension is beneficial to youth of all ages. This photo essay features Bennett and his work with livestock evaluation. He explains that through this program, youth not only learn about animal science topics, but they also develop strong leadership, communication and ...