Posts Tagged ‘ Agricultural Research Division ’

Registration extended for Big Idea Seminar

May 28th, 2014 | By | Category: 2014, Campus News, May 22

An Agricultural Research Division’s “Big Idea Seminars” event will be offered June 9 as the sixth annual Nebraska Gateway to Nutrigenomics Spring Retreat, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the East Union. The event was originally scheduled for April 14. Registration is free, but required and available at The seminar theme is “Computational Science […]

National study measures return rate for investments in ag research divisions

Feb 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, February 11, 2010, Issue

UNL’s 36 percent return rate ranks second nationwide A study has shown money invested in the Agricultural Research Division is offering an internal rate of return of 36 percent. The UNL study found that for every $1 invested in ARD, the major research arm of the university’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources and Nebraska’s […]

Rural Nebraskans less positive about communities

Nov 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, November 12, 2009

Rural Nebraskans generally are less positive about their communities this year than in the past, according to the 2009 Nebraska Rural Poll. The 14th annual UNL poll was taken last March and April, a time of great economic uncertainty, poll organizers noted. That uncertainty is reflected in this year’s poll results. For example, the percentage […]

Rural Nebraskans optimistic about their lives, but…

Nov 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, November 6, 2008

Rural Nebraskans are much more optimistic about their lives than they have been in previous years, according to the Nebraska Rural Poll. But that finding comes with one giant caveat: The poll was taken last spring, before recent economic upheaval that has some drawing comparisons to the Great Depression. “I would think if we did […]

UNL’s Ag Research Division appoints two associate deans

Nov 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Employee News, November 6, 2008

Deb Hamernik and David Jackson have been appointed new associate deans in UNL’s Agricultural Research Division. Hamernik, who will arrive at UNL in March, is national program leader in the animal systems division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service. She also served as USDA’s program director for the […]

Retirement reception for Mayo is Oct. 22

Oct 16th, 2008 | By | Category: Employee News, October 16, 2008

The Agricultural Research Division will host a retirement reception for Z B Mayo from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 22 at the East Union. Mayo, associate dean of the Agricultural Research Division, is retiring after 35 years with the Department of Entomology and the Agricultural Research Division. To contribute to a memory book, send letters […]