Posts Tagged ‘ L. Dennis Smith ’

Three named AAAS fellows

Dec 13th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Issue, Research

Three UNL professors on Nov. 29 were named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science — the world’s largest general scientific society. It’s the first time three UNL scientists achieved the honor in the same year. The tradition of naming AAAS Fellows goes back to 1874. It is a peer-designated selection based […]

Leadership, research lift Smith into AAAS

Dec 13th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Dec. 13, Issue, Research

L. Dennis Smith’s contributions to the AAAS are in is research in developmental biology and in leadership and advocacy on education. Smith, president emeritus of the University of Nebraska and emeritus professor in the School of Biological Sciences, took an unusual path to a career as a scientist. An aspiring jazz musician, he was a […]