Posts Tagged ‘ Extension ’

Obituary — John D. Orr

Mar 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Obituaries

A retired UNL Extension specialist and 4-H youth specialist, John D. Orr, died Feb. 27 in Mitchell, S.D. He was 83. Orr joined the University of Nebraska in 1956; he led 4-H, Rural Youth and International 4-H Youth Exchange (IFYE) programs before retiring from the Nebraska Cooperative Extension Service in 1988. He was promoted to […]

Cotton collects eXtension honor

Dec 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: December 3, 2009, Employee News, Issue

Dan Cotton, eXtension director, who has been instrumental in the creation and development of extension, received a champion award at the organization’s first national conference. The eXtension program ( is an online source of objective, research-based and credible information from land-grant universities and the Cooperative Extension System. Cotton, based at UNL, became eXtension’s first director […]

Education and Human Sciences research featured

Nov 13th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, November 13, 2008

The College of Education and Human Sciences faculty and students will present individual research projects Nov. 14 during the 2008 CEHS Showcase: Research, Creative Work, Outreach, Extension, and Innovations in Instruction, a biennial event. The work will be showcased 3 to 5 p.m. in the East Union’s Great Plains Room.

Extension program draws more than 310

Sep 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, September 18, 2008

FACE TO FACE – Alice Henneman, a UNL Extension educator, answers questions following her Sept. 11 presentation on “Freezing Meals for Future Use” at Bryan LGH West in Lincoln. Photo by Troy Fedderson, University Communications. FULL HOUSE – The Sept. 11 UNL Extension program at Bryan LGH West drew more than 310 attendees. Photo by […]