“It’s critical to understand who the public trusts most for health information, particularly during a pandemic,” said Heather Akin, assistant professor of agricultural leadership, education and communication at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. “And it’s notable that our respondents were most trusting of medical doctors and local and state health authorities compared to other sources of health information.
The idea for the 1st Annual Ag Ed Program Roadshow came from senior Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication student, Miranda Hornung. “Last year during COVID, there was a question floating around about how to create programming to provide more experiences for pre-service agricultural teachers in the Ag Education Teaching program (ALEC).
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s homecoming celebration features six distinguished alumni of color returning to campus to share expertise within their respective colleges and directly with students.
Organized by the Chancellor’s Commission on the Status of People of Color, the visits are part of Multicultural Homecoming events being offered through Oct. 1.
Participating alumni, year of graduation and respective college are:
“For me, part of why I joined the military was because I wanted to serve and I wanted to meaningfully serve,” he said. “The attacks gave another purpose to serving. For me, it was the hope that we could prevent anything like that from ever happening again.”
While deployed in Iraq, McElravy took the first steps to furthering his career through education. On base, over satellite internet, he applied for admission to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
Tori Pedersen, a senior in Agricultural Leadership at the University of Lincoln–Nebraska, spent her summer as a Rural Fellow in Lexington—a town literally 50 times smaller than her hometown of Omaha. And she couldn’t have enjoyed it more.
The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Nebraska–Lincoln a grant totaling $4.3 million to recruit and develop secondary science teachers as leaders with a strong focus on aspects of equity and inclusive teaching and learning in Nebraska schools.
The Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication presents Brooke Wells' Master's Thesis Presenation on Friday, July 23, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. in room 143 Filley Hall, UNL East Campus.
Thesis Title: "A Quantitative Analysis of Transformative Experiences Which Have Led to Perceived Leader Identity Change"
Eric Knoll, an associate professor of practice in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s agricultural leadership, education and communications department, has been recognized as the Association for Career and Technical Education Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year during the Nebraska Career Education Conference held earlier this month.
Lincoln, Neb. —Recent Syracuse-Dunbar-Avoca graduate and incoming University of Nebraska-Lincoln student Madison Kreifels is the winner of the 2020-2021 Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Photography Competition. Kreifels will receive a scholarship to the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources’ Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication. IANR News
As the nation grapples with how to move forward a year after George Floyd was killed, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln professor and immigrant is releasing a book that a colleague calls “simply the right book at the right time.”
Meet CASNR Change Maker scholarship recipient, Emma Hoffschneider, a sophomore agricultural and environmental sciences communication and agricultural economics - public policy double major from Burwell, Nebraska. She is working to recycle used coffee grounds and create pellets to be used to fuel pellet grills. IANR News
Dr. Helen Fagan, director of leadership engagement for the Rural Futures Institute and assistant professor of practice of agricultural leadership, education and communication, is the recipient of this year’s campus award. Fagan has a long history of activism and is currently working with the Lincoln Police Department to reform policies and to challenge implicit biases. She also works with Nebraska’s rural areas to build stronger communities through inclusive leadership.