Student News

Natalie Jones, a senior AESC student, writes for IANR's Growing magazine

AESC student Natalie Jones

IANR's Growing magazine features a story about Prairie Pines written by Natalie Jones, a senior Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication student.

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Agricultural Education student, Caleb tenBensel, reflects on his time abroad in Rwanda

ALEC Students, 2019 study abroad, Africa Mount Bisoke, photo courtesy of  Caleb tenBensel

In May, a group of students led by Dr. LJ McElravy and Dr. Nathan Conner traveled to Rwanda to learn about the history, culture, agricultural and environmental practices of the region. In addition, the group explored and studied how arts-based digital storytelling techniques can be used for engaging public audiences in positive change movements.

Junior Agricultural Education major, Caleb tenBensel, from Cambridge, Nebraska reflects on his time abroad.

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ALEC Student among Rural Futures fellows to serve in Nebraska communities

Courtney Albrecht, ALEC student

Courtney Albrecht, ALEC Senior, will be joining 8 other University of Nebraska-Lincoln Rural Futures Institute’s students with the Student Serviceship program this summer. The RFI program will send students out in the rural communities to help with community improvement projects as part of their summer mentorship program. It will connect students with mentors from the community to complete strategic, future-focused projects.

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Jason Headrick Receives Outstanding Graduate Studies Award

Photo courtesy of Greg Nathan, University Communications

Jason Headrick, Agriculture Leadership Education and Communication doctoral student and graduate assistant, received an award for his Outstanding Graduate Research & Creative Activities. 

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#The Husk catches up with Dr. Dann Husmann


AESC student Cade Adamson from ALEC's 341 class, talks with the Dr. Dann Husman, PGA Golf Management Director. Dr. Husman talks about the opportunities provided to their students after graduation.

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AESC Student Featured in IANR Student Spotlight

Halle Ramsey

Halle Ramsey, an Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication student from Ord, NE discusses her experiences at UNL and what she plans to do in the future. 

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ALEC Student Discusses Rural Community Experience

From left: Mirissa Scholting, Haley Ehrke and Chelsie Herian

Mirissa Scholting, a senior in the ALEC program discusses her experience with the Rural Futures Institute Serviceship in Box Butte County, Nebraska.

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AESC Student, Catherine Jones, in IANR Spotlight

Catherine Jones

Catherine Jones, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication student in the ALEC department, talks about why she came to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and why her favorite things are the culture and experiences  it provides.

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Rural Civic Action Program

Creighton freshman Ag students brainstorming

Kaitlyn Hanvey, ALEC 422 student and an advisee of Ag-Ed Leadership's Dr. Lindsay Hastings, is completing a project in Creighton, NE. The partnership between the Rural Civic Action Program and UNL has Kaitlyn working with Debi Doerr’s freshman agriculture class at Creighton High School. Kaitlyn and the students are focusing on things they can do to spread positivity and pride in their community.

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ALEC Graduate Assistant's Earn Awards for Teaching Excellence

Jamie Loizzo, Kate McCain, Tiffany Luethke

The Teaching Assistant Teaching Excellence Award recognizes students who are currently in graduate degree programs under the supervision of IANR faculty members involved with agricultural sciences and natural resources. Award recipients included ALEC graduate teaching assistants Tiffany Luethke and Kate McCain.

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