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    To help capture sandhill crane’s spirit in sculpture, Denver artist brings statue to SNR

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    CSD Appoints Dr. Mohamed Khalil as Geoscientist in Scottsbluff

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    Detecting Signatures of Forest Change in Nebraska's Niobrara Valley

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    Mountain lions moved less, downsized territory during LA's pandemic shutdown

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    Mentoring high school student -> Head Start on Fisheries Career

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    Ferraro 2021 Wildlife Society Conservation Education Award Winner

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We are the School of Natural Resources, where we do science and explore everything. And you will, too, from the moment you arrive on campus.

Here you’ll get plenty of relevant, exciting experiences to help you land a job you’ll love making a difference. You’ll collaborate with fellow students and expert faculty in the classroom and the field, building a network of connections to use throughout your career. You’ll make scientific discoveries both big and small, seek opportunities you didn’t even know existed, and graduate knowing you forged a path at this Big Ten school that sets you apart from the pack.

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We have a 1:4 faculty-to-student ratio so your professor actually knows your name and cares about your academic success.

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We emphasize the importance of undergraduate research and fund projects through our Cabela’s program.

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UNL Conservation and Survey Division appoints Dr. Mohamed Khalil as geoscientist in Scottsbluff
UNL Conservation and Survey Division appoints Dr. Mohamed Khalil as geoscientist in Scottsbluff  –  9/2/2021
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Student Spotlight: Kate Bird  –  8/27/2021
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Detecting Signatures of Forest Change in Nebraska's Niobrara Valley  –  8/24/2021
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