Alumni & Friends
Welcome to the School of Natural Resources Alumni and Friends page! While the School itself is young, formed in 2003, the departments that came together to be a part of the School have a rich history and tradition in the University dating back over 100 years.
Whether you are a graduate from one of our programs or someone interested in natural resources, we greatly appreciate your interest and support as we strive to be an international leader in natural resources education and provide natural resources information to those both in Nebraska and around the world.
From drilling into the soil and groundwater below the surface, to conserving and sustaining the flora and fauna on the surface, to studying the climatological aspects of the atmosphere around us, to humans interacting with it all, we really do encompass “From Earth to Sky and Everything in Between.”
Check out these stories curated specifically for you – our alumni!
Cory Forbes, School of Natural Resources science literacy associate professor, recently was appointed as a SENCER Leadership Fellow by the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement. Forbes was one of five educators from a pool of 6,000 to be elected to the most recent class by members.
The School of Natural Resources is hosting its first documentary movie night featuring the film "DamNation" from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 2 at Hardin Hall Auditorium, 3310 Holdrege St., Lincoln. The free event is open to the public. Snacks will be available for purchase, and parking will be provided in Hardin Hall parking lot. The event is sponsored by the SNR Community Engagement Committee.
Through two new federally funded grants, the High Plains Regional Climate Center and the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will be helping four tribes in South Dakota reduce their climate vulnerability
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Marcos Fernandez Martinez, visiting scientist from the Center for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications with the University of Barcelona, Spain, will present the first CALMIT Seminar at 3 p.m. April 27 in Hardin Hall 901, 33rd and Holdrege streets.
Where did all the sand in the Nebraska Sandhills come from? Why do the Black Hills stick up in the middle of flat lands? Why does the Great Plains tilt downward toward the east? "Great Plains Geology," a new book by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Research Geologist Emeritus Robert Diffendal, answers these questions and many more by digging at the geologic bedrock of the Great Plains.
Michael Forsberg, well-known conservation photographer and Nebraska native, will present the annual 2017 Lavin Memorial Seminar at 2 p.m. April 28 in Hardin Hall Auditorium, 3310 Holdrege St. The seminar is free and open to the public. The Gamma Theta Upsilon international geography honor society induction ceremony will follow the lecture.
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Alumni from the School of Natural Resources are located in all fifty states. The map below shows the breakdown of where they are located within the U.S.
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