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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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The Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of the School of Natural Resources. IANR is seeking an innovative, dynamic, and collaborative person who will provide intellectual and strategic leadership for the school. We are looking for a strong leader who understands university teaching, research, and Extension and who will be able to use their knowledge and skills to help the school maximize its impact in each of these areas.

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We offer five undergraduate programs in natural resources and the environment, all of which provide you a high-quality education from down-to-earth, engaging professors.

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Whether you’re looking for a career boost or a change of pace, start your next chapter in one of our graduate programs.

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What makes us different?

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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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We know internships make a difference when applying for jobs, so we offer our own to undergraduate students each year.

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We offer nine student clubs , six study abroads and nearly 20 field research sites for plenty of resume-building opportunities.

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Our 80+faculty and eight research centers answer current questions about climate, plants, animals, water and soil around the state, nation and world with a focus on how what they discovered can be used — because if the science isn’t usable, what’s the point? Dive into our research emphasis areas:

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Study confirms nitrate can draw uranium into groundwater
Study confirms nitrate can draw uranium into groundwater  –   3/22/2023
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Helzer discusses building resilient land with cattle and fire  –   3/21/2023
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Graduate Student Spotlight: Noah Berkowitz  –   3/20/2023
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