IANR Global Engagement
Who We Are
The IANR Office of Global Engagement was founded in November 2012. Our mission is to coordinate and expand international programs within IANR. The Office strives to:
- create new international partnerships within IANR,
- foster a learning environment that encourages students to think globally, and
- help recruit international talent to work and study within IANR.
Global Engagement News
- Friday, January 13, 2017
Research Fellowship Program in India: Student OpportunityThe Water Advanced Research and Innovation (WARI) Fellowship Program will award five University of Nebraska-Lincoln students with scholarships to India in 2017, where they will have the opportunity to conduct research at top-level Indian institutions. The application deadline is March 17. IANR Global Engagement is proud to partner with the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute in this work in India where sustainable use of water is of utmost importance to its citizens, the region and ultimately, the world. Read on to learn more about the scholarship and how IANR Global helps support opportunities for global exchange and collaboration.
- Thursday, January 5, 2017
Nebraska Agronomist Ken Cassman Honored by Swedish Academy of SciencesThe Swedish Academy of Sciences has named University of Nebraska-Lincoln agronomist Kenneth Cassman the recipient of the 2017 Bertebos Prize for promoting education and research in the food chain. The academy cited Cassman, the emeritus Robert B. Daugherty Professor of Agronomy at Nebraska and fellow of the University of Nebraska system's Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute, for his key role in developing the concept of ecological intensification of agriculture production. “His extensive scientific production has great importance for applications in agriculture,” the citation stated.
- Friday, November 18, 2016
International Impact Award Spotlight: Thigesh Vather of South AfricaIANR Global Engagement is proud to support and stimulate international collaboration, including assisting with costs faced by international scholars like Thigesh Vather, a doctoral student at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, through our International Impact Awards. Read on to learn about Thigesh's work in Nebraska with faculty member Trenton Franz.
- Thursday, November 17, 2016
USDA Borlaug Fellows Begin University of Nebraska-Lincoln StayUSDA Borlaug Fellows, Keziah Ndungu, of Kenya, and Prudence Lugendo, of Tanzania, arrived in September to begin their fellowship at UNL. Their mentors are Dr. Charles Wortmann and Dr. Tsegaye Tadesse, respectively. The Borlaug program provides UNL faculty with the opportunity to create collaborative research partnerships with talented scholars from developing and middle income nations.
What IANR Global Engagement Means for You
IANR Global Engagement provides resources for faculty and assists with international efforts.