IANR Global Engagement
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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.
IANR Global Engagement News
- Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Nebraska researchers selected by São Paulo Research Foundation for collaborative projectsThree University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) faculty, Mark Wilkins, Troy Gilmore and Gota Morota, have been selected for funding by the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) in Brazil with projects ranging from water management to biomass material development and beef cattle genetics. The program aims to promote the engagement of U.S. and Brazilian researchers to create medium and long term joint research projects.
- Wednesday, March 1, 2017
International, domestic students gather to talk global issuesThe Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources’ (IANR) Global Engagement office, in partnership with the Agricultural Education, Leadership and Communication (ALEC) Department recently gathered students from four countries across multiple continents for a dialogue on pressing global issues. The event was held as part of the Agriculture and Innovation Seminar programming for the Argentina Friends of Fulbright student group in their last week of their stay at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
- 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.