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.
IANR Global Engagement News
- Friday, February 9, 2018
São Paulo Researchers in International Collaboration announces new call for proposalsThe Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) in partnership with São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) announce the call for proposals under the SPRINT initiative - São Paulo Researchers in International Collaboration.
- Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Nebraska faculty selected by São Paulo Research Foundation for collaborative project funding
Two University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty members, Steven Thomas and Chris Calkins, have been selected for funding by the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) in Brazil through the SPRINT initiative - São Paulo Researchers in International Collaboration. The program aims to promote the engagement of U.S. researchers with higher education institutions in the State of São Paulo, Brazil.
- Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Nebraska-Croatia crop research collaboration yields lasting benefitsShared interest in crop research and development helped spark a research collaboration between a University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty member and graduate students and several faculty at the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Zagreb (FAZ), which, among many wide-reaching benefits, just marked the third journal article accepted for publication stemming from the collaborative relationship.
- Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Decade-long research explores solutions to vitamin A deficiency in sub-Saharan AfricaKey findings in a decade-long research project at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln may lead to solutions in sub-Saharan Africa’s challenge with vitamin A deficiency. A team led by Nebraska's Edgar Cahoon, which included scientists from both American universities and research institutes and several abroad, focused on increasing amounts of provitamin A-beta carotene in cassava.
- Thursday, November 30, 2017
Nebraska students and visiting scholars attend World Food Prize
Nine undergraduate College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) students and three visiting Borlaug Fellows attended the 2017 Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium in Des Moines, Iowa, last month, named for famed agronomist, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and “Father of the Green Revolution,” Norman Borlaug.