Global Voices Seminars

Bobby Richey Headshot

April 30, 2020 6:00 p.m. CDT (Online)

A Conversation with Bobby Richey of the Foreign Ag Service in Beijing

Join us for a conversation with Minister Counselor for Agricultural Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China, as he discusses his impressive international career, future pathways for students interested in global agriculture and what it was like to be in China during the Covid-19 outbreak.



The Next Generation of Scientific Research: Convening Global Perspectives through Fulbright

Current/Past Fulbright Scholars Panel featuring Gabriela Palomo of Guatemala, Agustín Olivo of Argentina, Kiki Rizki Amalia of Indonesia

Check out the video recap here.
Dr. Jha in a classroom


Connecting Nebraska to the World through Virtual Classrooms

Dipra Jha, associate professor of practice and director of global engagement for the Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management Program

Join us for a discussion about creating global opportunities here in Nebraska for students as Dipra shares about his experience teaching a virtual exchange class, "Three Countries, One Classroom." Check out the video recap here

Our campus is home and host to experts from all over the world. We encourage you to learn from them in the many seminar series happening across the Institute, including:

February 3, 4:00 p.m., Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Hall

Brazilian Neglected Diseases and Zoonosis from a One Health Perspective by Luciana Pires, Visiting Research Scholar, School of Natural Resources; home institution - Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil

*Student luncheon with Luciana: February 4, 12:00 p.m. Nebraska East Union

February 7, 3:30 p.m., Keim Hall 150

Developing Strategies for Improving Abiotic Stress Tolerance of Photosynthetic Apparatus in Crops Grown for Food and Fuels by Katarzyna Glowacka, assistant professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

February 10, 4:00 p.m,. Food Innovation Center (room TBD)

Food Chains of the Future and the New Supply Demand Dynamics by Maria Velissariou, Chief Science and Technology Officer, Institute of Food Technologists

February 14, 11:00 a.m. Entomology Hall 202

Beekeeping in Different Cultures by Bridget Gross, Department of Entomology

March 12, 10:00 a.m. Hardin Hall 901

Charismatic Predators in modern Africa: Spotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta) and human coexistence in the Northern Tuli Game Reserve, Botswana,” Thesis Defense, Jazmin Castillo, School of Natural Resources. 

*Student luncheon with Jazmin: April 15 (Online). Watch the video recap of Jazmin's presentation

April 23, 6:00 p.m. (Watch the video recap.)

International Trade with China in the Age of Covid-19 by David Morfesi, Special Counsel and Director International Trade, MinterEllison (Australia)

April 22, 3:30 p.m. Online

Understand Your Water Resource with Groundwater Modeling by Sorab Panday, GSI Environmental Inc. & University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Postponed to fall semester 2020

Ento-Omics: Elucidating plant defense against insect herbivory with ‘omics" by Prince Kudjoe Zogli, Department of Entomology

International Events for Students

Global Close-Up Luncheons (Online only until fall semester)

Reserve your spot for future luncheons by contacting Tay at

Luciana Pires Visiting Scholar (past)

April 15, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. (online)

Jazmin Castillo Graduating master's student

Guest TBD


"Virtual Karaoke & Dance Night"

April 25, 2020 8:00 p.m. Sign up to perform here by April 22! 

IANR Global/SNR Global Issues Documentary Night

Postponed to fall semester 2020, Hardin Hall Auditorium