Wednesday, November 11, 1:00 p.m. CST
Join us for a conversation with Andre Bradley, currently serving in Mexico City as Deputy Director of the Agricultural Trade Office with the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service about his fascinating international career path, how he landed where he did, and what students can do to prepare for a world-impacting career in global agriculture.
Wednesday, November 18, 11:00 a.m. CST
Dr. John Carroll, Professor and Director, School of Natural Resources; Dr. Mary Grace Danao, Research Associate Professor, Food Science and Technology and Dr. Tala Awada, Associate Dean/Associate Director, Agricultural Research Division will speak about how they’ve leveraged their international connections and research collaborations to provide global opportunities for Nebraska students.
Thursday, November 19, 11:00 a.m. CST
Jon Kerrigan, Director of Global Education, CASNR and Brianne Wolf, Global Programs and Outreach Manager, IANR will share how they landed somewhat unexpectedly into global careers, and how students can take advantage of global learning opportunities both in Nebraska and abroad to expand their minds and networks and become more competitive in the job market, wherever they land.
Past Global Voices Seminars
A Conversation with Bobby Richey of the Foreign Ag Service in Beijing
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:
Fall Semester 2020: November 4, 7pm CST
"Roots of Revolution" Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Indigenous Climate Activist and Hip Hop Artist, Presented as part of the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues
Fall Semester 2020: November 5, 12pm CST
"Increasing diversity in agriculture and natural resources: Why does it matter and what is our role?" Dr. Jenny Keshwani and the Cultivate ACCESS Team, Presented by the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Fall Semester 2020: November 12, 7:30pm CST
"Women of Color in STEM" Alicia Johnson, a graduate student in biochemistry; Kleidy Camela, a graduate student in national resources; Kaitlyn Tademy, a graduate student in mathematics; Kilan Bishop, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Miami; and Korie Grayson, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Michigan. Presented by The Association of Students of the University of Nebraska and the Black Student Union
Fall Semester 2020: November 20, 3:30pm CST
"Soil and Nutrient Management in Nebraska Panhandle" Dr. Bijesh Maharjan Part of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture's Fall Seminar Series
Fall Semester 2020: November 30, 3pm CST
"Forage Production Models and Predictions for Semi-Arid Grasslands" Markéta Podebradská Part of the Center for Grassland Studies' Fall Seminar Series
"The Dialogue Project with Arava Institute for Environmental Studies" Guy Yakir and Reema Diab, alumni of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies. Presented by the School of Global Integrative Studies, the Harris Center for Judaic Studies, and the Honors Program
"Hydrogen Biofuel, Catalysts, and Biodegradable Mulch Films Research: Linking Green Chemistry & Engineering" Dr. Sibel Irmak, Research Associate Professor, Presented as part of the Department of Biosystems Engineering Colloquium Series
"The beauty of the dead: Challenges and opportunities for (butterfly) taxonomy in an era of changes" Dr. Blanca Hertas, Visiting speaker, National History Museum, London, Presented as part of the Department of Entomology Seminar Series
"Deciphering plant defense against insect herbivory with ‘omics." Dr. Prince Zogli, Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Entomology, Presented as part of the Department of Entomology Seminar Series
"Digging deeper: persistence and climate sensitivity of deep soil organic matter." Dr. Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, Visiting speaker, University of California-Merced, Presented as part of the School of Natural Resources Seminar Series
"Women Leaders in Water for Food: Empowering Youth Entrepreneurs" Louise Mabulo: Chef, Entrepreneur, Farmer and Global Youth Leader, Presented as part of the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute's Women Leaders in Water for Food series
"Influence of Cover Crop Management Practices on Rainfed Corn Production in Semi-Arid Western Nebraska" Doctoral defense, Alexandre Tonon Rosa, Department of Agronomy & Horticulture
“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
“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
“Food Chains of the Future and the New Supply Demand Dynamics” by Maria Velissariou, Chief Science and Technology Officer, Institute of Food Technologists
“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.
Spring 2020 (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)
“Understand Your Water Resource with Groundwater Modeling” by Sorab Panday, GSI Environmental Inc. & University of Nebraska-Lincoln
International Events for Students
Global Close-Up Chats (Online only until further notice)
Reserve your spot for future chats by contacting Brianne at firstname.lastname@example.org
Next guest TBD
Louse Mabulo Visiting Entrepreneur & Youth Leader (August 2020)
Luciana Pires Visiting Scholar (February 2020)
Jazmin Castillo Graduating master's student (April 2020)
"Virtual Karaoke & Dance Night"
April 25 & July 25. Stay tuned for the next event!
IANR Global/SNR Global Issues Documentary Night
Postponed to fall semester 2020, Hardin Hall Auditorium