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Perdue says innovation, collaboration key to agriculture’s future

September 7th, 2020

The future of U.S. agriculture is dependent upon research, innovation and collaboration, which together will lead to increased agricultural efficiency and sustainability, as well as development of foods designed to improve human health, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said Sept. 4 during a visit to Nebraska Innovation Campus.

“It’s universities like this that make that happen,” Perdue said.

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NFHC Partners with Nebraska Sorghum Board Competition

August 26th, 2020

The Nebraska Food for Health Center is a partner for the exciting new competition called Catalyst. This is a sorghum based product development competition created by the Nebraska Sorghum Board. This is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs to gain valuable mentorship experience from the associated partners. The Catalyst competition was recently highlighted on Pure Nebraska. You can find more competition details on the competition’s website.

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Agriculture & Health Summit Website Launched

August 26th, 2020

 

Mark your calendars for October 11th – 13th, 2021! Planning is well underway for the Nebraska Food for Health hosted Agriculture & Health Summit that will be held at Nebraska Innovation Campus (NIC) in Lincoln, NE.

 

The Ag Health Summit website has been launched. Visit http://aghealthsummit.com/ to sign up to receive email updates.

 

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Planting innovation: Schnable Lab maintains research momentum

June 9th, 2020

Summertime at Nebraska is officially in full swing — but for Husker faculty and staff members, the hard work of carrying out the university’s mission never stops.

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Nebraska research aims to boost milk as infection fighter

April 22nd, 2020

Milk does a body good, as the saying goes, and Nebraska scientists are exploring how to make it even healthier by enhancing its infection-fighting properties.

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Dr. Hanson to lead division of medical nutrition education

March 17th, 2020

Corrine Hanson, Ph.D., Leuschen Professor for Advancing Research in the Allied Health Sciences in the UNMC College of Allied Health Professions, is the new director for the college's Division of Medical Nutrition Education.

Glenda Woscyna is stepping down after a 20-year tenure as director. Dr. Hanson assumes the new role April 1.

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Cahoon, Kellas, Stroup collect top NU honors

March 3rd, 2020

A trio of University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty have earned the University of Nebraska system’s most prestigious awards for research, creative activity, teaching and engagement.

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NFHC Office Glows Red for Glow Big Red Day

February 13th, 2020

                The Nebraska Food for Health Center office is glowing red in honor of Glow Big Red Day. This is an annual giving event in support of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Huskers are encouraged to Light It, Fly It, Wear It, and Give It during the 24 hour period. You can find out more event details at: https://glowbigred.unl.edu/

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