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The Hub is our Animal Science student center, located in the Animal Science Complex, A214. The Hub’s mission is to facilitate a communal environment to help students make connections and be successful throughout their journey at UNL. The goals of the Hub are to share internship and career opportunities, and provide a conducive space for study and study groups. Available are a group study room, study tables, a microwave, computer for printing, and couches to take a break in between classes or catch up on current events through magazines.
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Meet Your Team

Dr. Lisa Karr

Undergraduate Teaching Coordinator

Dr. Lisa Karr, is an Associate Professor of Animal Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She serves as a faculty advisor and is the undergraduate program coordinator for the Department of Animal Science. Dr. Karr teaches four undergraduate courses, which include Companion Animal Behavior, Introduction to Companion Animals, Companion Animal Nutrition, and Human-Companion Animal Interactions.

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Katie Forrest

Academic Success Coordinator- Graduate Assistant

I am a second year graduate student pursuing a masters in Educational Administration. I am from the Chicago suburbs, I have two cats, and I love running the various races in Lincoln. As the Academic Success Coordinator, I am responsible for the continued and future success of Animal Science students through academic skills coaching, degree and career advising, tutoring and peer mentoring initiatives, and collaborative efforts with the department and campus resources. I serve as a resource for students, professors, and administrators to create a collaborative environment for student success.

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Cassie Kiihne

My name is Cassie Kiihne and I am a senior from Omaha, NE. I am majoring in Animal Science (Companion Animal Option) and minoring in psychology. On campus I am involved in the Cornhusker Marching Band, Big Red Express Pep Band, and Relay for Life. In my free time, I enjoy watching movies, running and biking, and attending Husker sporting events.

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Liz Ruskamp

Hello! My name is Liz Ruskamp. I am a senior Animal Science major with an option in Production Management and a minor in Ag Econ. I am originally from a small farm just outside of North Bend, NE. I have one brother and one super cute one-eyed yellow lab named Jace. One fun fact about me is that since coming to college, I have turned into a runner. I have already completed 10 races, four of which have been half marathons. On campus, I am involved in Block and Bridle, FFA Alumni, Phi Alpha Chi Sorority, and the Newman Center Catholic group. I love meeting new people, so always feel free to come talk to me.

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Study Stops, Connections, and Helpful Links

First-Year Experience & Transition Programs
  • BIOS 101, 213, 214
  • CHEM 109/110, 251/253
  • ENGL 150/151
  • ENGR 100/ALEC 102/ALEC 202
  • LIFE 120/120L
  • LIFE 121
  • MATH 100,101,102,103,104,106,107,208
  • AND MORE...
OASIS Study Studio

The Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services (OASIS) Study Studio is located in the computer lab of the second floor of the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center on main campus. You can study by yourself, work in groups, or meet with a Learning Consultant for additional assistance with homework — for free! For more information, contact Kevin Reese.

Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m., Friday, noon - 3:00 p.m.

Subjects Covered: Biology, Chemistry, Economics, English, Math, Psychology, and Statistics.

Writing Center

At the UNL Writing Center, our undergraduate and graduate Writing Consultants work with writers at all levels, from all disciplines, at all stages of the writing process. Whether you are brainstorming or organizing ideas or polishing a final draft, we look forward to discussing your writing with you. All forms of communication are welcome, from essays, lab reports, and research papers to presentations, speeches, cover letters, and personal statements.

OASIS Study Studio Schedule - East Campus:

Tuesday: 5:00-8:00 p.m. (Residence Hall Massengale) Life 120 , 121; Bio 206; Chem 109, 110, 251 ; Math 100 - 106 Thursday: 500-8:00 p.m. (Residence Hall Massengale) Chem 109 , 110; Life 120, 121 ; AGR 215/315

Military & Veteran Success Center

The Military & Veteran Success Center provides students with opportunities that encourage engagement outside the classroom through advising, career decision-making, financial planning, health services and other personal support resources.