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Staff Spotlight: Tommi Jones Wednesday, May 11, 2022
About Me
I was born in Salt Lake City Utah and have lived in the states of Utah, Washington, California, Arizona, Indiana and Nebraska, I moved to Lincoln 36 1/2 years ago with my husband and our oldest daughter. I am married to Dr. Steve Jones and we have 4 children with 3 significant others and 2 grandchildren.

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2021-2022 rodeo team (by Lana Hebda)
2022 Nebraska College Rodeo Named Region Rodeo of the Year, Two Qualify for College National Finals Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Two members of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Rodeo team qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) after competing at the 63rd Annual Nebraska Cornhusker College Rodeo on May 6-7. The rodeo was also voted the Great Plains Region Rodeo of the Year by the coaches and captains of all of the region teams.

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Chris Calkins Retirement Reception Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Please join us from 3:00 to 5:00 pm on Thursday, May 26 in the East Campus Union to help celebrate the amazing career of Dr. Chris Calkins.

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Staff Spotlight: Dan Kent Thursday, April 28, 2022
About Me
I grew up in New Jersey where the family farm centered around Christmas trees, sheep, and cattle. I came to Nebraska at 18 to attend UNL, and received a Bachelor's in Mechanized Systems Management. My time spent here was mostly divided between the Rodeo Program, and working for the Ruminant Nutrition department. I currently live in Palmyra with my two dogs named Maggie and Goose.
What is your position in the department?

Research Tech III and Rodeo Advisor.

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Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Karr Thursday, April 14, 2022
About Me
I'm from Normal, Illinois. I grew up on a small acreage in Carlock, IL where we had horses, dogs, and cats. I have a daughter Lauren who is a freshman Environmental Studies major at Illinois Wesleyan University. She runs cross country and track. My area of expertise is Companion Animal Nutrition. I have 2 dogs, 2 cats, 2 rabbits, and a guinea pig. I teach undergraduate classes related to companion animals, freshman orientation, and professional development for animal science.

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Dennis Burson
Dennis Burson Retirement Reception Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Please join us from 4:00 to 6:00 pm on Friday, April 29 in the East Campus Union to help celebrate the amazing career of Dr. Dennis Burson.

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2022 Animal Science Alumni & Service Awards Monday, March 28, 2022

The Department of Animal Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will present four awards of distinction at their Annual Animal Science Alumni & Friends Reunion to be held on April 9. The awards recognize the outstanding accomplishments of undergraduate and graduate alumni, and individuals’ contributions made through their commitment to the department or the animal industry.

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