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2014 - 2015 Heuermann Lecture Series

"Understanding and Assessing Climate Change:  Implications for Nebraska"

September 25, 2014 at 3:30 p.m.

Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center, 2021 Transformation Drive
3 p.m. reception preceding the lecture

Speaker and Moderator: Donald Wilhite, Emeritus Director and Professor, National Drought Mitigation Center
With panelists Robert Oglesby, Deborah Bathke, and Clinton Rowe, University of Nebraska – Lincoln Professors and authors of Nebraska report

"What Does Agricultural Communication Mean in the 21st Century?"

November 6, 2014 at 3:30 p.m.
Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center, 2021 Transformation Drive
3 p.m. reception preceding the lecture

Moderator: Orion Samuelson, WGN – Chicago
With panelists Barb Glenn, National Association of State Directors of Agriculture;  Kevin Murphy, Food Chain Communications; Marcy Tessman, Charleston-Orwig; Ronnie D. Green, University of Nebraska

"Genetically Modified Animals: the Facts, the Fear Mongering, and the Future"

January 13, 2015 at 7 p.m.
Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center, 2021 Transformation Drive
6:30 p.m. reception preceding the lecture

Speaker: Alison Van Eenennaam, University of California – Davis, 2014 Borlaug CAST Communication Awardee

"Climate Change in the American Mind"

March 10, 2015 at 3:30 p.m.>
Hardin Hall, 33rd and Holdrege
3 p.m. reception preceding the lecture

Speaker: Anthony Leiserowitz, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies


Location Information

The first Heuermann Lecture will take place at Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center; 2021 Transformation Drive

Shuttle Service

There will be free shuttle service leaving Nebraska East Union at 2:45 and 3:00 transporting students to Nebraska Innovation Campus.  Shuttles will be available after the lecture to bring you back to East Campus

Parking at Innovation Campus

Parking is free at Nebraska Innovation Campus on the north side of the Conference Center.


• Take Antelope Valley Roadway to Salt Creek Roadway
• Turn Right onto Salt Creek Roadway
• Continue over bridge until you see Innovation Campus buildings (some still under construction)
• Take your first left onto Transformation Drive (Gate 2)
• 1.5 Blocks then you arrive to the old 4-H Building, now NIC Conference Center. Former Industrial Arts Building will be the first structure you see. It is still under construction.
• Parking is available north of Innovation Campus buildings 
•  Look for courtyard area and look for the "Heuermann Lecture" sign

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