The Role of Water and Food Security in Early Childhood Survival and Development: A Global Perspective
Lecture from April 22, 2014
A Conversation with:
Dr. Chris Elias, president of the Global Development Program, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, residing in Seattle, WA.
Dr. Joan Lombardi, former deputy assistant secretary and inter-departmental liaison for early childhood education, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; national and international expert on early childhood education, residing in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Nurper Ulkuer, former head, Early Childhood Development Unit, and senior adviser for early childhood development, UNICEF, residing in Ankara, Turkey.
Read the full news release: Panelists: "Proper Nutrition, Water, Sanitation Key to Children's Health"
Our Culture War Over Food and Farming
Lecture from February 27, 2014
Speaker: Dr. Robert Paarlberg
Regaining the U.S. Lead in Agricultural and Natural Resources Research and Education
Lecture from January 14, 2014
Part 1. Setting the Stage: The Current Situation
Part 2. Panel Dialogue: What Needs to Happen?
A Conversation with:
Dr. Catherine Woteki, USDA under secretary for research, education and economics
Dan Glickman,, former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
Dr. Philip G. Pardey,professor, University of Minnesota Department of Applied Economics, director of the University's International Science and Technology Practice and Policy Center
Read the full news release: Panel: U.S. Ag Research Spending Lags, But It Must Remain Global Leader
Rural America: New Markets, New Understanding, Unlimited Opportunity
Lecture from November 5, 2013
Speaker: U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack
Read the full news release: Vilsack: Rural America Has Much to Gain but Must Tell Story Better
Beyond GMOs to a More Honest Dialogue about Our Food
Lecture from September 30, 2013
Speaker: Sally Mackenzie, Ralph and Alice Raikes Professor of Plant Sciences, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Read the full news release: UNL Scientist: Genetic Modification One Key Tool for Feeding Growing Population