The Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute supports more than 30 students each year who represent diverse disciplines across all four campuses of the University of Nebraska, all related to improving food and water security for future generations.
Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute supports more than 30 students each year who represent diverse disciplines across all four campuses of the University of Nebraska.
Since it was initiated in 2014, the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute’s student support program has made more than 96 awards to DWFI Faculty Fellows supporting students and invested $3.6 million.
Members of the Husker Venture Fund (HVF), a student-led venture capital fund, awarded their debut investment of $25,000 to startup Sentinel Fertigation and its founder Jackson Stansell.
DWFI would like to extend a congratulations to several DWFI supported student who received degrees this past spring.
Graduate student Caner Zeyrek and his advisor, Troy Gilmore, are learning a lot about Nebraska’s water flows.
A summer irrigation lab and field course led by DWFI Faculty Fellow Derek Heeren helps his students ground their class lessons through in-person farm and industry visits.