Platte earth

An aerial view of the Platte River near Chapman, Nebraska, about 90 minutes west of Lincoln. Chapman is currently contending with a severe drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, a weekly map co-produced by the National Drought Mitigation Center at Nebraska U.

Social media photos of the week

  • The Nebraska Alumni Association shared a scenic view of Chicago captured by Stephanie Gries, who earned her bachelor’s in advertising from Nebraska U back in 2012. Learn more at
  • Huskers recently helped harvest roughly 1,500 plots at the West Central Research, Extension and Education Center near North Platte. “Even though it was hard work, the lab certainly made it a fun day,” said Ryleigh Grove, a freshman in plant biology who’s getting research experience in the lab of James Schnable. Learn more at
  • Students from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications posed for a photo while touring media outlets and agencies on a visit to New York City. Accompanying the students was CoJMC Dean Shari Veil, who shared the photo on Twitter. Learn more at
  • University Housing and Dining Services tweeted a picturesque photo of an autumn day on City Campus. Learn more at
  • Marina Jiménez Caballero, a fifth-year student majoring in biochemistry and nutrition science while also minoring in chemistry and psychology, stands before Memorial Stadium. The Mexican American Student Association shared the photo as part of its MASA Member Monday series. Learn more at
  • Geitner Simmons, a senior writer with the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, didn’t let the cold keep him from enjoying some ice cream at the Dairy Store on East Campus. Learn more at

Did you know that University Communication offers an ever-expanding digital photo archive? Learn more about campus images and how to access them.

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