Success Stories

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Campaigning Young

Nick Musgrave, a junior from Parkersburg, West Virginia, double majoring in history and political science spent last fall on the campaign trail with Chuck Hassebrook, 2014 Nebraska Democratic candidate for Governor, as the Regional Field Director. Musgrave developed an interest in politics at an early age from his father who also studied political science at

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Agriculture plays a critical role in society, Killefer’s career

“I have always been interested in the sciences for as long as I can remember,” said John Killefer ’84, head of the Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences at Oregon State University. “I had originally intended to pursue medicine, but my interest in research was reinforced through an opportunity to work at the USDA-ARS (United

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Getting the job before the diploma

Johnson, Nebraska-native, Kayla Alberts is scheduled to graduate in May with a degree in economics and accounting. Unlike most college seniors about to finish their fall semester, she has already received and accepted a job offer. Landing a job before graduation has been a huge weight off the shoulders. Alberts said, “It’s a huge stress

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The sounds of Ireland

Ever wondered what Ireland sounds like? Gregory Puckett, a senior from Lincoln, Nebraska, is finding out this month as part of the Hastings College Irish Fellows Program. He’s one of several students taking part in the program, which includes spending a month in Ireland conducting research or exploring issues. The group is based in County

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