Lincoln (Neb.) - Sept. 28, 2000 - The fourth lecture in the Scholarship and Society series at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will be "Agriculture Is Not Just Dirty Hands," beginning at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 12 in the Nebraska Union Auditorium, 1400 R St.
The public lecture will be delivered by Annie King, professor and associate dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of California at Davis. King, who earned her master's and doctoral degrees in food science and nutrition at North Carolina State University, directs the Junior Academic Science Research Achievement Program, the Collegiate Academic Preparatory Science Research Achievement Program, and the California Food and Fiber Futures Project at UCD.
She has held several professional positions with the American Egg Board Technical Advisory Committee, the Institute of Food Technologists, the Pacific Egg and Poultry Association, the Poultry Science Association and the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges. King's primary research interests are in the prevention of lipid oxidation and reduction of cholesterol and its oxides in poultry muscle, eggs and commercial products.
The Scholarship in Society speaker series, sponsored by the UNL Office
of Graduate Studies, is aimed at modeling the myriad career possibilities
available to students upon receipt of a graduate education. The series
includes both scholastic and nonacademic careers, to better represent the
breadth of career opportunities available to graduate students. King's
presentation is co-sponsored by the Institute for Ethnic Studies, African
American and African Studies.
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(402) 472-8514, Fax: (402) 472-7825