2017 NAS Annual Meeting - April 21, 2017 at Nebraska Wesleyan University
Presenter checklist for deciding on a collegiate section or general section abstract presentation.
Proposed NAS Constitution - language is changing to reflect NJAS status as its own 501 c 3 non-profit. Previously NJAS was a division of NAS.
Maiben Lecturer -
2017 Maiben Lecturer
Life on Eight Legs - Arachnids as Models for Behavioral Research
Eileen Hebets is a leader in the fields of animal behavior, evolution, and arachnology, with specialized research programs that focus on the evolution and function of animal communication, sensory systems, and mating strategies. Her research combines field work, laboratory-based behavioral assays, electrophysiology and neuroanatomy to address fundamental questions about the diversity of animal life on our planet. She is also a pioneer in formal and informal education and her science education efforts involve the development, testing and refinement of creative approaches to help students of all ages engage and persist in science. Eileen is a Professor in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a Courtesy Faculty in the Department of Entomology. In addition to her numerous roles on university committees, she serves as the Director of the American Arachnological Society and is currently an editor for the journal Ethology.
2017 Nebraska Junior Academy of Sciences State Science Competition
April 20, 2017
Nebraska Wesleyan University
Go to the NJAS page to find out more about the Nebraska Junior Academy of Sciences. Information about regional science fairs is located there as well as a registration form for the regional winners who will be competing at the state level.