GSL Awards, Publications and Contributions

Selby Boerman  Selby Boerman, graduate student working Travis Mulliniks and Mitch Stephenson, recently received the California Cattlemen’s Association Scholarship. Selby is originally from northern California, and received her B.S. degree in Animal Science from California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo.

Jacki Musgrave   John Nollette   Jacki Musgrave and John Nollette both received UNL’s Family and Friends Award. This award recognizes faculty and staff who have made a significant difference in students’ lives. Nominations are submitted by parents, family and friends of students who include a short explanation of why this person was nominated. The nomination is anonymously shared with each recipient and all recipients receive a certificate. The honors provide encouraging feedback to employees about their impact on students, while inspiring positive student and faculty relationships, giving recognition in an area often overlooked by formal rewards systems.

Mitch Stephenson   Travis Mulliniks  Mitch Stephenson (Agronomy and Horticulture) and Travis Mulliniks (Animal Science) were tenured and promoted to Associate Professors effective on July 1.


Ziegler, R. L., J. A. Musgrave, T. L. Meyer, R. N. Funston, E. J. Dennis, K. J. Hanford, J. C. MacDonald, and J. T. Mulliniks. 2020. The impact of cow size on cow-calf and post-weaning progeny performance in the Nebraska Sandhills. Translational Animal Science. Read the full paper at


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