Science on Display | Bellevue University

Monthly Archives: August 2018

In early 2017, Mike Hamilton, Design Principle at HDR Inc. (an Omaha-based firm specializing in architecture, engineering, environmental and construction services), sat down with Professor John Kyndt from Bellevue University for a dialogue about “how educators are adapting to the ever-changing education landscape.”

In October of 2016 Bellevue University celebrated its 50th anniversary. The Omaha World Herald recorded the event and shared a few stunning photos of the science labs, professors and students, and the John B. Muller Administration Building and grounds.

Taylor Fluellen, a senior, is very passionate about being a shark biologist. She is so enthralled with those mysterious, menacing sea creatures that Taylor spent her final year in the Biology program preparing a research thesis under the direction of Dr. John Kyndt, on the longevity of sharks.

Crosston, Kyndt to Lead Nebraska Academic Decathlon By Dan Silvia, Communications Manager Drs. Matt Crosston and John Kyndt have been named the co-Executive Directors of the Nebraska Academic Decathlon.  Crosston and Kyndt will succeed Dr. John Anstey, a retired professor from the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

A positive attitude and a Bellevue University bachelor’s degree in Sustainability are some great ingredients for starting a business. University graduates Matt Roen and Andy Severson, along with partner Scott Rynders, established Bellevue Produce as a Community-Supported Agriculture endeavor. The results have been some tasty eats and a sustainable business.

“How Worms, Pride, & Politics Lead to Simple Science” presented by Bellevue University’s own Assistant Professor Dr. John Kyndt, a featured speaker at TEDxOmaha 2013. Dr. Kyndt shows in this recording of the event how outside influences can influence scientific research.

Dr. John Kyndt and his student researchers, Suchita Shrestha and Adam Rawson, discuss their experiments using corn stover and algae to develop biofuel.

Science Lab Renovations Expand Opportunities By Dan Silvia, Communications Manager A timed experiment – that’s what you could call the renovation of the science labs in the R. Joe Dennis Learning Center. The desired outcome was the best equipped small science department in the state ready to serve students at the start of the fall term on August 29.

How long have you been at Bellevue University? In various capacities, for three years. What programs/ classes do you teach? I am the laboratory manager/technician/resident science nerd for Natural Sciences in the CST. Tell us about your previous work/schools? I’m a retired US Navy Gunfire Controlman. I worked in defense contracting, industrial engineering, and electronics. I attended a number of fine art and technology related institutions around the planet. I also am somewhat active in the fine… Read More