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