CFAES Monthly: October 2016

Welcome to CFAES Monthly, the newsletter for faculty and staff of Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Your story submissions are welcome. Send them to cfaesmonthly@osu.edu.

  1. Americans feel warmer and fuzzier about wild animals -- like sharks, bats and wolves -- than they did four decades ago, according to an article in the

  2. Top 100 grapphic

    According to a 

  3. Sandra Velleman and Alison Pullin at Women in Agribusiness Summit

    A student from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences was the first Ohio State student to apply and be awarded a scholarship for the Women in Agribusiness Summit. 

  4. Former Indiana Senator Richard Lugar used the college's iAgri program as an example of excellence in a recent blog, writing, "We must strengthen foreign universities working on agriculture and increase the human and institutional capacity of universities in food insecure regions."

  5. Three students studying

    Enrollment in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences is holding steady, with 4,150 students for fall semester 2016.

  6. cooperative development center award

    USDA chose the South Centers at Piketon to announce this year's Rural Cooperative Development Grants on Oct. 3. Development centers can use RCDG funds for feasibility studies, strategic planning, leadership and operations training, and business plan development. Recipients are required to

  7. Marching band spells "Thanks" at Buckeye football game

    The college exceeded its "But for Ohio State" campaign fundraising goal of $150 million, bringing in $154,780,237 from 32,875 donors. 

  8. Photo of farmers watching harvest at Farm Science Review

    Sunny skies and warm temperatures ushered in strong attendance at the annual Farm Science Review held Sept. 20-22 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near London, Ohio, which saw some 125,790 visitors over its three-day run.

     
  9. Photo of inductees into Food Science and Technology 2016 Hall of Distinction

    The Department of Food Science and Technology inducted three new members into its Hall of Distinction Sept. 30 during Homecoming festivities. 

  10. People clapping

    "Endowed chairs bring prestige to the work of our faculty, and help retain and attract outstanding talent to the University," wrote Bruce McPheron, executive vice president and provost of The Ohio State University, in an invitation to a celebration for endowed chairs and their donors on Sept. 29

  11. Norman Borlaug in wheat field

    Five faculty, students, and scholars from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) attended the 2016 Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium in Des Moines, Iowa, where the annual World Food Prize was awarded on October 13th.

  12. Peggy Hall photo

    The American Agricultural Law Association (AALA) has honored Peggy Kirk Hall with its Excellence in Agricultural Law Award for Academia during the annual symposium in Oklahoma City on October 6 through 8. 

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