CFAES Monthly : October 2014

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

College News

  1. CFAES Dean Bruce McPheron speaks from 9-10 a.m. on Oct. 17 in the Ohio 4-H Center and live on YouTube. His focus: Recommendations for charting the college’s future. Here are the details on taking part.

  2. Old friends. New tours. A long-time fall(fest) favorite. And Rutgers’ first-ever Big 10 appearance in Ohio Stadium. Made your plans for the weekend yet?

  3. “We have great opportunities to continue to grow Ohio State ATI,” says Dean McPheron. Here’s how we can do just that.

  4. Updated. Expanded. And newly thoroughly branded. Three good reasons to check it out ...

  5. It’s a “fun, hands-on way to make a difference.” And a chance to work toward keeping people fed. On Nov. 24, three days before Thanksgiving, here’s how you can help.

Diversity Unity Community

  1. You’ll hear about barriers to talking about race. And then you’ll get suggestions — for reflecting, building community, speaking across differences and taking action. Sign up soon. The deadline is Oct. 19.

More College News

  1. Karen Bruns “is a grounded servant leader of community engagement scholarship,” the academy said in honoring her. In all, just 14 scholars, all from public research universities, received the recognition. 

  2. “We want to recognize the women who are often the backbone of agriculture across the state of Ohio,” says Gigi Neal. Here’s how she and her team did it.

  3. Helping clean the Ashtabula River spanned much of Frank Lichtkoppler’s career. Result? Mission accomplished.

  4. Our Livestock Judging Team recently won Pennsylvania’s Keystone International Livestock Exposition for the third year in a row, an Ohio State first. Here’s who led the way.


  1. How will climate change affect the U.S. Navy? How is the Navy preparing for it? On Oct. 16, get answers to those questions and more. Rear Admiral Jonathan White is the keynote speaker.