Professor Lal Receives 2019 Alumni Medalist Award

Oct. 1, 2019
Rattan Lal (shown 2nd from the right) received the 2019 Alumni Medalist Award. A reception was held after the awards ceremony recognizing the honorees at the Longaberger Alumni House.

Congratulations to alumnus and Ohio State Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science Rattan Lal, who received the 2019 Alumni Medalist Award, the single highest honor bestowed by The Ohio State University Alumni Association, Inc., on Friday, Sept. 20 at a ceremony recognizing award honorees.

The Alumni Medalist Award is presented to alumni who have gained national or international distinction as outstanding representatives of their chosen fields or professions, bringing extraordinary credit to the university and significant benefit to humankind.

Read about Lal's passion for scientific research about agriculture, his groundbreaking work on global issues and his ties with Ohio State in "Growing a bright future" by Lynne M. Bonenberger and Todd Jones.