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  1. CFAES STARS cohort

    Program propels emerging leaders

    Mar 31, 2022

    A new faculty program for emerging leaders culminated in a forum with participants presenting their personal research program plans for the next five years. 

    SENR faculty members Suzanne Gray and Shoshanah Inwood were both selected and completed the inaugural College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) STARS Program Cohort.

    The CFAES STARS program seeks to propel emerging research leaders – those individuals with the interest, vision, and motivation – to take their research programs to a higher and more collaborative level. 

  2. Renowned soil scientist Rattan Lal is one of Ohio State's most decorated teachers and researchers. (Photo by Jo McCulty, Ohio State Communications)

    Lal to speak at Borlaug Dialogue, receive World Food Prize, and be honored by Ohio State

    Oct 12, 2020

    Rattan Lal, one of the most decorated professors to teach and conduct research at The Ohio State University, will receive the 2020 World Food Prize on Thursday, Oct. 15, during the virtual Borlaug Dialouge streaming from Des Moines, Iowa. That same day, he will also be honored by Ohio State in a virtual ceremony to honor his legacy.

  3. Dr. Mazeika Sullivan has recently been appointed to lead a new Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Task Force for the Society of Freshwater Science (SFS).

    Faculty member appointed to lead new task force for international scientific organization

    Aug 4, 2020

    Dr. Mažeika Sullivan, a faculty member in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University has recently been appointed to lead a new Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Task Force for the Society of Freshwater Science (SFS). This initiative aims to break down barriers for underrepresented groups through a set of intentional and clear actions such as establishing long-term relationships with minority-serving institutions; increasing authorship opportunities for underrepresented scientists; developing a Diversity Mentor program; instituting a JEDI training program for all SFS members; increasing the Society's international profile/membership; and reviewing business practices to increase support of minority-owned businesses. The JEDI Task Force will to work quickly to effect "rapid evolution" in SFS around JEDI issues. Dr. Sullivan was selected to lead this initiative because of his effective and long-term work in broadening participation in science. 

  4. Nick Basta

    Faculty member appointed to national soil science committee

    Jun 8, 2020

    Nick Basta, a faculty member in the School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) has been appointed to the U.S. National Committee for Soil Science (USNC/SS) by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. 

  5. Suzanne Gray, a faculty member in the SENR elected to serve as President-Elect of Ohio Chapter of the American Fisheries Society.

    Faculty Member Elected to Serve in Fisheries Leadership Role

    Feb 8, 2018

    Congratulations to Dr. Suzanne Gray, who was elected to serve as President-Elect for the Ohio Chapter of the American Fisheries Society at this year’s Annual joint meeting of the Ohio Aquaculture Association and the Ohio Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, held on 26–27 January 2018 at the Quest Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio. The mission of the Ohio Chapter of the American Fisheries Society is "to promote conservation of fisheries and aquatic resources by providing information, professional services, and opportunities for aquatic stewardship to Ohio’s fisheries professionals, educators, students, and conservationists."