Brian Lower, an associate professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources was presented with the Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching at the 2017 Faculty Awards program and reception held on May 2 at the Wexner Center for the Arts. The award honors faculty members at The Ohio State University for superior teaching.
Congratulations to Lauren Pintor, assistant professor of aquatic ecology in the School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR), who was awarded the Rodney F. Plimpton Outstanding Teacher Award. The Rodney F. Plimpton Teaching Award recognizes excellence in teaching, both in and out of the formal classroom in the College of Food, Agriculture, and Environmental Sciences.
Rattan Lal, director of the Carbon Management and Sequestration Center at The Ohio State University, was honored with the Elsevier Atlas award March 31, for his journal article “Food Security in a Changing Climate," published in the “Ecohydrology & Hydrobiology" journal in April 2013.
Faculty at The Ohio State University were recognized on March 27, 2017 at the Faculty Recognition Reception hosted by President Michael Drake and Senior Vice President for Research Caroline Whitacre. The reception, held at the Faculty Club, honored Ohio State faculty members who received national or international awards during the period 2016-2017. Faculty members whose achievements reached outside or across academic disciplines were also recognized.
Ohio State’s Provost and Executive Vice President Bruce McPheron made a surprise visit to ENR 2100 this semester and presented Brian H. Lower, associate professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources with the prestigious Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching.
Congratulations to Professor Lal. He is recognized as one of Thomas Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers for his contributions to the field of agricultural sciences - 2016 marks his third consecutive appearance on this list of influential scientific minds.
Brian H. Lower, associate professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University, received the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) 2016 Excellence in College and University Teaching Award for Food and Agricultural Sciences at the 129th annual meeting of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities held in Austin, Texas. Lower received the award for the U.S. North Central Region, which includes colleges and universities in IL, IN, IA, KS, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, OH, SD, WI. The award honors individuals who have a sustained pattern of excellence in college and university teaching in the fields of agriculture, natural resources, veterinary science, and/or human sciences. The award is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU).
Congratulations to Ms. Susan Burks (nominated by Gina Volpe, Sphinx) and Dr. Robyn Wilson (nominated by Kathryn Connolly, Mortar Board) for making a difference in the lives of their students. The two were honored at the 26th Annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Reception for Mortar Board Senior Honor Society and Sphinx Senior Class Honorary held last week.
Mazeika Sullivan, associate professor and assistant director, School of Environment and Natural Resources, has been selected for a 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant — specifically, the Fulbright-National University Distinguished Chair in Biodiversity and Sustainable Development award. The award, based at the National University of Colombia, seeks to promote, communicate and exchange new academic and research developments in the fields of biodiversity and sustainability with the goal of developing research collaboration among the academic, scientific and practitioner communities from different fields of knowledge at a national and international level.
Congratulations toMarne Titchenell, a wildlife program specialist in the School of Environment and Natural Resources, who was recently recognized by the Ohio Forestry Association, Inc. for her outstanding effort in the field of conservation education.