Congratulations to School of Environment and Natural Resources graduate student Joshua T. Fergen, lead author on “"Out Where the West Begins: Measuring Land-Use Preferences and Environmental Attitudes across the Great Plains," and recipient of the 2019 Leslie Hewes Award for best social science paper in Volume 28 of Great Plain Research. Jeffrey B. Jacquet (SENR), Anne Junod (SENR) and Matthew Barnett (alumnus) are co-authors on the paper.
Congratulations Nall Moonilall, who received the NACTA Graduate Student Teaching Award at the Annual Conference of the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture held at the College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls, Idaho with the theme “Connecting to STEM.” The NACTA Graduate Student Teaching Award recognizes and rewards graduate students who excel as teachers in the agricultural disciplines and engaged in classroom instruction.
On Monday, April 22, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) research was on display and celebrated at the Annual CFAES Research Conference. Congratulations to School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) graduate student Gretchen Anchor, who won 1st place in the master's research poster category for, "Impacts of Coyotes (Canis latrans) on White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) Behavior and Mortality in the Chicago Region." Gretchen is advised by SENR professor Stan Gehrt.
The American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) and Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) have named the recipients of the 2019 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Future Leaders in Science Award. Tania D. Burgos Hernández from The Ohio State University is one of 18 graduate student members who received the award in recognition of her interest and engagement in science advocacy. Tania accepted the award at a reception held during the annual ASA, CSSA, & SSSA Congressional Visits Day on March 4, 2019 in Washington, D.C.
- Ohio State graduate student wins international contest to improve the sustainability of our food system -
Henry Anton Peller, a PhD student in the School of Environment and Natural Resources, was recognized on November 28 at the 9th International Forum on Food and Nutrition by BCFN YES! 2018 in Milan, Italy for a project he and University of Edinburgh-Scotland colleague Cathy Smith presented to improve the sustainability of our food system. BCFN YES! is an international contest for young people charged with coming up with practical projects to create a better balance between food sustainability and environmental sustainability.
Congratulations to School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) graduate student Elizabeth Berg, who has been named a finalist for the 2019 class of the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program. Berg will join the 40th class of the prestigious John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, a year-long program that places highly qualified graduate students in host offices in the legislative and executive branches of U.S. government.