Graduate Recognition

  1. Nall Moonilall received the 2019 NACTA Graduate Student Teaching Award.

    Graduate student recognized for teaching

    Jul 25, 2019

    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.

  2. First place poster winner Gretchen Anchor and second place winner Sarah Scott with Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education Gary Pierzynski.

    Graduate Research Poster Wins First Place

    May 8, 2019

    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. 

  3. 2019 Future Leader in Science Award winner Tania D. Burgos Hernández (center) at the US Capitol Building shown with Gary Pierzynski, associate dean for research and graduate education with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and Horticulture and Crop Science undergraduate Rose Vaguedes.

    Graduate Student Wins Future Leader in Science Award

    Mar 19, 2019

    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.

  4. SENR Graduate Students recognized for fisheries achievement.

    Graduate students recognized for fisheries achievement

    Feb 4, 2019

    School of Environment and Natural Resources graduate students Chelsey Nieman and Tiffany Atkinson were recognized at the 79th Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference in Cleveland, Ohio.

  5. Team recognized at the at the 9th International Forum on Food and Nutrition for project to improve the sustainability of our food system.

    Improving the Sustainability of our Food System

    Jan 10, 2019

     - 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.

    The winning project, YES! to participatory agroecology: Farmer-led plant breeding and soil regeneration in southern Belize will amplify scientific collaborations with Maya people. The project creates on-farm trials with dozens of cover crop, legume, and maize varieties; develops multi-species cover cropping practices to improve ecological soil fertility; and promotes farmer exchange of seeds, ideas, and dreams.

  6. Elizabeth Berg named a 2019 finalist for the Knauss Fellowship Program.

    Graduate Student Named Prestigious Knauss Fellowship Finalist

    Jul 16, 2018

    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.