Three students in the School of Environment and Natural Resources have been recognized for their leadership. The Lee Johnston Leadership Award recognizes School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) undergraduate students who demonstrate outstanding student leadership and involvement in the SENR. Recipients receive a framed certificate recognizing their achievements and a scholarship award. We are very excited to recognize and honor our undergraduate student leaders in the School of Environment and Natural Resources.
Jerry Bigham, professor emeritus and former director of the School of Environment and Natural Resources was recognized with the Meritorious Service Award at the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) Alumni Society's annual awards program on March 7, 2020.
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.
Nicole Sintov, assistant professor of behavior, decision making and sustainability in the School of Environment and Natural Resources received the Office of Student Academic Success—Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry 2019 Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award at a luncheon at the Faculty Club on April 24. The award honors individuals who have demonstrated success in mentoring undergraduates in their research and/or creative inquiry endeavors. Undergraduates are invited to submit nominations that describe how their research mentor has supported and inspired them to grow intellectually as a researcher, encouraged and enabled them to reach their future goals and supported and encouraged them on a personal level.
"Healthy Land-Water Systems: Water Quality, Economics, and Human Behavior" won the Multi-disciplinary Team Award at the 2019 CFAES Annual Research Conference on Monday, April 22 at the Nationwide Ohio Farm Bureau and 4-H Center in Columbus, OH.
Accepting the award were team leaders and faculty members at The Ohio State University - Robyn Wilson, School of Environment and Natural Resources; Elena Irwin, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics; and Jay Martin, Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering.