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  1. Home again: CFAES welcomes Bruce A. McPheron

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/home-again-cfaes-welcomes-bruce-mcpheron

    If you see someone new walking the halls of the CFAES campuses, say hello! Our new vice president for agricultural administration and dean, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, started Nov. 1.  An entomologist by training, Bruce McPh ...

  2. I, Eco-Bot: 4-H holds STEM program

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/i-eco-bot-4-h-holds-stem-program

    Using inch-long "Eco-Bots" made from the head of a toothbrush, a small vibrating motor, and a watch battery, thousands of youth around the U.S. devised ways to clean up a simulated toxic spill on Oct. 10 in the "Eco-Bot Challenge," the ...

  3. Growing numbers: CFAES enrollment up 3.3 percent

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/growing-numbers-cfaes-enrollment-33-percent

      Attracting more students and creating a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students each year has always been one of CFAES's goals, and this year is no exception. Comparing autumn enrollment numbers from 2011 to 2012, undergraduate en ...

  4. Grow your own lettuce in space? Students, researchers build system for NASA

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/grow-your-own-lettuce-in-space-students-researchers-build-system-for-nasa

    Say you're on Mars and you fancy a salad. Unless the Curiosity rover can make an unexpected find of fresh romaine somewhere on the dusty Red Planet, you're looking at a nine-month trip to the nearest produce aisle on Earth. A better option? Grow ...

  5. ATI dedicates new beef cattle handling facility

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/ati-dedicates-new-beef-cattle-handling-facility

    ATI livestock student Emily Painter, pictured right, wielded the scissors at the ribbon cutting for  ATI's new beef cattle handling facility  on Oct. 12. About 100 people attended the program, which showcased the Temple Grandin-designed facility to t ...

  6. Driven to succeed: OARDC-industry partnership is creating new jobs

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/driven-succeed-oardc-industry-partnership-is-creating-new-jobs

    Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee liked what he saw at the Mansfield, Ohio, factory, which was turning a syrupy mix of crop and biodiesel wastes into polyurethane foam. But he was more fascinated by the story of how the factory came to be, in which an Oh ...

  7. Let's talk about hidden bias: CFAES Community Dialogue is Nov. 20

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/lets-talk-about-hidden-bias-cfaes-community-dialogue-is-nov-20

    Hidden bias-- also called automatic, unconscious, or implicit bias-- is the topic of the first CFAES Community Dialogue, to be held via distance on Tuesday, Nov. 20, from 11 a.m. to noon. The program is part of a  new series by the CFAES Diversity Catalys ...

  8. Farmer to farmer: Retired Extension educator volunteers in Mozambique

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/farmer-farmer-retired-extension-educator-volunteers-in-mozambique

    I recently volunteered for another  CNFA Farmer-to-Farmer Program  to assist with agricultural development in an African country. Last year it was in Uganda. This year, it was in Mozambique. My assignment was to assist the Agricultural College of the  Cat ...

  9. Drawing a line in the sand: Keeping clean, green marinas

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/drawing-line-in-the-sand-keeping-clean-green-marinas

    Marina operators, boaters, and other Great Lakes residents are invited to learn about best practices for preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) during a Clean Marina Webinar on Nov. 7 from 2-3:30 p.m. EST. This is the third webinar in a s ...

  10. 'CFAES Community Dialogues': New series to look at diversity, inclusion

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/cfaes-community-dialogues-new-series-look-diversity-inclusion

      The  CFAES Diversity Catalyst Team  is pleased to introduce a new series called "CFAES Community Dialogues." These dialogues are informational sessions led by a member or members of the CFAES Diversity Catalyst Team that will address an aspect ...

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