Home again: CFAES welcomes Bruce A. 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 ...
Growing numbers: CFAES enrollment up 3.3 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 ...
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 ...
Let's 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 ...
Farmer to 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 ...
Drawing a 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 ...
'CFAES Community Dialogues': New series to look at 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 ...
Ohio allocates $6M to rebuild 'the core of our bioenergy and bioproducts research'
The state of Ohio's Office of Budget and Management has allocated $6 million in emergency funds to assist with the reconstruction of a building at OARDC that was severely damaged by the Sept. 16, 2010, tornado that struck the Wooster campus. The anno ...
Lake's effect on housing prices?
Researchers Mark Partridge, Elena Irwin, and Heather Stephens, all of the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, have found that Lake Erie attracts highly educated people to its communities and that homeowners are will ...
2012 Professional Development Night- Find Your Fit!
The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences hosted the 10 th annual Professional Development night in the Ohio Union Performance hall on October 9, 2012. A total of 239 students, faculty, staff, and industry representatives were in atten ...