1. HCS Hires Two New Faculty Members

    Aug 22, 2018

    The Department of Horticulture and Crop Science filled new faculty positions this past summer. We welcome Dr. Andrea Gschwend and Dr. Wendy Klooster as part of our research and teaching faculty. Read more about Dr. Gschwend and Dr. Klooster below. Dr. Gschwend will fill the position of Assistant Professor of Crop Molecular Biology and Functional Genetics, while Dr. Klooster will be the new Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, focusing on Horticulture. 


  2. Photo of Hongrui Wang and iCorp Team

    Hongrui Wang recognized as iCorp Team member

    Aug 17, 2018

    I-Corps@Ohio is a program for faculty and graduate students from Ohio universities and colleges. It provides funding and training to help move fundamental research into innovative products and services, using scalable business models that serve as the basis for startup companies.

    The CFAES teams, which will receive $15,000 in funding, include:

  3. John Finer (middle) receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    John Finer receives 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award

    Jun 14, 2018

    Dr. John Finer was awarded the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for In Vitro Biology earlier this month. The Society for In Vitro Biology Lifetime Achievement award, established in 1989, was created in order to recognize outstanding late-career scientists who have made significant contributions to the field of in vitro biology and/or in the development of novel technologies that have advanced in vitro biology.

  4. OARDC SEEDS Grant Awards

    May 16, 2018

    OARDC SEEDS Grant Awards

    The OARDC Research Enhancement Competitive Grants Program is funded by appropriations made to the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) of The Ohio State University. The goal of the SEEDS is to foster research excellence among OARDC-supported scientists and faculty in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

  5. HCS graduate students win Ohio Soybean Council Foundation scholarships

    Apr 11, 2018

    HCS graduate students, Will Hamman and Emma Matcham were each awarded $5,000 from the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation. Both Will and Emma are Masters of Science students working with Dr. Laura Lindsey. Read more about their awards here

  6. PhD student, Nathan Nordstedt, wins scholarship from American Floral Endowment

    Apr 10, 2018

    Horticulture and Crop Science PhD student, Nathan Nordstedt, was awarded this year's Altman Family Scholarship from the American Floral Endowment. The Altman Family Scholarship awards two students an award of $5,000 for one year. To learn more about the scholarship check out the American Floral Endowment's website

    Click here to read an interview with Nathan about his award

  7. Let Happiness Bloom Video wins Grand Prize

    Jan 30, 2018

    HCS graduate students, Jaclyn Fiola and Nathan Nordstedt, won the grand prize for the American Floral Endowment's #FlowerLoveVideoContest. Here are Nathan's words on the experience: 

  8. Strawberry Workshop with Dr. Chieri Kubota

    Jan 16, 2018

    On January 6, 2018, Dr. Chieri Kubota and her lab hosted a strawberry workshop. The workshop covered an overview of the Ohio strawberry industry and breakout sessions consisted of a lecture on off-season greenhouse production and a tour of the strawberry greenhouse. 

    Videos of the lectures can be found here:

  9. HCS Graduate Student, Andika Gunadi named ASPB-Conviron Scholar

    Dec 8, 2017

    PhD student, Andika Gunadi was named an American Society of Plant Biologists - Conviron Scholar. Andika is one of 21 students selected for this honor. From the ASPB website, the ASPB Conviron Scholars program delivers an experience intended to serve as a foundation for a career in plant science.

  10. Phi Alpha Xi Honor Society inducts new members.

    Nov 21, 2017

    Phi Alpha Xi President, Frank Rogers and PAX Vice President Mary Kay Klenkar officiated the PAX Induction Ceremony for 11 new members. Pax Leaders and Chadwick Arboretum are hosting their annual Poinsettia Sale fundraiser, 11/29 and 11/30, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM, Howlett Greenhouses,680 Vernon Tharp St, Columbus, OH 43210. Proceeds raised are used for PAX dues, ceremonies, guest lecture series and travel to deepen their connection to Horticulture.