Congratulations to Dr Nick Christians (OSU Classes of 1977 and 1979, MS and PhD degrees) recipient of the CFAES Distinguished Alumni Award, 2 March 2013.
Dr Christians has made a significant contribution to the field of turfgrass science during his >30 year career. He has 1130 published works, including 128 refereed journal articles, 233 popular publications, 1546 abstracts, and 622 published research reports. He has supervised 53 graduate students (including our own Dr David Gardner!!!). He is a Fellow of the American Society of Agronomy and the Crop Science Society of America. Dr Christians is a faculty at Iowa State University, and in 2000 was recognized as ‘University Professor’