Columbus Dispatch highlights jobs for ag-school graduates

March 13, 2013

Interest in food — safety, availability, environmental impacts — is on the rise, and as a result, so is the demand for college graduates trained in food-, agricultural- and environmental-science disciplines in Ohio and nationwide. 

“Food is in the news,” said Bruce McPheron, the recently appointed dean of Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences.

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Congratulations to Eric Billman, 2012 Golden Opportunities Scholar

Feb. 21, 2013

Congratulations to Eric Billman, who was selected as a 2012 Golden Opportunities Scholar by the Crops Science Society of America (CSSA), American Society of Agronomy (ASA) and Soil Science Society of America (SSSA). There were 20 Scholars selected from within North and central America based on their academic achievements and interest in agronomy, crop and soil sciences. The Golden Opportunity Scholars program encourages talented students to study agronomy, crop and soil sciences while cultivating networks to develop the necessary workforce to sustain the profession.

Ten students win awards at the 2012 Graduate Research Retreat

Oct. 19, 2012

Ten HCS graduate students won awards at the Research Retreat on October 12 and 13 in Columbus. Sixteen students made oral presentations and 10 displayed posters describing results of their research on topics ranging from molecular genetics to food safety to medicinal plants.
The Retreat was organized and conducted by graduate students and was funded in part by contributions from industry and other stakeholders.

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