Catch Up With CAFNR

Just another day at CAFNR! Some of our favorite faculty members got into the Halloween spirit at the Staff Council Chili Luncheon Oct. 12. From left to right: Assistant Dean Bryan Garton; "Pignana" aka Tom McFadden, director of animal sciences; Vice Chancellor and Dean Tom Payne; Hank Stelzer, forestry department head; Jill Findeis, director of applied social sciences; and Mike Collins, director of plant sciences. Thanks to all of them for participating in the costume contest! Dr. Findeis had the good "fortune" of emerging as the winner.

Just another day at CAFNR! Some of our favorite faculty members got into the Halloween spirit at the Staff Council Chili Luncheon Oct. 12. From left to right: Assistant Dean Bryan Garton; "Pignana" aka Tom McFadden, director of animal sciences; Vice Chancellor and Dean Tom Payne; Hank Stelzer, forestry department head; Jill Findeis, director of applied social sciences; and Mike Collins, director of plant sciences. Thanks to all of them for participating in the costume contest! Dr. Findeis had the good "fortune" of emerging as the winner.

Just another day at CAFNR! Some of our favorite faculty members got into the Halloween spirit at the Staff Council Chili Luncheon Oct. 12. From left to right: Assistant Dean Bryan Garton; "Pignana" aka Tom McFadden, director of animal sciences; Vice Chancellor and Dean Tom Payne; Hank Stelzer, forestry department head; Jill Findeis, director of applied social sciences; and Mike Collins, director of plant sciences. Thanks to all of them for participating in the costume contest! Dr. Findeis had the good "fortune" of emerging as the winner.

CAFNR's Litton Leadership scholars. The Litton Leadership Scholars Program focuses on developing the whole student to successfully navigate today’s challenges and tomorrow’s uncertainty.The inaugural Litton Lecture was held Oct. 15. Front row from left to right: Kelsie Lovelace,  Maggie Hardwick, Natoshia Minor, Kaitlin Flick. Second row from left to right: Kent Shikles, Breanne Brammer, Jenny Gann, Courtney Leeper, Clarissa Brown, Shannon Yokley. Back row from left to right:  Monica Campen, Cody Jones, Daniel Bonacker, Kevin Reininger, Aubrey Ellison.

CAFNR's Litton Leadership scholars. The Litton Leadership Scholars Program focuses on developing the whole student to successfully navigate today’s challenges and tomorrow’s uncertainty.The inaugural Litton Lecture was held Oct. 15. Front row from left to right: Kelsie Lovelace, Maggie Hardwick, Natoshia Minor, Kaitlin Flick. Second row from left to right: Kent Shikles, Breanne Brammer, Jenny Gann, Courtney Leeper, Clarissa Brown, Shannon Yokley. Back row from left to right: Monica Campen, Cody Jones, Daniel Bonacker, Kevin Reininger, Aubrey Ellison.

CAFNR's Litton Leadership scholars. The Litton Leadership Scholars Program focuses on developing the whole student to successfully navigate today’s challenges and tomorrow’s uncertainty.The inaugural Litton Lecture was held Oct. 15. Front row from left to right: Kelsie Lovelace, Maggie Hardwick, Natoshia Minor, Kaitlin Flick. Second row from left to right: Kent Shikles, Breanne Brammer, Jenny Gann, Courtney Leeper, Clarissa Brown, Shannon Yokley. Back row from left to right: Monica Campen, Cody Jones, Daniel Bonacker, Kevin Reininger, Aubrey Ellison.

Vice Chancellor and Dean Tom Payne speaks at a ceremony Oct. 12 dedicating the Ag Building's landscape renovation. The event honored those who helped bring the project to reality.

Vice Chancellor and Dean Tom Payne speaks at a ceremony Oct. 12 dedicating the Ag Building's landscape renovation. The event honored those who helped bring the project to reality.

Vice Chancellor and Dean Tom Payne speaks at a ceremony Oct. 12 dedicating the Ag Building's landscape renovation. The event honored those who helped bring the project to reality.

Orion Samuelson, agribusiness director, WGN Radio, gives the inaugural Litton Lecture, Oct. 15 in Monsanto Auditorium. The lecture series remembers Jerry Litton, a CAFNR alumnus who died in an aircraft accident in 1976 after winning a Democratic primary bid for United States Senate.

Orion Samuelson, agribusiness director, WGN Radio, gives the inaugural Litton Lecture, Oct. 15 in Monsanto Auditorium. The lecture series remembers Jerry Litton, a CAFNR alumnus who died in an aircraft accident in 1976 after winning a Democratic primary bid for United States Senate.

Orion Samuelson, agribusiness director, WGN Radio, gives the inaugural Litton Lecture, Oct. 15 in Monsanto Auditorium. The lecture series remembers Jerry Litton, a CAFNR alumnus who died in an aircraft accident in 1976 after winning a Democratic primary bid for United States Senate.

Fred and Donna Martz at Martz’s retirement celebration at Eckles Hall Oct. 19. The couple helped start an endowed scholarship fund to support students in animal science, agronomy, soils and sustainable agriculture programs. Martz is professor emeritus of animal sciences.

Fred and Donna Martz at Martz’s retirement celebration at Eckles Hall Oct. 19. The couple helped start an endowed scholarship fund to support students in animal science, agronomy, soils and sustainable agriculture programs. Martz is professor emeritus of animal sciences.

Fred and Donna Martz at Martz’s retirement celebration at Eckles Hall Oct. 19. The couple helped start an endowed scholarship fund to support students in animal science, agronomy, soils and sustainable agriculture programs. Martz is professor emeritus of animal sciences.

Collaboration abounds at the Staff Council Chili Luncheon! Staff members enjoy a pumpkin decorating contest as just part of the many games and activities.

Collaboration abounds at the Staff Council Chili Luncheon! Staff members enjoy a pumpkin decorating contest as just part of the many games and activities.

Collaboration abounds at the Staff Council Chili Luncheon! Staff members enjoy a pumpkin decorating contest as just part of the many games and activities.