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Kalaitzandonakes Named Frank Miller Chair of Innovation Studies

Professor of ag and applied economics selected for endowed professorship for collaborative work

Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes, professor of agricultural and applied economics and director of the Economics and Management of Agrobiotechnology Center (EMAC) and the Food Equation Institute in the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, has been named the Frank Miller Chair of Innovation Studies. Kalaitzandonakes was selected for this endowed professorship due to his collaborative work in food,…

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Entrepreneur in Residence

CAFNR alum and successful start-up founder returns to campus to share experiences with students

When Jeff Wasson was a student at the University of Missouri in the early 1990s, there weren’t a lot of courses that focused on his field of interest – entrepreneurship. He said he was honored to come back recently and share some of his experiences in this line of work with current students in the College of Agriculture, Food and…

Taking the Reins

Bill Lamberson named director of Division of Animal Sciences

Bill Lamberson, professor and interim director of the Division of Animal Sciences, has been named the permanent head of the division by Christopher Daubert, Vice Chancellor and Dean of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR). Lamberson’s appointment is effective Nov. 1, 2017. Lamberson has been at the University of Missouri since 1984 – he joined as an…

Tiger in the Wild

CAFNR alum takes top job at New York zoo

In Norah Fletchall’s opinion, Truman the Tiger is the “greatest mascot in the world.“ And that’s not just because she’s a proud alumnae of the University of Missouri – it’s also because she has worked in large cat conservation for many years, as part of her career as, first, a zookeeper at the St. Louis Zoo, and now as President…

CAFNR’s True Tigers

Group promotes student/alumni connections

We always hear that the Ag Alumni Association is the “gold standard” for alumni engagement at the University of Missouri. The Board of Directors of the association have taken that a step further and engaged CAFNR students in a new organization for future alumni. “True Tigers” are student members of the MU Alumni Association. CAFNR is the only college with…

Welcome to CAFNR

Our college introduces 11 new faculty members this fall

Each fall the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources welcomes new faculty members to fulfill teaching, research and extension missions. This fall, CAFNR’s 11 new faculty members are at the forefront in a breadth of fields, including water quality, optoelectrics, sports leadership, reproductive biology, animal movement, energy metabolism in cattle, science communication and more. CAFNR is proud to introduce…

Going Green

SNR researcher studies algal blooms in North American bodies of water 

Lakes are getting greener on a global basis – and in this case, “going green” is not a good thing, said Rebecca North, assistant professor in the School of Natural Resources. The greening of lakes around the world is due to algal blooms, which form in a body of water when sunlight and nutrients like phosphorus and nitrogen combine to…

Catch Up With CAFNR

A photo gallery of CAFNR happenings

  Check out more photos from these events on our Flickr site. What are YOU up to? Send us photos and captions of the events and other happenings in your corner of CAFNR! Just email the information…