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Get to Know Pavel Somavat

Somavat is an assistant professor in both food science and biomedical, biological and chemical engineering

What are your job duties/job responsibilities in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources? I work as an assistant professor in the Division of Food, Nutrition & Exercise Sciences (CAFNR) with a 30% appointment in the Department of Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering (COE). My job responsibilities mainly constitute of teaching and research, and currently I teach a course…

Get to Know Nate Bock

Bock is a system support analyst with CAFNR IT

What are your job duties/job responsibilities in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources? My fellow coworkers and I are what is known as Tier 2 support, although we are 2nd to none. We are where the rubber meets the road so to speak in the University’s DOIT model. We support a variety of technical needs for CAFNR. My…

Get to Know Dale Riley

Riley is the manager of the University of Missouri Beef Research and Teaching Farm

What are your job duties/job responsibilities in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources? I am the manager of the MU beef farm where I tend to the daily care of facilities and livestock, which is challenging because we have cow-calf pairs, feedlots and also feeding trials happening simultaneously. Likewise, there are several acres to tend to including fencing,…

Get to Know Adam Shetley

Shetley is the manager of Foremost Dairy 

What are your job duties/job responsibilities in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources? My job is to manage Foremost Dairy, leading a team of both full time and student employees to accomplish all the tasks involved with being a dairy producer and research center. This includes keeping a strict routine of daily chores, such as milking twice a…

Making CAFNR More Accessible

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

In recognition of October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month, we would like to share some information and resources with our CAFNR community. Helping create a diverse and inclusive community in CAFNR is one of our Strategic Priorities, and inclusion of and accessibility for those with disabilities is something we can all help with! Mizzou has a number of resources…

Cultivating Diversity & Inclusion

Celebrations and discussions are part of this month's activities surrounding diversity and inclusion in CAFNR

Honoring diversity champions The Division of Applied Social Sciences Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (IDE) Awards Ceremony was held earlier this month. The event honored students, faculty and alumni, and was presented by the DASS IDE Awards Committee. Receiving awards were: Keondre Harrison, a senior in hospitality management. For Keondre’s capstone course he was required to preplan, plan, execute and conduct…