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CAFNR. Connected.
Alumni Newsletter // Fall 2018
Connecting with CAFNR (click to read)
Connecting with CAFNR »

CAFNR alumni enjoy getting together for so many great reasons!

Featured Stories
Columns of Pride (click to read)
Columns of Pride »

CAFNR recognizes six alumni with the college’s highest honor

‘Fun’draising for Students (click to read)
‘Fun’draising for Students »

Tiger Classic Golf Tournament brings in $30,000 for scholarship funds and Ag 100 Fund

Forever CAFNR (click to read)
Forever CAFNR »

CAFNR alumni relations interns are vital to alumni events

A Culture of Collaboration (click to read)
A Culture of Collaboration »

World-renowned interdisciplinary plant biology research at Mizzou gets a big boost from new $28.2 million plant growth facility

Alumni Profiles
‘An Invaluable Experience’ (click to read)
‘An Invaluable Experience’ »

Matthew Caldwell credits CAFNR with preparing him for the workforce

CAFNR Launches Career (click to read)
CAFNR Launches Career »

CAFNR alum and host of U.S. Farm Report Tyne Morgan returns to campus to share experience with students

Learning and Pivoting (click to read)
Learning and Pivoting »

Craig Bacon shares tips for success with students as part of the Executive-in-Residence program

Go 'Inside Mizzou'

Join Mizzou Chancellor Alexander N. Cartwright for his weekly podcast/newsletter, “Inside Mizzou,” as he connects with students, faculty, staff and alumni to explore the real stories, real discoveries and real impact of the Mizzou community. Follow “Inside Mizzou” and see previous issues on Mizzou’s website.

Student Spotlight
Following Her Passion (click to read)
Following Her Passion »

Animal Sciences student has made a unique path, with help of her advisors

Like Son (click to read)
Like Son »

Two CAFNR students have a unique bond

Tree Spirited (click to read)
Tree Spirited »

Two students help Mizzou achieve designation

Faculty/Staff Spotlight
CAFNR Welcomes New Faculty (click to read)
CAFNR Welcomes New Faculty »

Our college introduces 23 faculty members this fall

Career Readiness (click to read)
Career Readiness »

Matt Arri helps CAFNR students navigate the process of finding that first job

Strategic Plan Update

We are in the final phase of our strategic planning process. Our strategic priority champions and their teams are crafting the goals and strategies that will drive our college to distinction. We are on track to launch the finalized plan shortly after the first of the year.  To see where we are in the process, go to

CAFNR Briefs
A Central Resource for Biomedical Investigators and Researchers
A Central Resource for Biomedical Investigators and Researchers MU receives $7.2 million for continued operation of National Swine Resource and Research Center. Read more »
Spencer Named Curators Professor
Spencer Named Curators Professor Tom Spencer, animal sciences, given University's highest rank. Read more »
Manufacturing Collaboration
Manufacturing Collaboration Grant to study creating more opportunities for food, beverage and forest product manufacturing in Missouri. Read more »
Supporting Agriculture in Southwest Missouri
Supporting Agriculture in Southwest Missouri New facility will allow Southwest Research Center to meet growing needs. Read more »
Stopping Invasive Species
Stopping Invasive Species Callery pear trees removed from CAFNR Courtyard. Read more »
Managing Nitrogen
Managing Nitrogen Curtis Ransom receives NIFA grant to build upon his doctoral research. Read more »
Regional Honors
Regional Honors Prather, Stacey recognized by prestigious St. Louis science academy. Read more »
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Feb. 23, 2019: CAFNR Unlimited, 6 p.m.