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Inside CAFNR
Faculty & Staff Newsletter // December 2018
Feature Story
Returning Home (click to read)
Returning Home »

Kaleigh Summers named CAFNR Alumni Relations and Lead Annual Giving Officer

Catch Up With CAFNR (click to read)
Catch Up With CAFNR »

A photo gallery of CAFNR happenings

Inspirational Impact
A Constant, Guiding Influence (click to read)
A Constant, Guiding Influence »

Marc Linit helped CAFNR through many transitions during his nearly 40-year career at MU

Coming Soon

Campus will be closed for winter break, Tuesday, Dec. 25, through Tuesday, Jan. 1.

Innovative Thinking
A Destructive Bug (click to read)
A Destructive Bug »

Billbugs can cause massive damage to numerous turfgrass species

Collaborator of the Month
Making a Broader Impact (click to read)
Making a Broader Impact »

MU faculty, staff, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows share their research in China

Evidence of Excellence

Ken Schneeberger, director of CAFNR International Programs, received the CAFNR Proud Award at the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Novemberfest event, Friday, Nov. 16. The award recognizes Schneeberger’s 50 years of service to CAFNR and the University of Missouri.

He joined Mizzou in 1968, after finishing his PhD in production economics and agribusiness management at Oklahoma State University. He is a professor emeritus of agricultural economics, and also served as director of CAFNR’s Farms and Centers for 10 years. He has been a mentor to many students and received the CAFNR Teacher of the Year Award in 1979. Schneeberger also received the college’s Frederick B. Mumford Outstanding Faculty Award in 2003. He has been a co-principal investigator on grants totaling more than $9 million.

Don’t forget to submit your recent “Accolades” on the CAFNR website

Personal Connections
After Hours: House for the Holidays (click to read)
After Hours: House for the Holidays »

CAFNR director’s idea has become fun Columbia holiday tradition


This month we recognize the following faculty and staff members for their years of service to Mizzou!

  • Lee Elliott, research specialist senior, School of Natural Resources, celebrated 10 years of service Nov. 1.
  • Harley Naumann, assistant professor, plant sciences, celebrated five years of service Nov. 1.
  • Lindsey Saunders, projects manager, CAFNR International Programs, and coordinator, Cambio Center, celebrated five years of service Nov. 1.
  • Melinda Poole, office support assistant IV, Division of Applied Social Sciences, celebrated 20 years of service Nov. 9.
  • Tina Clark, office support assistant III, Fisher Delta Research Center, celebrated 20 years of service Nov. 11.
  • Lina Pushechnikova, research specialist I, analytical services, celebrated five years of service Nov. 11.
  • Walter Knausenberger, senior regulatory environmental policy advisor, CAFNR International Programs, celebrated five years of service Nov. 15.
  • Laura Gordon, business support specialist senior, Division of Applied Social Sciences, celebrated 10 years of service Nov. 17.