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Inside CAFNR
Faculty & Staff Newsletter // December 2019
Feature Stories
Growing CAFNR’s Research Footprint (click to read)
Growing CAFNR’s Research Footprint »

Shibu Jose named associate dean for research and director of the Agricultural Experiment Station

Teaching Excellence (click to read)
Teaching Excellence »

John Tummons earns USDA Teaching Award

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

A photo gallery of CAFNR happenings

Research & Innovation
‘The Pinnacle of My Career’ (click to read)
‘The Pinnacle of My Career’ »

Peter Sutovsky named 2019 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Coming Soon

Approximately 200 CAFNR students graduate tonight as part of fall 2019 commencement ceremonies. The ceremony begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Hearnes Center. Kristy Weber, MD, will serve as the commencement speaker. Dr. Weber is the chief of orthopaedic oncology in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and the director of the Sarcoma Program in Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center. Dr. Weber earned her bachelor’s degree in animal sciences (pre-vet) from Mizzou.

Student Success
Taking Student Recruitment to the Next Level (click to read)
Taking Student Recruitment to the Next Level »

CAFNR Office of Academic Programs strengthens recruitment team with new staff addition

Showcasing Leadership
Lee Miller Receives Donald W. Fancher Provost Award
Lee Miller Receives Donald W. Fancher Provost Award

Lee Miller, associate professor in the Division of Plant Sciences, was honored with the 2019 Donald W. Fancher Provost Award for Outstanding Achievement in Extension and Continuing Education. The award recognizes a faculty member who has made outstanding contributions to Extension and in continuing education efforts of campus. Miller was recognized for his work providing disease diagnosis and control recommendations for turfgrass at the annual University of Missouri Faculty Awards Dinner in fall 2019.

Submit your division’s recent accolades online today.

CAFNR Community
Wild About Trivia (click to read)
Wild About Trivia »

Trivia in the Wild to celebrate 10th anniversary

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

  • Garth Lindner, post doctoral fellow, School of Natural Resources, celebrated five years of service Nov. 1.
  • Gary Tyler, system support analyst-specialist, celebrated 15 years of service Nov. 3.
  • Charles Holtzclaw, farm worker II, Thompson Research Center, celebrated five years of service Nov. 7.
  • Kalayarasi Kumar, chemist I, analytical services, celebrated 20 years of service Nov. 8.
  • Racheal Foster-Neal, office support assistant IV, Forage Systems Research Center, celebrated five years of service Nov. 10.
  • Gary Cunningham, managing engineer, field operations, celebrated five years of service Nov. 21.