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Inside CAFNR
Faculty & Staff Newsletter // December 2021
Feature Stories
CAFNR Honors Exceptional Alumni (click to read)
CAFNR Honors Exceptional Alumni »

Six of the college‚Äôs outstanding alumni recognized at the 2021 Column Awards ceremony

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

A gallery of CAFNR happenings

Cultivating Diversity & Inclusion

MU African Interdisciplinary Studies Hub promotes interdisciplinary, collaborative research and teaching that contributes to a better understanding of Africa at the University of Missouri. MU Africa Hub has an academic and fiscal home in the College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources under the CAFNR International Programs office (CIP). Africa Hub brings in speakers and showcases films that focus on Africa, as well as promotes academic courses and exchange programs. You can see past speakers and other events on their YouTube channel. Learn more online, follow events on Facebook, and get involved by contacting

CAFNR Community
Q&A with Nathan Hansen (click to read)
Q&A with Nathan Hansen »

Hansen is the senior director for CAFNR Advancement

Coming Soon

CAFNR Commencement is Dec. 18 at 3 p.m. in the Hearnes Center! Visit Mizzou Commencement for up-to-date campus details.

CAFNR Portrait Day: Early next semester, there will be an opportunity for CAFNR faculty, staff and graduate students to have a professional headshot taken. Dates and times are still being finalized. Since Inside CAFNR does not have a January issue, please keep an eye on CAFNR Info for more details, beginning in January!


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

  • Trista Strauch, assistant teaching professor, Division of Animal Sciences, celebrated 10 years of service Nov. 1.
  • Mengshi Lin, professor, Division of Food, Nutrition & Exercise Sciences, celebrated 15 years of service Nov. 20.
  • Neil Fox, professor, School of Natural Resources, celebrated 20 years of service Nov. 28.