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Kemper Honor

Trista Strauch selected as 2015 Kemper Fellow

Trista Strauch, assistant teaching professor of animal sciences and fisheries and wildlife sciences in the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, has received one of the 2015 William T. Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence. Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin, Commerce Bank Chairman Jim Schatz and a group of professors, administrators and staff surprised Strauch by honoring her with the Fellowship, which…

‘Teachable Tidbits’ for Better Biology

CAFNR faculty Trista Strauch and Tasia Taxis awarded Education Fellows in the Life Sciences by the National Academy of Science

Captive Wild Animal Management instructor Trista Strauch, along with Tasia Taxis, animal science Ph.D. graduate research assistant, have been named Education Fellows in the Life Sciences by the National Academy of Sciences. This honor comes from having been selected for and participating in the 2013 National Academies Summer Institute on undergraduate STEM education. The fellows attended the summer institute from…

Care of the Wild

CAFNR offers minor in captive wild animal management

Sometimes visitors at the Kansas City Zoo warn Kelsey Goens that there are kangaroos on the loose. She reassures them that no marsupials have escaped.

Award Winning Advising

Trista Strauch wins Outstanding Faculty Academic Advising Award

Trista Strauch, assistant teaching professor of Animal Science and fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, is the 2012 recipient of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Region VII Outstanding Faculty Academic Advising Award. Strauch will be honored at the annual NACADA conference this March in Rogers, Ark.