Oct 31, 2016
The erosion of milk’s reputation as a healthy choice is the biggest issue facing the nation’s dairy industry, said the new dairy chair for The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
“We could survive longer on milk without food, without water, without pizza, than you can survive on anything else,” Rafael Jimenez-Flores said.
Aug 15, 2016
A $5 million gift will extend the outreach arm of The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
The gift creates the Franklin County Extension Building Capital Fund, which will be used for construction and maintenance of new Franklin County Extension offices and learning spaces on Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory.
Waterman, which consists of 261 acres of farmland located northwest of West Lane Avenue and Kenny Road, is designated for a major renovation into a research, learning and outreach hub.
Jun 6, 2016
Food security, along with its impact on families, was the theme of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences annual Dean’s Spring Dinner on May 26.
Building upon The Ohio State University’s recent Buckeye Summit and its focus on food security, the college explained to 225 guests how CFAES is partnering with community and governmental organizations statewide to end food deserts.
Jun 2, 2016
Congratulations and best of luck to Dr. Bruce A. McPheron on his appointment as executive vice president and provost at The Ohio State University on Wednesday, June 1.
Dr. McPheron, who had been serving in that position on an interim basis, was vice president for agricultural administration and dean of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences for three years.
May 9, 2016
Dr. Lonnie J. King will serve as acting vice president for agricultural administration and acting dean of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University provost's office announced today.
Dr. King, who currently serves as special assistant to the provost, takes over for Dr. Ronald L. Hendrick effective May 15, subject to approval by the Ohio State Board of Trustees.
Apr 26, 2016
Amid fresh growth, warming temperatures and Buckeyes Spring football, the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences held its first Alumni Spring Game Tailgate on April 16.
Apr 22, 2016
The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences 63rd annual Recognition Banquet was an evening of ‘Roaring Recognition.’ Held in the Ohio Union Archie Griffin Ballroom on April 7th, the event drew more than 600 attendees —students and their families, college faculty, staff and friends of the college.
Apr 13, 2016
Mobilizing Buckeye Nation to help solve the complex issue of food security, The Ohio State University hosted the Buckeye Summit on April 14 at the Ohio Union.
Described as an interactive town hall meeting, the inaugural event brought together 600 field experts, university leaders, faculty, staff, students and other volunteers from Buckeye Nation to view presentations and find solutions in break-out table discussions.
Small groups reviewed the issue through the following lenses:
Apr 13, 2016
It’s National Volunteer Week!
Apr 5, 2016
On Tuesday, April 5, 2016, our students, faculty, and staff hand-wrote and mailed messages of gratitude to those who have donated to The Ohio State University for a period of more than 10 consecutive years.
Of course, the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Office of Advancement appreciates the generosity of all its donors, some of whom are profiled here.