CFAES Connect : August 2018

  1. Did you know that CFAES holds its own annual hackathon inviting students to generate ideas to revolutionize agriculture?  

  2. CFAES is home to the Food Perception and Liking Laboratory, the only academic lab of its kind in the United States.   The lab is used to explore people’s food and drink preferences - what they like and why - and gives students a chance to lead this exciting research. 

  3. As farm technology advances into robotics and autonomous vehicles, Dr. Scott Shearer, professor and chair of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, shares what's driving these changes and what the challenges are for these advancements. 

  4. Whether you have fond memories of studying at Stone Laboratory as a student or have yet to set foot on the island, you are welcome to come explore! 

  5. The CFAES Alumni Society Board is accepting nominations for the annual CFAES Alumni Awards.  If you know someone who should be considered for this honor, now is the time to nominate them!

  6. Ranging from farm tours to an evening with the Columbus Zoo's Jack Hanna, here are some interesting events coming up that we thought you might like:

Alumni News

  1. The CFAES Alumni Society Board has two great September events in Columbus lined up for their fellow alumni!

  2. Our alumni are out in the world making great things happen.

    Here are some recent newsmakers from The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences:

    Michelle Adkins, BS in Animal Science and MS in Human and Community Resource Development, 1995 & 2001 - Adkins named outreach program coordinator

  3. Andrew Wiley, a 2006 Construction Systems Management alum, and Mike Simpson, a 1968 graduate of the Animal Sciences program, told us about their roommates.

  4. Share with us what surprised you most when you first started at Ohio State.  Was it the astounding array of classes available to you or learning how to do your own laundry?  

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