CFAES Connect: January/February 2016

Alumni News

  1. Big Ten Ag Alumni Reception
    Monday, March 7, 2016
    6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    CFAES Pre-Reception
    5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    National Press Club (Washington, D.C.)

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  2. The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences invites you to the
    CFAES Alumni Awards Luncheon

    Saturday, March 5, 2016
    The Ohio Union

    Performance Hall • First Floor

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    2016 CFAES Alumni Spring Game Tailgate

    April 16, 2016 ~ 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    Expect many family-friendly activities at this new event on the CFAES Columbus campus, to be

Alumni Spotlight

  1. After having spent most of his life educating impoverished youth amid upheaval in South America, Brother Xavier Eshman “would do it all over again.”

    A degree from The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences led to his adventures in South America. 


  1. FAES scientist Katrina Cornish recently was named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

  2. V.M. “Bala” Balasubramaniam of the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (FABE) recently co-edited a new Springer book called High Pressure Processing of Food: Principles,

  3. Congratulations and best wishes to Ronald Hendrick on his appointment as dean of Michigan State University’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, effective July 1.

  4. Do you know the tax benefits of the IRA rollover? 

    The IRA charitable rollover law allows you to transfer up to $100,000 tax-free directly from an individual retirement account (IRA) to The Ohio State University Foundation without undesirable tax effects.

  5. With 785 locations statewide for instruction, discovery and community outreach, CFAES is making headway on a comprehensive facilities improvements strategy.

    The college is working with Erdy McHenry Architecture on several projects, based on some of the