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Ricke Receives the National Chicken Council Broiler Research Award

Thursday, July 02, 2020

Steven C. Ricke, director of the Center for Food Safety, will receive National Chicken Council Broiler Research Award at the annual Poultry Science Association virtual meeting this month.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences UA System Agriculture Awards Food Safety Program UA Division of Agriculture

Asmita Singh, Food Science Doctoral Student, Receives Feeding Tomorrow IFT Scholarship

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Asmita Singh, a doctoral student in the Bumpers College food science program, has been selected to receive a Feeding Tomorrow Scholarship.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Awards Department of Food Science

UA System Receives $10 Million Gift to Create Center of Excellence, Endowed Professorship

Monday, June 29, 2020

A $10 million donation to the University of Arkansas System from the Fryar Family Charitable Foundation will be used to create and support a center that will provide analysis and education on issues of price risk management in agriculture, finance and energy.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences UA System Academic Affairs Agriculture Giving Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness UA Division of Agriculture

Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences Student Wins First Place in International Meeting

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Bryan Fuentes, a recent master's graduate in crop, soil and environmental sciences, won first place in the graduate-level oral competition for the Soil Science Society of America's Pedology Division.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Awards International Research and Innovation Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences

Food Science's Hettiarachchy Recognized by Two Professional Organizations

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Navam Hettiarachchy has been honored as a fellow of the International Academy of Food Science and Technology and has been named director of Phi Tau Sigma.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Awards Points of Pride Department of Food Science

Department of Animal Science Sets New High in Number of Veterinary School Acceptances

Friday, June 05, 2020

The Department of Animal Science set a record this year for the number of students accepted into veterinary school with a total of 24 individuals who have already been granted admission.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Academic Affairs Agriculture Points of Pride Department of Animal Science

Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences Doctoral Student Honored With P.E.O. Scholar Award

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Minerva Dorantes, a doctoral student in crop, soil and environmental sciences, is one of 100 doctoral students in the U.S. and Canada selected to receive a $15,000 Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Awards Points of Pride Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences

Saving Pollinators: Bumpers College Student Hutcherson Relocates Bee Swarms

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Caleb Hutcherson, an agricultural economics and agribusiness major in Bumpers College, is a registered beekeeper who relocates bee swarms away from residential areas.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Natural Environment Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Animal Science Graduate Student Awarded Grant to Study Bovine Respiratory Disease in Cattle

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Jianmin Chai was awarded a grant to investigate the respiratory microbiome of beef cattle and the influences on bovine respiratory disease, using next-generation sequencing.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Awards Research and Innovation Department of Animal Science

Four Join Arkansas Academy of Biological and Agricultural Engineers

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

A.J. Kaufman, Leslie Massey, Kathryn McCoy and Rebecca Muenich were inducted into the Arkansas Academy of Biological and Agricultural Engineers.

College of Engineering Agriculture Alumni Awards Engineering Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering
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