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Plant Science Grad Student Sharfadine Selected for Global Crop Loss Program
Sherif Sharfadine, a U of A graduate student, has been selected to participate in the Global Burden of Crop Loss Initiative, which focuses on the impact of pests on food production and availability.
Researchers Receive NSF Funding to Build a Smarter Insect Trap
Researchers Dowling and Luu receive almost $75,000 in funding to create a “Smart Insect Control System” for an Arkansas-Based company.
Scholarship Application Period Open in Bumpers College, Help Desk Sessions Scheduled
The Experience Bumpers College: Scholarship Help Desk is available Friday, Jan. 31, and Tuesday, Feb. 4, to specifically assist students in applying for scholarships.
Grad Student Awarded for Explanation of Scientific Research
Proko won second place in the nationally competitive American Society for Cell Biology annual Elevator Pitch competition.
Fifteen Bumpers College Faculty Members Recognized With Service Awards
Faculty members in U of A's Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences were recognized with service awards at a reception on Sept. 12 at the Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences.
Delgado Gained Plant Path Rice Research Experience as Bollenbacher Scholar Intern
Alejandro Rojas, assistant professor, with the help of a student intern, Laura Delgado, conducted studies this summer to see if specific bacteria can be used to fight certain plant diseases.
Want to Join a Student Club? Need a Major or Minor? Attend Bumpers Bash
Bumpers Bash is open to any student on campus interested in getting involved with a club or organization, or wanting information on majors and minors.
Adair Scholarship Exposes Horticulture's Lancaster to Plant Pathology Research
Amber Lancaster, a Bumpers College senior in horticulture, worked as an Adair Scholar this summer on a project to identify rice cultivars resistant to a bacteria that causes grain and plantlets to rot.
Entomology, Plant Pathology Now One Department in Bumpers College
Entomology students, faculty, and researchers study insects and microbes to better understand interactions between organisms and improve agricultural production systems.
Doctoral Student Fischer Earns ESA Plant-Insect Ecosystem Graduate Award
Hillary Fischer, an entomology doctoral student, has been named winner of the 2019 Plant-Insect Ecosystem Kenneth and Barbara Starks Plant Resistance to Insects Graduate Student Award.