Dr. Rachel E. Smith and the School of Kinesiology and Recreation have launched a new mentoring initiative to help prepare Therapeutic Recreation (TR) students for important milestones in their senior year — internships and the national certification exam. After the first year of the program, both mentors and mentees report great experiences in the program.
On December 3, the College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) held its Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is a research communication competition that challenges master’s and doctoral students to describe their research topic and its significance in just 3 minutes to a general audience.
Katherine Robinson, a Department of Agriculture student studying Horticulture, graduated with honors in December, with a 4.0 GPA. She is fascinated with plant consciousness and the differences between how plants and people work, as well as how humans interact with plants.
Gabby Ward is a Department of Agriculture student studying pre-veterinary medicine.
The College of Applied Science and Technology and the Department of Agriculture are sincerely grateful for the recent investment by Compeer Financial that contributed to a complete renovation of the Farm classroom. The ribbon was cut on October 12, 2021, in a formal ceremony attended by representatives of Compeer Financial, the College of Applied Science and Technology, and the Department of Agriculture.
Dr. David Kopsell knows his horticulture students learn best when they engage with the class content and get their hands dirty.
Dr. Aslihan D. Spaulding is part of a national team awarded a $10 million USDA grant to promote alternative systems for agriculture.
United States Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) has awarded a $500,000 grant to a research team led by Dr. Peter Foreman, associate professor in the Department of Management and Quantitative Methods.
Katherine Robinson’s bedroom is lined with a bunch of green houseplants. “I think green plants are cool because I feel like they’re often overlooked. Green is a symbol of life, verdancy, and growth. The human eye can perceive more hues of green than any other color, which I think is cool.” Robinson, a senior horticulture
The College of Applied Science and Technology is excited to invite all alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends to the annual Homecoming tailgate. No registration is required.