The Office of the Provost named Dr. Lara Hansfield and Dr. Aslihan Spaulding winners of the Outstanding University Researcher Award, and Dr. Ama Oforiwaa Aduonum and Tyler Lotz winners of the Outstanding University Creative Activity Award.
The College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) recently hosted its Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, in which seven graduate students from the Department of Agriculture, School of Kinesiology and Recreation, and Department of Technology competed to move on to a university-wide level of competition.
In a time when so many events are being delayed or simply canceled, some Department of Agriculture students were able to take part in an annual event for food and agricultural students from across the United States.
The College of Applied Science and Technology welcomed a wonderful group of new faculty members this year! Some members from the group took the time to answer a series of questions designed to help students and colleagues get to know them better. In this series of new faculty profiles, members of different departments share their background, research interests, hobbies, and more.
Pumpkin. You either love it or you hate it, but you can’t avoid it this time of year.
Please join the director of the Illinois State University Horticulture Center, Jessica Chambers ’93, as she guides guests through the beautiful gardens of the Center in a two-part virtual video series.
Dr. David Kopsell, professor of horticulture, and Dr. LC (Liangcheng) Yang, assistant professor of environmental health, have received a two-year, nearly $150,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA).
Though farmers consider pennycress (Thlaspi arvense) nothing more than a weed, Illinois State Professor of Genetics Dr. John Sedbrook is working to change their perspective—and the plant itself.
It wasn’t long into her teaching tenure at Illinois State University that Dr. Iuliia Tetteh, an assistant professor in the Department of Agriculture, noticed that learning tactics she found interesting and exciting as a student didn’t catch the attention of the young people she was teaching.
The Graduate School launched the GradBird Scholar initiative in September 2019, in an effort to make scholarly research more accessible while honoring the scholarship of Illinois State students.