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  1. Home again: CFAES welcomes Bruce A. McPheron

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/home-again-cfaes-welcomes-bruce-mcpheron

    If you see someone new walking the halls of the CFAES campuses, say hello! Our new vice president for agricultural administration and dean, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, started Nov. 1.  An entomologist by training, Bruce McPh ...

  2. Grow your own lettuce in space? Students, researchers build system for NASA

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/grow-your-own-lettuce-in-space-students-researchers-build-system-for-nasa

    Say you're on Mars and you fancy a salad. Unless the Curiosity rover can make an unexpected find of fresh romaine somewhere on the dusty Red Planet, you're looking at a nine-month trip to the nearest produce aisle on Earth. A better option? Grow ...

  3. I, Eco-Bot: 4-H holds STEM program

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/i-eco-bot-4-h-holds-stem-program

    Using inch-long "Eco-Bots" made from the head of a toothbrush, a small vibrating motor, and a watch battery, thousands of youth around the U.S. devised ways to clean up a simulated toxic spill on Oct. 10 in the "Eco-Bot Challenge," the ...

  4. Growing numbers: CFAES enrollment up 3.3 percent

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/growing-numbers-cfaes-enrollment-33-percent

      Attracting more students and creating a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students each year has always been one of CFAES's goals, and this year is no exception. Comparing autumn enrollment numbers from 2011 to 2012, undergraduate en ...

  5. ATI dedicates new beef cattle handling facility

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/ati-dedicates-new-beef-cattle-handling-facility

    ATI livestock student Emily Painter, pictured right, wielded the scissors at the ribbon cutting for  ATI's new beef cattle handling facility  on Oct. 12. About 100 people attended the program, which showcased the Temple Grandin-designed facility to t ...

  6. 'The Science of Chocolate' and more: 4-H Science Saturdays start soon

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/the-science-chocolate-and-more-4-h-science-saturdays-start-soon

    Youth "learn by doing" in 4-H, and those who attend Ohio 4-H Science Saturdays can explore and experience firsthand the science behind everyday things. This program engages third- to sixth-grade students in hands-on, interactive activities about ...

  7. Stone Lab to partner with BGSU on STEM-related grant

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/stone-lab-partner-with-bgsu-stem-related-grant

    Ohio Sea Grant  and  Stone Laboratory  are partnering with Bowling Green State University on a five-year National Science Foundation project that focuses on teacher professional development and student engagement in science.  Led by BGSU's Northwest ...

  8. Let's talk about hidden bias: CFAES Community Dialogue is Nov. 20

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/lets-talk-about-hidden-bias-cfaes-community-dialogue-is-nov-20

    Hidden bias-- also called automatic, unconscious, or implicit bias-- is the topic of the first CFAES Community Dialogue, to be held via distance on Tuesday, Nov. 20, from 11 a.m. to noon. The program is part of a  new series by the CFAES Diversity Catalys ...

  9. Farmer to farmer: Retired Extension educator volunteers in Mozambique

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/farmer-farmer-retired-extension-educator-volunteers-in-mozambique

    I recently volunteered for another  CNFA Farmer-to-Farmer Program  to assist with agricultural development in an African country. Last year it was in Uganda. This year, it was in Mozambique. My assignment was to assist the Agricultural College of the  Cat ...

  10. Driven to succeed: OARDC-industry partnership is creating new jobs

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/driven-succeed-oardc-industry-partnership-is-creating-new-jobs

    Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee liked what he saw at the Mansfield, Ohio, factory, which was turning a syrupy mix of crop and biodiesel wastes into polyurethane foam. But he was more fascinated by the story of how the factory came to be, in which an Oh ...

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