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Jacqueline Janorschke, science and agricultural journalism, was one of five students nationwide to earn a scholarship from the NAFB Foundation. She received the George Logan Scholarship, a $5,000 award.

Science and agricultural journalism student Erica Overfelt has been selected to be a science communication fellow with the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology in Okinawa, Japan. She’ll serve as a fellow from Jan. 1, 2019, to July 2019. Continue…

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Karisha Devlin, ag business extension field specialist in Knox County, was recently selected to receive the Distinguished Service Award from the Missouri Agricultural Extension Professionals group and the National Association of County Agricultural Agents.

The CAFNR Staff Advisory Council honored Carol Swaim with the third-quarter Above and Beyond Award, which recognized Carol’s exceptional service, flexibility and mentorship of undergraduate student workers. Continue…

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The Missouri Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers team received the Vice Chancellor’s Diversity Award: Team at this week’s 2018 MU Extension Summit. Team members were Karen Funkenbusch, Debi Kelly, Patricia Barrett, Michael Gold, Eleazar Gonzalez, Jim Spencer Jr., Darla Campbell, Karisha Devlin and Jeff Samborski.

Michelle Segovia was selected to participate in the CSWEP CeMENT workshop to be held in January. Funded by the American Economic Association, the workshop aims to mentor female faculty in tenure-track positions at PhD-granting economics departments in the U.S.

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Craig Bacon, agricultural education alumnus, was on campus this week as an executive in residence.

The Cambio Center is seeking to hire a coordinator. The position’s responsibilities include Cambio Center outreach, managerial support to the Cambio Center leadership team and coordination and support for grants and center events.

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Emma Boase, Drew Cox, Maria Kuhns and Alex Stichnote earned second place at the recent Food Distribution Research Society Student Marketing Case Competition. For the competition, the student team traveled to Washington, D.C., with adviser Jill Moreland.

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