DASS Weekly Wrap-Up

Division News

On May 3, the inaugural DASS Inclusivity, Diversity and Equity awards were presented to Keondre Harrison (senior, hospitality management), Anadil Iftekhar (PhD student, rural sociology), Corinne Valdivia and Andrea Woolverton (BS 2002, agricultural economics; PhD 2007, agricultural and applied economics).

CAFNR awarded freshman Emily Gregory, hospitality management, and senior Allie Lock, agribusiness management, with outstanding student recognition this month.    Continue…

DASS Weekly Wrap-Up

Division News

Claire Shipp (senior, agribusiness management) was selected as a 2021 Truman Scholar — one of only 62 in the nation.

Johnette Blair has been awarded the 2021 Graduate Support Staff Award from the Graduate Professional Council. This award honors an outstanding graduate support staff member who goes above and beyond to help graduate students along their educational paths. Continue…

DASS Weekly Wrap-Up

Division News

Earlier this month, Joe Horner received the Dairy Leadership Award from the Dairy Hall of Honors.

Caleb Robertson (2021 MS candidate, agricultural and applied economics) has accepted a position as instructor of agriculture at the College of the Ozarks. Continue…

DASS Weekly Wrap-Up

Division News

On March 19, Maria Kuhns won the division’s first “3-Minute Thesis” competition, hosted by the DASS Graduate Student Association and the Findeis Lunch & Learn Series.

On March 22, Jaime Luke successfully defended her thesis titled “An applied economic analysis of the demand for pork primal cuts.” Scott Brown is her adviser. Continue…