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Ray Massey recently received the C. Brice Ratchford Memorial Fellowship Award from the University of Missouri System.

In July, the Cambio Center released a report of its contributions to faculty and student development. The report highlights the center’s role in mentoring and building inclusive communities across campus.

On July 13, Meongsu Lee, PhD candidate in agricultural and applied economics, successfully defended his dissertation titled “Three Essays on the Conservation Reserve Program.” Pat Westhoff is his adviser. Continue…

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Effective Sept. 1, Caroline Brock will transfer to the sociology department in the College of Arts and Science.

Brent Carpenter retired from the University of Missouri at the end of May after 29 years of service. Congratulations, Brent, and thank you for your contributions!

Scott Gerlt will join the American Soybean Association in July as a staff economist. Continue…

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Harvey James received the 2020 AFHVS Richard P. Haynes Lifetime Achievement Award in Sustainable Agriculture from the Agriculture, Food & Human Values Society.

Graduate students Barituka Bekee (PhD candidate, agricultural & applied economics) and Emily Miller (MS, rural sociology) were tapped earlier this month into the Rollins Society. Continue…

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The university will honor 2020 graduates with a virtual celebration on May 15-16. Faculty are invited to share a send-off message to 2020 grads in a short video clip. Submit your recording to Amy Moum by 5 p.m. on Friday, May 8.

The next Online Course Design Basics Workshop begins on May 18. This is a 4-week, self-paced online workshop will guide UM System faculty teaching online in Summer 2020 through the process of creating an online course. Continue…

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The Mizzou National Agricultural Marketing Association Competition Team was one of six winners in the National Agricultural Marketing Association Executive Summary competition for 2020, and won the Membership Recruitment Award for their efforts to increase membership in 2019. Annette Kendall, who graduated with a PhD in Agricultural and Applied Economics in 2019 and now serves as Assistant Teaching Professor and Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Trulaske College of Business, is the NAMA advisor. Continue…