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College Convocation

Dean Wendy Wintersteen welcomed about 100 faculty and staff to the CALS fall convocation Sept. 22.

Medallion Presentation

Jianming Yu, an agronomy professor, was presented the Pioneer Hi-Bred Distinguished Chair in Maize Breeding.

Gene Takle, an agronomy professor, was presented the Pioneer Hi-Bred Agronomy Professorship.

College Awards

Mahdi Al-Kaisi, an agronomy professor, and Jim Dickson, an animal science professor were presented the Dean Lee R. Kolmer Award for Excellence in Applied Research.

Cathy Kling, Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor of Agriculture and Life Sciences and professor of economics, was honored for being awarded membership in the National Academy of Sciences.

New faculty and staff

Faculty and staff who have joined CALS in the last year were recognized in a special convocation booklet.

From left:  Wintersteen, Yu and Kendall Lamkey, chair of the Department of Agronomy

From left: Wintersteen, Takle and Lamkey

From left:  Dickson, Wintersteen and Al-Kaisi

From left:  Wintersteen and Kling