Issue: 1999 Awards Issue (2 of 2)

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BIOCHEMISTRY, BIOPHYSICS & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

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Don Beitz (animal science and biochemistry, biophysics & molecular biology)

- Distinguished Achievement in Agriculture Award, Iowa Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta

Herbert Fromm

- Inducted into Iowa Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta

Richard Honzatko

- College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Excellence in Research Award

Ted Huiatt (animal science and biochemistry, biophysics & molecular biology)

- Miller Faculty Fellow, 1999-2000

Alan Myers

- College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Outstanding Teaching at the Introductory Level Award

Charles Stewart (undergraduate)

- Elected national president, Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS)

Bernie White

- University Professor, 1999

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BOTANY

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Joanne Nystrom

- ISU Alumni Association Superior Service Award

Jonathan Wendel

- ISU Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research

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ECONOMICS

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Ag Business Club

- 1st place, Outstanding Chapter Contest, American Agricultural Economics Association

Ron Deiter

- President, Iowa Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta, 1999-2000

Department of Economics

- Outstanding Achievement in Public Issues Education, Farm Foundation and National Public Policy Education Committee

Mike Duffy

- ISU Extension Achievement Award

Mark Edelman

- College of Agriculture Outstanding Young Alumnus Award, Kansas State University

Tim Eggers (extension field specialist)

- ISU Extension New Professional Award

- ISU Extension Achievement Award

Neil Harl

- College of Agriculture Excellence in International Agriculture Award

Phil Hufferd (extension field specialist)

- ISU Extension Excellence in Agricultural Extension Programs Award

Erik Heggen (undergraduate)

- Vice president, North Central Region, Student Section of American Agricultural Economics Association

Robert Jolly

- Recognition for support and contribution to Iowa banking industry and agricultural community, Iowa Bankers Association

James Kliebenstein

- College of Agriculture Outstanding Adviser Award

- 1999 Veishea Faculty Member of the Year, College of Agriculture

Cathy Kling and Jonathan Rubin

- Outstanding Published Research Award, Western Agricultural Economics Association

John Lawrence

- Honorary Master Pork Producer, Iowa Pork Producers Association

- College of Agriculture Team Award (TEAMPork)

- ISU Extension Achievement Award

Kelvin Leibold (extension field specialist)

- ISU Extension Achievement Award

Ralph Mayer (extension field specialist)

- 3 State Communications Awards, National Association of County Agricultural Agents

William Meyers

- Chair, Committee on Professional Relations with Economies in Transition, American Agricultural Economics Association

Giancarlo Moschini and Harvey Lapan

- Honorable Mention, Outstanding Published Research, Western Agricultural Economics Association

Sandra Oberbroeckling

- College of Agriculture Professional & Scientific Award for Achievement and Service

Peter Orazem

- Iowa State Board of Regents Faculty Excellence Award

Todd Sandler

- Quality of Communication Award, American Agricultural Economics Association

- Teaching Award, ISU University Honors Program

Garrett Toay (undergraduate)

- Secretary/treasurer, Student Section of American Agricultural Economics Association

Julie Tritz

- Outstanding Paper Presentation, Association for International Agriculture and Extension Education

- Member, Editorial Board, Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education

- 1st runner-up, Outstanding Poster Presentation (with David Acker), Association for International Agriculture and Extension Education

Noah Wendt (undergraduate)

- Reporter, Student Section of American Agricultural Economics Association

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ENTOMOLOGY

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Jeffrey Beetham and Tom Baker, and Michael Whiteford (anthropology)

- Miller Faculty Fellows, 1999-2000

Anthony Boughton (graduate)

- ISU Graduate College Student Teaching Excellence Award

Joel Coats

- Adjunct professor, Institute of Environmental and Human Health, Texas Tech University

Greg Courtney

- Adjunct professor, Department of Entomology, Clemson University

Entomology Club

- Most Creative Open House, Veishea 1999

Rayda Krell (graduate)

- Herbert Osborn Award for Professional Performance (Master’s Student), Dept. of Entomology

Les Lewis

- USDA-ARS Certificate of Merit

John Obrycki and John VanDyk

- Miller Faculty Fellows, 1999-2000

Larry Pedigo

- University Professor, 1999

Clint Pilcher (graduate)

- Herbert Osborn Award for Professional Performance (Ph.D. Student), Dept. of Entomology

Richard Wilson

- USDA-ARS Certificate of Merit

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FOOD SCIENCE AND HUMAN NUTRITION

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Food Product Development Team

- 2nd place, Student Product Development Competition, Institute of Food Technologists

Food Science & Human Nutrition Club

- Most Educational Open House, Veishea 1999

Earl Hammond

- Fellow, American Oil Chemists’ Society

Suzanne Hendrich and Cheryll Reitmeier

- Miller Faculty Fellows, 1999-2000

Institute of Food Technologists College Bowl Team

- 2nd place, North Central Region College Bowl Competition

Jay-lin Jane

- College of Agriculture Outstanding Achievement in Research Award

Larry Johnson

- Elected to Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry (1 of 4 Americans ever elected to academy)

Pamela White

- ISU Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research

Nita Yusuf (graduate)

- Young Investigator's Poster Competition Award, Central States of Society of Toxicology

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FORESTRY

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David Countryman and Mike Kelly

- 2nd place, Upper Midwest Capstone Report Competition (Forestry 454)

Department of Forestry

- Special recognition for "Stewards of Our Streams" publication, Society of American Foresters

Iowa Buffer Initiative Partnership / Agroforestry Issue Team

- Ada Hayden Conservation Education Award, Iowa Association of Naturalists and Iowa Conservation Education Council

Steven Jungst

- Honorary Professor, National Agricultural University of Ukraine

- Secretary-Treasurer, Iowa Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta, 1999-2000

Harold (Sande) McNabb, Jr. (plant pathology and forestry)

- International Award, University of Nebraska Chapter of International Society Fraternity of Delta Upsilon

Janette Thompson and Steven Jungst

- Miller Faculty Fellows, 1998-99

Mark Vitosh

- ISU Extension New Professional Award

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HORTICULTURE

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Nick Christians

- 1998 Iowa Inventor of the Year, Iowa Intellectual Property Law Association

Eldon Everhart (extension field specialist)

- ISU Extension Achievement Award

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PLANT PATHOLOGY

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Debra Bertrand (undergraduate)

- Lester Earls Award for Undergraduate Research Excellence, ISU Chapter of Sigma Xi

Abe Epstein

- President, ISU Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi

Walber Gavassoni (graduate)

- Selected to present paper (1 of 5 nationally) at I.E. Melhus Graduate Student Colloquium on Plant Disease Epidemiology, American Phytopathological Society

Mark Gleason

- Merit Award, Iowa State Horticultural Society

Lise Marcell (graduate)

- 2nd place, Student Poster Presentation, North Central Division of American Phytopathological Society

Denis McGee

- ISU International Service Award

Harold (Sande) McNabb, Jr. (plant pathology and forestry)

- International Award, University of Nebraska Chapter of International Society Fraternity of Delta Upsilon

Forrest Nutter

- Inducted into Iowa Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta

Dean Reynolds (graduate)

- 2nd place, Graduate Student Paper, Society of Nematologists

Greg Tylka

- Production Research Award, United Soybean Board (with George Kraus, chemistry)

- ISU Extension Meritorious Service Award

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SOCIOLOGY

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Rand Conger

- Fellow, American Psychological Association

Cornelia Flora

- Distinguished Rural Sociologist, Rural Sociological Society

- Director, Northwest Area Foundation

Paul Lasley

- Excellence in Extension and Public Service Award, Rural Sociological Society

Steve Padgitt

- ISU Extension Achievement Award

Betty Wells

- Big XII Faculty Fellowship

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STATISTICS

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Yasuo Amemiya

- College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award

Dianne Cook

- ISU Foundation Award for Early Achievement in Research

Kenneth Koehler

- University Professor, 1999

Bill Meeker

- Professional & Scholarly Publishing Award in General Engineering Category, Association of American Publishers

Jennifer Schumi (graduate)

- 1st place, Student Paper Competition, Section on Statistical Graphics of American Statistical Association

Hal Stern

- Fellow, American Statistical Association

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ZOOLOGY AND GENETICS

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Thomas Ingebritsen

- College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Excellence in Outreach Award

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ADMINISTRATION AND OTHER AWARDS

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Mary Adams, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

- Award of Merit: Annual Report, National Agriculture Marketing Association

- Gold Award: Special Reports, Agricultural Communicators in Education

- Award of Merit: Annual Report, Northeast Iowa Chapter of Women in Communications Inc.

Karen Bolluyt, Ed Adcock, Brian Meyer and Susan Thompson, Ag Information

- Gold Award: Exhibits, Agricultural Communicators in Education

- Bronze Award: Publications, Mid-America District 6 of Council for Advancement and Support of Education

College of Agriculture Student Council

- 1st place, Non-traditional Float, Veishea 1999

Jim McKean, Veterinary Diagnostic & Production Animal Medicine

- College of Agriculture Team Award (TEAMPork)

Brian Meyer, Ag Information

- Silver Award: Writing, Mid-America District 6 of Council for the Advancement and Support of Education

- Silver Award: Writing, Agricultural Communicators in Education

- Bronze Award: Graphic Design, Agricultural Communicators in Education

- Award of Excellence: Brochure, Northeast Iowa Chapter of Women in Communications Inc.

- Award of Merit: Newsletter Article, Northeast Iowa Chapter of Women in Communications Inc.

Laura Miller, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

- Pioneer Award, North Central Region, Agricultural Communicators in Education

David Topel, Dean

- Inducted into Ames Convention and Visitors Bureau Hall of Fame

- Commendation and medal presented by Ukrainian Prime Minister

Victor Udin, International Agriculture Programs

- Honorary Professor, National Agricultural University of Ukraine

Wendy Wintersteen, Extension to Agriculture & Natural Resources

- ISU Extension Achievement Award

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M A R G I N A L I A

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STUDENTS RECOGNIZE HELPFUL FACULTY AND STAFF

At the ISU Student Scholars and Leaders Recognition Ceremony on March 28, students who received honors were asked to name faculty or staff who have been of significant help to them. Those named from the College of Agriculture were: Randall Andreasen and Wade Miller, ag education & studies; Mike Gaul, ag career services; Russ Mullen and Douglas Yarger, agronomy; Jim Dinsmore, animal ecology; Don Beitz, Doug Kenealy, Jim Russell, Brad Skaar, Howard Tyler and Curtis Youngs, animal science; Richard Cronn, Jennifer Owens, Steven Rodermel and Lois Tiffany, botany; Todd Sandler, economics; Wayne Rowley, entomology; Diane McComber, Jennifer Stacy, Wendy White and Lester Wilson, food science & human nutrition; Gail Nonnecke, horticulture; Joan Cunnick and Alan Dispirito, microbiology; Ab Faisal, Clare Hinrichs, Paul Lasley and Kathleen Waggoner, sociology; and Clark Coffman, Warren Dolphin, William Smith and Dan Voytas, zoology & genetics.

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