Rattan Lal named UN Global Dryland Champion
CFAES's Rattan Lal has been chosen as one of the first Global Dryland Champions by the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification. The honor, according to a letter by Luc Gnacadja of Benin, the convention's executive secretary, reco ...
CFAES releases new brand guidelines
The first version of the college's brand standards is now available online. Go here and look under Marketing. You will also be able to download the college logo and PowerPoint templates. Communications and Technology is applying university guidelin ...
Giving mosquitoes 'kidney' failure could help fight spread of malaria
A CFAES scientist and his collaborators have discovered a chemical that causes "kidney" failure in mosquitoes, which may pave the way to the development of new insecticides to fight potentially deadly mosquito-transmitted diseases such as malari ...
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CFAES Diversity Catalyst Team wins 2013 Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award
The CFAES Diversity Catalyst Team was awarded the 2013 Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award by the University Senate Committee and the Office of Human Resources. Recognition was awarded to the Team based on demonstrated, significant commitment towar ...
OSU Students Travel to Tampa Bay Aquatic Preserves
In December 2012 a group of OSU students traveled to Tampa Bay Aquatic Preserves to work side-by-side with environmental scientists at Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in Dunedin, FL. This partnership with DEP enabled the Florida faci ...
Dec. 18 Open Doors training: How to recognize, identify, end bias
OARDC, ATI, and the OSU Student Life Multicultural Center are hosting Open Doors training on Dec. 18 in the Fisher Auditorium conference room at OARDC, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. The training is part of the university's commitment to diversity and ...
ATI dedicates new beef cattle handling facility
ATI livestock student Emily Painter, pictured right, wielded the scissors at the ribbon cutting for ATI's new beef cattle handling facility on Oct. 12. About 100 people attended the program, which showcased the Temple Grandin-designed facility to t ...
'CFAES Community Dialogues': New series to look at diversity, inclusion
The CFAES Diversity Catalyst Team is pleased to introduce a new series called "CFAES Community Dialogues." These dialogues are informational sessions led by a member or members of the CFAES Diversity Catalyst Team that will address an aspect ...
Urban farming in a parking lot? See it in action in Wooster
Joe Kovach of Entomology, who is studying the best ways to grow food on old asphalt parking lots, is giving free monthly tours of his test plots this summer. The tours, which are aimed at urban farmers in Cleveland, Columbus, and other cities, are coverin ...