Faculty Featured: James Steadman
DRY BEANS: nutrition for the world
by KELLI GREEN and JAMES STEADMAN
Dry edible beans are one of the most nutritious foods you can eat, according to James Steadman, head of the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources. High in fiber and protein with a low glycemic index, dry beans are nutritionally competent, contain antioxidants and can be produced throughout much of the world.
Student Featured: Joshua miller, Derek Pruitt
PURSUING A DOCTOR OF PLANT HEALTH DEGREE: the student perspective
by VALERIE KESTERSON, JOSHUA MILLER and DEREK PRUITT
The DPH program includes coursework and experience in agronomy, horticulture, entomology, plant pathology, soil science and weed science. “The ultimate goal of this program is to train people not only to have a background knowledge in different fields, but to have an ability to talk, communicate and collaborate with people of different disciplines,” said DPH student Joshua Miller
Faculty Featured: Gary Hein
ECONOMIC, ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY: Doctor of Plant Health program meets global need
by JESSIE HORN and GARY HEIN
Faculty Featured: Tony Adesemoye
CONTROLLING PATHOGENS IN SOIL: the basics of protecting crops
by JEANNA JENKINS and TONY ADESEMOYE
Winners of the 2016 R. W. Goss Memorial Scholarship
Margarita Marroquin-Guzman under Richard Wilson and Fan Yang under James Alfano wins the 2016 R.W. Goss Memorial Scholarship.
Awardees from APS 2016 North Central Division meeting
Nick Arneson, Nikita Gambhir and Kelsie Musil received Travel Award from 2016 meeting of APS North Central Division.
Kyle Broderick, assistant extension educator in the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Nebraska and coordinator of the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic, wins first place for his Oral Presentation.
Nikita Gambhir, Ph.D. Student under Dr. Sydney Everhart, wins third place for her poster presented.
Kelsie Musil, MS student in Plant Pathology, wins second place for her poster presented.
Josh Miller, Nicole Bacheller received APS Foundation Travel Award
Josh Miller received Browning Plant Medicine and Health Travel Award. This graduate student travel award, established by the generous gift from Past President J. Artie Browning and his wife, Arra, was established specifically to assist graduate students majoring in a doctor of plant medicine or the doctor of plant health program to attend and participate in a professional meeting or conference appropriate to their interests.
Nicole Bacheller received Gustaaf A. and Ineke C. M. de Zoeten Student Travel Award at the annual APS meeting.
Dr. Sydney Everhart awarded APS Foundation Recognition
Dr. Sydney Everhart awarded the APS Schroth Faces of the Future Award in Epidemiology and gave an invited presentation at the Schroth Symposium at the APS national meeting.
Awardees of student travel fund
Guangchao Sun, Josh Miller and Raquel Rocha recieved David H. & Anne E. Larrick Student Travel Fund Award to attend the Annual meeting of Resilience Emerging from Scarcity and Abundance at Phoenis, AZ
Winners of Milton E. Mohr 2016-2017 Fellowship in Agriculture
Margarita Marroquin-Guzman, Joshua Miller, karen Ferreira Da Silva and guangchao Sun were selected for Milton E. Mohr 2016-2017 Fellowship on their academic performance and potential for accomplishments in their specific field.