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Department Roundup: Department Roundup 2016 02 11

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  1. Dr. Michael Lilburn was awarded the 2016 Charles Beard Research Excellence Award January 26 from the US Poultry and Egg Association.

  2. We welcome three new additions to the Department of Animal Sciences!

  3. Nominations are now being accepted for the L.E. Kunkle and Waldock Brothers Awards. Awards will be presented at the Evening of Excellence recognition program April 2.

  4. Congratulations to Dr. Selvaraj on his new grant.

  5. Results of the 2016 Animal Sciences Academic Quadrathlon at The Ohio State University are in.

  6. The 2016 Ohio State University Meats Judging Team in the Department of Animal Sciences began a new year of competition January 17th.

  7. The OSU Dairy Judging Team participated in a contest at the Fort Worth Stock Show in Texas on Sunday, January 17.

  8. A number of faculty and students, as well as some other department-related items, have been in the news recently.

  9. The Ohio State University has launched a new online crowdfunding platform for fundraising that will allow donors to give directly to projects that they find compelling.

  10. First Annual CFAES Gender Initiative Symposium
    Tuesday, February 16, 2016 -
    8:30am to 3:00pm

  11. Hu C, Rea C, Yu Z, Lee J. 2016. Relative importance of microcystis abundance and diversity in determining microcystin dynamics in lake erie coastal wetland and downstream beach water. J Appl Microbiol 120(1):138-51.

    Pempek JA, Eastridge ML, Swartzwelder SS, Daniels KM, Yohe TT. 2016.


  1. All OSU Counseling and Consultation Services (CCS) staff were sent home to tele-commute until further notice.The CCS phone line 614-292-5766 remains available for emergency assistance 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.

  2. Did you know that CFAES has hired a counselor to support the needs of their students' mental health?  Dr.

  3. The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has renewed its partnership with and will continue to provide ALL students and faculty the opportunity to