Morrine Omolo, a graduate student in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition, has been awarded a prestigious Faculty for the Future Fellowship from the Schlumberger Foundation. Omolo, a graduate student working with Assistant Professor David Baumler and his lab, will receive a maximum of $50,000 per year for up to five years to continue her education and pursuit of a doctorate degree. She is the first recipient from the U of M.
The Winter 2014 edition of the college's research magazine includes stories about the college's Forever Green initiative, wild grains research, how scientists use phenology to track climate change, and more. Read Solutions
DNA markers allow fruit breeders like Jim Luby and David Bedford to create apple varieties with the right mix of traits to be a winner. But at the end of the day, taste and texture still matter most. See the video
Who’s the typical CFANS student? Well… our students come from farms and the city, they study the environment and business, and they’re learning how to grow plants and animals. They share the desire to address the world’s greatest challenges. Learn more