We are excited to announce the recipients of this year's CFANS Honors and Awards. All awards were handed out at the CFANS College Assembly on May 9, 2018.
Two candidates have been selected by the search committee for Director of the Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center (MITPPC). All faculty and staff are invited and encouraged to attend seminars offered by the candidates in November.
CFANS student Ariel Garsow, a sophomore food science major, is one of three University of Minnesota students selected for the new Land O’Lakes, Inc. Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders for Food Security fellowship, a unique yearlong internship and development program for 10 students at five universities.
Susan Weller, an entomology professor at the University of Minnesota and director of the Bell Museum of Natural History, was recently elected to be future President of the Entomological Society of America (ESA). She will be vice president-elect in 2015, vice president in 2016, and president in 2017.
Professor Francisco Diez-Gonzalez has accepted the position of Department Head in Food Science and Nutrition, effective July 1. The department is an international leader in education, research and outreach for food and nutrition sciences in the agricultural and health sectors; its specialized laboratories and academic programs are in high demand with students and employers.