September 13, 2017

Tommy Van Norman joins us from Purdue University where he has worked with the Purdue Promise scholarship and support program for the past three years. While working with Purdue Promise, he has coached low-income students from Indiana throughout their college experience. He also served as a co-instructor for the pilot study abroad programs to Spain and Morocco. 

Tommy Van Norman
September 7, 2017

There are thousands of miles between life on a farm in Minnesota and a golf course in California. But for College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) alumnus Mike Tentis ‘86, the ties that bind those two worlds together are strong.

September 7, 2017

Masha Finn will be leaving CFANS. She has accepted a position as a Career Counselor in Hamline University's Career Development Center. Her last day will be Thursday, September 14.

Masha Finn
September 6, 2017

From CFANS Dean Brian Buhr’s outstanding performance at the Agrilympics Milk-Off in the Moo Booth to a long list of dedicated volunteers and department presentations, CFANS offered another strong and compelling presence at the 2017 Minnesota State Fair. 

Brian Buhr and Princess Kay
September 6, 2017

For college students, the connection between coursework and a career can sometimes seem hazy. It’s hard for emerging professionals to imagine how their education will one day be relevant in staff meetings or during sales pitches. The CFANS Mentor Program was created to help ease young adults into the transition between student and professional. The program matches current CFANS students with industry professionals in their chosen career field. Through monthly meetings and a job shadow experience, students catch a glimpse into the professional world. They are given the priceless opportunity to ask questions, network, and observe careers that interest them.

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September 6, 2017

Adam Nance will assume the role of Chief Development Officer in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) effective September 18, 2017.

Adam Nance
August 23, 2017

Jenny Kimball, Ph.D., will assume the role of Assistant Professor of Agronomy and Plant Genetics in the area of cultivated rice breeding beginning on December 4, 2017.

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August 23, 2017

Department of Forest Resources Associate Professor Andrew David has been named director of operations of the Cloquet Forestry Center and Hubachek Wilderness Research Center (CFC/HWRC).

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August 23, 2017

Agriculture education student Harley Braun was recently selected as a national finalist for the National FFA Proficiency Award in Agricultural Education-Entrepreneurship/Placement.

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August 22, 2017

The Cloquet Forestry Center (CFC) played host to forty federal agency foresters this summer for the first of four modules of the National Advanced Silviculture Program (NASP) to become certified silviculturists.

Silviculture at Cloquet Forestry Center



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