Join CALS in celebrating our 2016 faculty and staff honorees on May 4

The CALS community is invited to help celebrate the college’s 2016 CALS staff and faculty honorees, including CALS faculty and staff award winners and faculty awarded professorships during the past year. The awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday, May 4 at 3 p.m. in the Microbial Sciences Building’s Ebling Symposium Center. Following the ceremony, a reception will be held in the Microbial Sciences Building’s first floor atrium.

Excellence in International Activities Award

Pamela Ruegg • Dairy Science

University Staff Awards

Ellen Anlauf • Horticulture
Charles Breneman • Arlington Agricultural Research Station
Bill Omdahl • Nutritional Sciences

Academic Staff Award for Excellence in Leadership

Bernadette O’Rourke • Animal Sciences

Academic Staff Award for Excellence in Research

Sangita Murali • Nutritional Sciences

Academic Staff Award for Excellence in Service

Mark E. Johnson • Center for Dairy Research

J. S. Donald Short Course Teaching Award

Barry Kleppe • School of Veterinary Medicine

Spitzer Excellence in Teaching Award

Sam Butcher • Biochemistry

WALSAA Outstanding Advisor Award

Heidi Goodrich-Blair • Bacteriology

Arthur J. Maurer Extra Mile Award

Tom Crenshaw • Animal Sciences

Pound Research Award

David Pagliarini • Biochemistry

Pound Extension Award

Jeff Sindelar • Animal Sciences

Equity and Diversity Award

Sharon Long • Soil Science

Robert G. F. and Hazel T. Spitze Land Grant Faculty Award for Excellence

Mark Cook • Animal Sciences


Professorships named during the past year:

Ira L. Baldwin Professorship in Bacteriology

Cameron Currie • Bacteriology

Beers-Bascom Professorship in Conservation

Timothy Van Deelen • Forest and Wildlife Ecology

B. Fred Professorship in Bacteriology

Michael Thomas • Bacteriology

Friday Chair for Vegetable Production Research

Amy Charkowski • Plant Pathology

Gottschalk Chair for Cranberry Research

Amaya Atucha • Horticulture

Douglas D. Sorenson Professorship and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor

Ken F. Raffa • Entomology
Laura Kiessling • Biochemistry

William C. Winder Bascom Professorship

James Steele • Food Science

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