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Recent retirements

Best wishes to colleagues who retired from CALS in the second quarter of 2019:

  • Ralph Albrecht, Animal Science
  • Robert Breunig, CALS Agricultural Research Stations
  • Marcin Filutowicz, Bacteriology
  • Randal Jones, Dairy Science
  • Susan Mahr, Horticulture
  • David Mladenoff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
  • Sara Patterson, Horticulture
  • Bethane Rettenmund, Center for Dairy Research
  • Ibrahim Saeed, Plant Pathology
  • Matt Stasiak, Agricultural Research Stations
  • Paul Thompson, Biological Systems Engineering
  • Judith Tonstad, Business Services