May-June 2013

Feed the Future CGIAR - U.S. Universities Linkage Program

The program supports collaborative research between U.S. and CGIAR scientists in the 7 program areas of the Feed the Future Food Security Innovation Center. The program also funds U.S. university faculty and graduate student exchanges as well as exchanges of USDA and other senior scientists to work on specific research areas. For more information: http://feedthefuture.gov/resource/feed-future-cgiar-us-universities-linkages-program

 

U.S. Fulbright Scholar Opportunities - Europe and Eurasia

Applications for the 2014-2015 academic year are currently being accepted from all levels of faculty and professionals. Currently soliciting applications for a broad range of awards in agriculture for various countries including Russia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Turkey and Austria. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and hold a Ph.D. or appropriate professional/terminal degree at the time of application. Application deadline is August 1, 2013.  For more information: http://www.cies.org/us_scholars/us_awards/

 

Fulbright U.S. - India Initiative

Due to recent expansion of the Fulbright program with India, new grant opportunities through the Fulbright-Nehru program are available for U.S. scholars interested in visiting Indian universities during the 2014-15 academic year. Application deadline is August 1, 2013.  For more information: http://www.cies.org/Fulbright/india/

 

International Scientific Conference - Kyiv, Ukraine

"Earth Bioresources and Environmental Biosafety: Challenges and Opportunities" coordinated by the National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine (NULES of Ukraine), ISU, Humboldt University (Berlin, Germany), and the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations in Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA) will be held November 4-8, 2013, in Kyiv, Ukraine. The conference will also celebrate the 115th anniversary of NULES of Ukraine and the 15th anniversary of GCHERA.

 

CALS Spring Travel Courses

154 CALS students are studying abroad this summer. Of the 154 students, 108 students will study abroad through CALS programs. Specifically, 83 students will study abroad in 7 countries through 7 travel courses, 18 students will do internships in 13 countries, and 7 students will do semester exchange programs in 2 countries. The remaining 46 students will study abroad in 13 countries through non-CALS study abroad programs.  

Country Course Title # of Students Department(s) Group Leader(s)
Ethiopia Ag & Life Sciences Education in Ethiopia 16 Ag Ed/Studies
An Sci
Awoke Dollisso
Christen Jackson
Italy Dean's Global Agriculture & Food
Leadership Program
6 GRS Joe Colletti
Carmen Bain
Sergio Lence
J. Arbuckle
Steven Lonergan
Gretchen Zdorkowski
Shelley Taylor
Peru Multidisciplinary Experiential Study of International
Nutrition in Peru
15 FSHN Cheryll Reitmeier
Grace Marquis
Poland Animal Production Systems in Poland 9 ABE Jacek Koziel
Taiwan International Industrial/Academic
Leadership Experience
5 ABE David Grewell
The Netherlands Study Abroad Program to The Netherlands 24 An Sci
Horticulture
Jack Dekkers
Richard Gladon
Uganda Service Learning in Uganda 8 Horticulture
ABE
NREM
Gail Nonneckee
Tom Brumm
Richard Schultz
Dorothy Masinde

 

Where are CALS Faculty and Staff Traveling?

  • Saul Abarca-Orozco, Sociology, Mexico, research
  • David Acker, CALS Admin, Greece, attend board meeting
  • J. Arbuckle, Sociology, Italy, lead student travel course
  • Raymond Arritt, Agronomy, Austria, Australia, invited presentation/lectures; project collaboration
  • Carmen Bain, Sociology, Italy, lead student travel course
  • Thomas Baum, Plant Pathology, England, invited presentation at international conference
  • Madan Bhattacharyya, Agronomy, Malawi, Borlaug fellow follow-up
  • Denise Bjelland, Global Programs, Ghana, project collaboration
  • Tom Brumm, ABE, Uganda, lead student travel course
  • Jonathan Campbell, Animal Science, Poland, participate in international conference
  • Alicia Carriquiry, Statistics, Ecuador, project collaboration
  • Jodi Cornell, Global Programs, Ecuador, student travel course site visit
  • Joe Cortes, Seed Science, Tanzania, project collaboration
  • Jack Dekker, Agronomy, Italy, research
  • Jack Dekkers, Animal Science, Canada, The Netherlands, attend board meeting; lead student travel course
  • Awoke Dollisso, Ag Ed/Studies, Ethiopia, lead student travel course
  • Murli Dharmadhikari, FSHN, Italy, France, student travel course site visit
  • Lindsay Diers, ABE, Brazil, invited presentation/lectures
  • Kevin Duerfeldt, Horticulture, Virgin Islands, accompany students to EARTH for semester program
  • Jane Dusselier, Anthropology, Sri Lanka, lead student travel course
  • Philip Gassman, CARD, Indonesia, invited presentation at international conference
  • Richard Gladon, Horticulture, The Netherlands, lead student travel course
  • David Grewell, ABE, Taiwan, lead student travel course
  • Dermot Hayes, Economics, China, Governor's delegation to China
  • Emily Heaton, Agronomy, Canada, serve on biofuel management committee
  • Joseph Herriges, Economics, Canada, participate in international conference
  • Erin Hodgson, Entomology, Costa Rica, participate in international conference
  • Steven Hoff, ABE, Brazil, invited presentation at international conference
  • Russell Hoffman, ABE, Brazil, invited presentation/lectures
  • Robert Horton, Agronomy, China, research
  • Christen Jackson, An Sci, Ethiopia, lead student travel course
  • Helen Jensen, Economics, Switzerland, Canada, Germany, invited presentations at international conferences
  • Stephanie Jung, FSHN, Canada, participate in international conference
  • Lee Kilmer, Animal Science, France, student travel course site visit
  • Jacek Koziel, ABE, Kazakhstan, Poland, Czech Republic, teach short course, lead student travel course, invited presentation at international conference
  • Buddhi Lamsal, FSHN, Canada, invited presentation at international conference
  • Sergio Lence, Economics, Italy, lead student travel course
  • Andrew Lenssen, Agronomy, Mozambique, research
  • Ling Li, GCDB, Australia, participate in international conference
  • Ebby Luvaga, Economics, Mozambique, project collaboration
  • John Mabry, Animal Science, England, Canada, China, project collaboration; invited presentation; international conference
  • Ranjan Maitra, Statistics, India, invited presentation at international conference; project collaboration
  • Antonio Mallarino, Agronomy, Argentina, invited presentations at international conference
  • Andrew Manu, Agronomy, Ghana, invited presentations/lectures
  • William Meeker, Statistics, South Africa, invited presentation at international conference
  • Steve Mickelson, ABE, Brazil, invited presentation/lectures
  • David Minner, Horticulture, Virgin Islands, project collaboration
  • Manjit Misra, Seed Science, Ghana, project collaboration
  • Gretchen Mosher, ABE, Brazil, invited presentations/lectures
  • Gary Munkvold, Plant Pathology, France, Italy, invited presentation at international conferences
  • Gail Nonnecke, Horticulture, Uganda, lead student travel course
  • Jill Pruetz, Anthropology, Senegal, research
  • Margaret Pruitt, GDCB, Mexico, participate in international conference
  • Cheryll Reitmeier, FSHN, Peru, lead student travel course
  • Kurt Rosentrater, ABE, Brazil, invited presentation/lectures
  • Max Rothschild, Animal Science, Ethiopia, research
  • Ann Russell, NREM, Costa Rica, research
  • Stephan Schneider, GDCB, Mexico, participate in international conference
  • Richard Schultz, NREM, Uganda, lead student travel course
  • Beatriz Spalding, EEOB, Spain, lead student travel course
  • Kenneth Stalder, Animal Science, England, participate in international conference
  • Brian Steward, ABE, Brazil, invited presentation/lectures
  • Michael Thompson, Agronomy, Costa Rica, research
  • Leo Timms, Animal Science, Kosovo, training
  • Christopher Tuggle, Animal Science, Canada, attend board meeting
  • Nicole Vergara-Lopes, Animal Science, Canada, attend board meeting
  • Maximilian Viatori, Anthropology, Peru, research
  • Zhiyou Wen, FSHN, China, participate in international conference
  • Matthew Wenger, Animal Science, Scotland, participate in international conference
  • Mary Wiedenhoeft, Agronomy, Costa Rica, student recruitment
  • X.B. Yang, Plant Pathology, China, project collaboration
  • Linxing Yao, FSHN, Canada, invited presentation at international conference
  • Curtis Youngs, Animal Science, Peru, Kosovo, student travel course site visit; training
  • Cindy Long Yu, Statistics, Hong Kong, invited presentation at international conference; research

 

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