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2014 Graduate and Undergraduate Research Expo Awards

On March 19 and 21, 2014 research posters were presented by graduate and undergraduate students from all academic units in the College of Agricultural Sciences at the 2014 Annual Gamma Sigma Delta Research Expo.

Our chapter, along with generous support from the Gerald T. Gentry Endowment for Graduate Education, Evans Family Endowment, and Resident Education office of the College, provided for student awards at the Research Expo provided over $3,800 for student awards at the Expo. Dr. Mike Saunders, Immediate Past President organized event. Many thanks to Mike, the student presenters and the judges for making the 2014 Expo a rewarding and successful event. Below are the award winners.

Undergraduate Human and Animal-Related Systems

1st Place:      Hannah Cooper, Veterinary and Biomedical Science

2nd Place:     Amanda Smith, Animal Science

3rd Place:      Sara Mueller, Ecosystem Science and Management

Undergraduate Plant-Related Systems

1st Place:      Jenna Trolio, Environmental Resource Management

2nd Place:     Hunter Swisher, Plant Pathology and Environ. Microbiology

3rd Place:      Chelsea Kyler, Ecosystem Science and Management

Graduate Agricultural Education and International Agriculture

1st Place:      Laura Markham, Food Science

Graduate Biological Sciences

1st Place:      Lillian Moller-Jacobs, Entomology

2nd Place:     Eric O’Neal, Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology

3rd Place:      Karma James, Food Science

4th Place:      Swayamjit Ray, Plant Sciences

Graduate Environmental and Natural Resources Sciences

1st Place:      Julie Weitzman, Ecosystem Science and Management

Graduate Physical and Engineering Sciences

1st Place:      Hasan Coban, Ag and Biological Engineering

Graduate Social Sciences

1st Place:      Esha Zaveri, Ag Economics, Sociology and Education