A longtime West Virginia University professor who has dedicated more than 40 years of his career to teaching, research and service will be honored by the American Society of Animal Science.
West Virginia University alumnus Ronald L. Horst was recognized by the Federation of Animal Science Societies and the American Feed Industry Association with the 2018 AFIA New Frontiers in Animal Nutrition Award. Horst was recognized during the 2018 American Dairy Science Association annual meeting in Knoxville, Tennessee, on June 24.
When it comes to caring for “man’s best friend,” there is an overwhelming amount of information available to dog owners – some good and some bad.
In an effort to make sure canine enthusiasts have access to
the most advanced, modern and scientifically-supported approaches to dog
handling and training, the West Virginia
University Davis College of Agriculture,
Natural Resources and Design has created a new online course available
through WVU Continuing Professional
Charleston, W.Va. - Five individuals will be inducted into the 2018 West Virginia Agriculture and Forestry Hall of Fame during the WVAFHOF annual banquet at Jackson's Mill on Saturday, July 14. Among the honorees, listed below, are three WVU Davis College graduates and one former professor and researcher.
Collins, who also serves as assistant director of the Division of Resource Economics and Management in the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, has authored or co-authored more than six peer-reviewed articles for the journal, having met the requirement to become a Fellow several years ago, according to ARER Managing Editor Dave Abler.
Connor Price and Sean Fasano, both 2017 graduates of the landscape architecture program, earned the second prize award in the urban design category with their capstone project “Almono." Shan Jiang, assistant professor of landscape architecture who advised their work, once again earned the Yuan Ye Excellent Guide Teacher recognition. More than 80 institutions competed in the event.
Plum worked as a lab technician in the WVU Wild Genomics Lab, keeping him extremely involved in undergraduate research. As a recipient of the George A. Myles Natural Resources Undergraduate Student Enhancement Grant and a winner of a National Science Foundation undergraduate research award, he had the opportunity to work closely with a faculty member on genetics research on lake sturgeon and study chemical accumulation in a small shark species, the smooth dogfish, respectively.