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. - Among the five outstanding individuals selected to be inducted in the 2018 West Virginia Agriculture and Forestry Hall of Fame are four WVU Davis College graduates and one former faculty member:
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.
A native of Old Fields, West Virginia, Delawder is a proud sixth generation farmer. She established her own sheep and goat operation at the age of 11, and is now part owner of Water Rise Farm, a beef cow-calf, broiler breeders, swine, sheep and goat operation.
Campbell, a native of Earlysville, Virginia, minored in business administration and GIS and was a recipient of the George A. Myles Natural Resources Undergraduate Student Enhancement Grant, which he used to support his work in analyzing the development of Marcellus shale using GIS.
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