The biological systems engineering department recently announced the establishment of its first endowed professorship.
The Impact of Gifts
Agricultural & Applied Economics alum Dr. Robert H. Miller of Alexandria, Virginia (MS ’59, PhD ’67) visited Madison for the inaugural AAE Scholars & Sponsors Lunch to announce his gift of $500,000 to establish the Henry C. Taylor Professorship.
Srinivasan Damodaran, professor of food science, has been appointed to the Owen R. Fennema Professorship in Food Chemistry and was honored at a reception on Friday, Oct. 14.
The Food Research Institute has received a generous donation to establish two endowed graduate fellowships.
The Biochemistry Undergraduate Summer Research Scholarships help undergraduates gain focused, full-time research experience early in their academic careers. The funding is made available to students from generous donations made to the Department of Biochemistry.
Mark Cook, University of Wisconsin – Madison Animal Sciences – Robert G. F. and Hazel T. Spitze Land Grant Faculty Award for Excellence
Thea Whitman, assistant professor of soil science, has been appointed to the O.N. Allen Professorship in Soil Microbiology.
Mehdi Kabbage, assistant professor of plant pathology, has been selected to receive an Elton D. and Carrie R. Aberle Faculty Fellow Award.