Plant Pathology Awards Day 2019
On May 3rd the department celebrated the work of our faculty, staff, and students with our annual awards day. The day not only included an awards ceremony but also featured two undergraduate research presentations. Here is a list of this year's winners:
Ward C. Stienstra and Richard A. Meronuck Graduate Student Travel Awards
This award was established by Professor Emeritus and Retired Extension Plant Pathologist. Dr. Ward C. Stienstra and Dr. Richard A. Meronuck, Extension Plant Pathologist to recognize outstanding graduate student research and to support student participation in professional scientific meetings.
M.F. Kernkamp Fellowship
This fellowship was established in honor of former Professor and Head M.F. Kernkamp.
Fred I. Frosheiser Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of former Professor F.I. Frosheiser.
Dr. John Dueck Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of former alumnus Dr. John Dueck.
Dr. Carl & Johanna Eide Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Carl and Johanna Eide.
Civil Service Award of Excellence
To promote and recognize excellence in job performance among civil service personnel.
Friend of the Department
This award is to recognize persons who may not be alumni of the Department but who have made significant contributions to the welfare of the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Minnesota.
The award is to recognize alumni who have achieved distinction in their profession and who have also made significant contributions to the welfare of the Department of Plant Pathology.
Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Undergraduate Research Presentations
Dante Leyva Lundberg - The Effect of Inoculation Method and Environmental Conditions on Variety Response to Infection by Fusarium virguliforme.
Tyler Hubbard - Loose Smut Development in Oats.