Congratulations, 2021-2022 Graduates!

With UMN Commencement on Saturday, May 7, we would like to take a moment to honor and celebrate those who graduated from the Plant Pathology programs (MS or PhD) during the 2021-2022 academic year. 

Congrats to our 2021-2022 academic year graduates!

  • Robert Alvarez-Quinto, PhD
  • Jacob Botkin, MS
  • Rebecca Hall, MS
  • Savana Lipps, MS
  • Mitchell Ritzinger, MS


Several current and former Plant Pathology students walked at the Commencement Ceremony, celebrating either a former or upcoming graduation. 

Walked for Plant Pathology at graduation:

  • Deepak Harith, PhD, graduated 2020
  • Kat Sweeney, PhD, defense forthcoming
  • Dong-gyu Kim, MS, defense forthcoming