Voices of ACES

ACES 2020 award winners
The College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) is happy to announce this year’s recipients of the Hugh Morrison Scholarship, Warren K. Wessels Achievement Award, and Robert M. Harrison Leadership Awards.
By Rylee Sjuts
May 27, 2020
By Katrina Cotten
As a natural resources and environmental sciences major with a concentration in fish, wildlife, and conservation biology, I’m very interested in working with wildlife in the future.

May 19, 2020
By John Searl
As an aspiring corn breeder, a topic I am aware of from both an academic and private business perspective is that of genetic diversity in corn.

May 11, 2020
By Stephanie Henry
Before classes wrapped up, Dawn Bohn, a food science and human nutrition teaching assistant professor had a food safety week in her FSHN 101 class. With students being at home, and for extra credit, Bohn challenged her students to submit photos of themselves engaged in good food safety behaviors.

May 6, 2020
By Alyssa Ramir
The year 2050 is the start of a new phoenix cycle. Our civilization will reinvent itself, much like it has done in previous phoenix cycles like the downfall of the Roman Empire or the renaissance and reformation.

April 29, 2020
By Rachel McGreal
So, online school and quarantine is the “new normal?” Nothing about this situation is normal.

April 22, 2020
By Gregory French
For the entire campus community, the unprecedented and rapid rise of a global COVID-19 outbreak required sweeping adjustments and instantaneous shifts to a new normal. In this time of challenge, uncertainty, and unpredictability, students who were studying abroad over the spring 2020 semester have to display resilience and adaptability on multiple levels. 

April 22, 2020
By Hannah You
Humans have been breeding plants since before recorded human history and have domesticated many of the plants that we rely on in our daily lives today.

April 20, 2020
By Haley Bickelhaupt
Throughout the chaos of the current COVID-19 pandemic, students across the country are quickly adjusting to a different lifestyle: online schooling.

April 15, 2020
By Emily Kinney
Childhood obesity is something that is discussed very frequently. Whether it is about the rise of childhood obesity, how to prevent it, or even what causes it, the topic has been trending for years.