A decorated day
University Professor of horticulture Gail Nonnecke was one of three faculty to receive Iowa State's first Morrill Professor designation during the annual faculty and staff awards ceremony Oct. 2 in the Memorial Union Sun Room. Here, Nonnecke is congratulated by President Steven Leath (left) and Provost Jonathan Wickert. The Morrill professorship recognizes excellence in teaching in undergraduate, graduate or extension and outreach programs. Other inaugural Morrill Professors are chemistry professor Thomas Greenbowe and Leo Timms, professor of animal science and of veterinary diagnostics and production animal medicine. Approximately 40 faculty and staff members were honored during the ceremony. Photo by Bob Elbert.