Honors and awards
Schulte Moore receives innovation award
Lisa Schulte Moore, professor of natural resource ecology and management, received the Des Moines Business Record's 2020 innovationENTREPRENEUR Award for her innovations in sustainable agriculture. The award is sponsored annually by the Ivy College of Business. Specifically, Schulte Moore helped develop STRIPS (Science-Based Trials of Rowcrops Integrated with Prairie Strips), which integrates prairie strips with row crop fields to reduce soil loss and improve nearby water quality. Schulte Moore also serves as associate director of the Bioeconomy Institute and director of C-Change (Consortium for Cultivating Human And Naturally reGenerative Enterprises).
Newest P&S CYtation recipients announced
Forty-two professional and scientific (P&S) employees have received 2019 CYtation Awards for their outstanding work and contributions. The awards recognize P&S employees, particularly those who might not otherwise receive public recognition, who go above and beyond the call of duty, do something extraordinarily well, and act in a way that makes a real difference for the institution. The group includes 16 individual CYtation recipients, three employee team recipients and two other individuals who received the Woodin CYtation Award and Outstanding New P&S Council Member CYtation Award. Due to COVID-19 precautions, the annual spring breakfast ceremony to honor CYtation recipients has been postponed to September.
Bagley to direct association's leadership academy
Dr. Rod Bagley, professor and chair of the department of veterinary clinical sciences and co-director of ISU's Emerging Leaders Academy, was named director of the 2020-21 Leadership Academy for the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges. Leadership academy participation is limited to faculty and staff at member institutions.
Bassham named society fellow
Diane Bassham, professor in the genetics, development and cell biology department, was named a fellow of the American Society of Plant Biologists. The award recognizes distinguished and long-term contributions to plant biology and service to the society by members in areas that include research, education, mentoring, outreach and professional and public service.