Students Research


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Personnel

John Brian (Brian) Alford
Assistant Professor
Fishery conservation and management

Stephen C. Chmely
Research Assistant Professor
Biomass conversion technologies

Jennifer M. DeBruyn
Associate Professor
Environmental Microbiology

Thomas (Tom) Denes
Assistant Professor
Molecular Microbiology and Bacteriophage

Hao Gan
Assistant Professor
Sensor development & Precision Agriculture

Matthew J. (Matt) Gray
Professor
Amphibians and ranaviruses

Susan Lynne (Sue) Hamilton
Director and Associate Professor

Brent Lamons
Director, Advising

Scott Lenaghan
Assistant Professor

Charles (Charlie) Parker
Director, Construction Science Program

Avat Shekoofa
Assistant Professor
Water Stress and Irrigation of Agronomic Crops

Scott D. Stewart
Professor

John Clinton Stier
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Robert N. (Bob) Trigiano
Professor
Cell/tissue culture of ornamentals

Emily Ruth Urban
Programs Administrator

Brian Whitlock
Assistant Professor
Field Services, Theriogenology

Jacqueline C. (Jacqui) Whittemore
Associate Professor
Internal Medicine

 

News

2019 AgResearch Directorís Awards, 11/5/2019

Faculty 360 | Laura Russo, 10/29/2019

​Tennessee Students Win National Soil Judging Competition​, 4/17/2018

Faculty 360 | Tao Wu, 1/11/2018

Promoting the Responsible Conduct of Research at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, 11/1/2017

Faculty 360 | Jada Thompson, 10/30/2017

UTRF Maturation Funding Program: Open for Submissions, 10/23/2017

Promotion and Tenure 2017, 10/16/2017

Dr. Bree Dell to Speak on Bushmeat in Uganda, 9/19/2017

5 Things You Should Know about the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 8/9/2017

Video


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Biofuel Students 
Someday you could go to college and earn a degree in biofuel production. It's an academic major being developed at the UT Institute of Agriculture.



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UT CASNR Hands-on Learning 
You don't need to be inside four walls to learn. That's the training students at UT's Institute of Agriculture often receive - in barns, fields and outdoor laboratories.


 

Recent Publications

Natural resource college students' attitude towards assessment structure: A comparison of low- and high-stake assessments.  Poudyal, N. C., and G. T. Green.  2019.  NACTA Journal, Accepted.

CEA in the classroom: Connecting secondary students to agricultural career possibilities.  Bumgarner, N. R., J. K. Richards, C. A. Stephens, D. J. Sarver, and J. Swart.  2018.  HortScience, 53:SX.

Flipping an agricultural education methods course from the studentsí perspective.  Conner, N. W., C. T. Stripling, S. Tomas, D. Fennewald, and B. Foster.  2018.  Journal of Human Sciences and Extension.

Engaging undergraduate honors students in plant pathology.  Gwinn, K. D., C. T. Stripling, J. L. Donaldson, and C. A. Stephens.  2018.  PhytopathologyPhytopathology 108:S1.194. International Congress of Plant Pathology, Boston, MA July 28-August 3, 2. [Abstract]

Short- and long-term international opportunities for US students.  Hodges, D. G.  2018.  Journal of Forestry, 117(1): 89-91.

An Orientation Course with Effort-Based Grading Predicts Undergraduate Student Success in Animal Science Mann, M.M., and C. J. Kojima.  2018.  Journal of Animal Science, Volume 96, Issue suppl_1, 1 March 2018, Page 11. [Abstract]

Determining Effective Minimum Grade Requirements in Early Prerequisite Courses to Ensure Student Success in Animal Science Mann, M.M., C. J. Kojima, L. Schneider, and A. M. Saxton.  2018.  Journal of Animal Science, Volume 96, Issue suppl_3, 7 December 2018, Page 493. [Abstract]

First semester college studentsí definitions of and expectations for engaging in hookups S. S. Olmstead, K. A. Conrad, and K. M. Anders.  2018.  Journal of Adolescent Health.

What to Do When Students Repeatedly Bring Bed Bugs to Schools? Vail, K. M.  2018.  Pests and Pesticides in Child-serving Facilities: An IPM Newsletter, 12(2):3-5.

Development and Implementation of a Culinary Science Course for Food Science Students.  Wenke, M., and J. K. Richards.  2018.  Proceedings of the International Association of Food Protection, International Association of Food Protection Annual Meeting, July 8-12, 2018, Salt Lake City, UT.

International agricultural concepts through the eyes of school-based agriculture education students Conner, N. W., S. Greer, and C. T. Stripling.  2017.  Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education, 24(2), 65-77.

Academic-related perceptions, beliefs, and strategies of undergraduate agriculture students.  Jordan, S.  2017.  M.S. Thesis.