Carrie Laboski was elected to the Soil Science Society of America Board of Directors representing the Agricultural Soil & Food Systems Group. This is a 3-year term beginning 9 January 2019 to 31 December 2021.
Stephen Ventura has been awarded the 2018 Spitzer Teaching Award. This award recognizes an individual who has significantly enhanced the quality and impact of undergraduate or graduate instruction in CALS through outstanding teaching practices, pedagogical scholarship or other beyond-the-classroom accomplishments that have shaped students’ learning experiences and/or the teaching practices of other instructors. Robert Spitzer, the sponsor of this award, is a three-time graduate of CALS who went on to become a leader in agribusiness and the president of the Milwaukee School of Engineering. Bob created the award to honor the teachers who made a lasting impression on him.