Congratulation to Nick Balster (Associate Professor) for receiving the Fall 2019 Honored Instructor Award. Each semester, University Housing residents have the opportunity to recognize outstanding classroom instructors through the Honored Instructor program. Housing residents are invited to nominate instructors that have impacted them positively, challenged them, helped them learn, and inspired them. Nick will be honored at the Honored Instructor Social on Friday, November 22 from 3 to 4 pm, in the Virginia Harrison Parlor on the first floor of Lathrop Hall. Visit https://www.housing.wisc.edu/residencehalls-academics-honoredinstructors.htm to learn more about the Honored Instructors Program.
Yakun Zhang (Research Assistant with Alfred Hartemink) placed second in the student oral presentations in Pedology at the recent Soil Science Society of America Meetings in San Antonio, Texas. Her presentation was entitled “Data fusion of vis-NIR and XRF spectra to predict soil physical and chemical properties.”