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Welcome to the first issue of our newsletter!

This newsletter marks the beginning of our new social media campaign. You said you wanted to hear from us more, and we heard you!

Get up to date on everything CPSC with our Year In Review.

 
 
CPSC in the News

Andrea Taylor was interviewed by the Daily Illini about how Covid19 has affected teaching her course – Andrea Taylor

 

 
 
Student & Alumni Blogs

Genetic Diversity of Corn by John Searl

 

 
 
 
Awards

Very recent Crop Sciences graduate Cameron McCoy (CPSC ’2020) received the Richard and Susan Herman Senior Essay award. Listen to him read his award-winning essay in this video by Illinois Promise.

Nicole Lee named Global Food Security Graduate Fellow.

Dr. Steven Long narrated a trailer for the RIPE project. The trailer has since won the Gold Tellyward.

 
 
Personnel Updates

New faculty: Hamze Dokoohaki (Assistant Professor)

Retirements: Patricia Sarver (Undergraduate Office Manager), Dianne S. Carson (Graduate
Studies Coordinator) 

 
 
 
Extra! Extra!
Check out our interview with a teenage digital farmer who is farming in Minecraft.
Interested in the possibilities created by Computer Sciences and Crop Sciences? Check out our CS+CPSC major.


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