Department News

Q&A with Professor Emeritus, past department head, and donor R. Vance Morey.

Assistant Professor Abdennour Abbas and his research team have developed a method to screen and identify harmful or antibiotic-resistant bacteria within one hour using a portable luminometer. Traditional diagnostic methods often require complex equipment and lab work that can take days.

Graduate student Emily Steinweg reflects on her three-week seminar experience in Indonesia through the University of Minnesota Learning Abroad Center and the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. The seminar was led by Department Head Gary Sands.

As a candidate on the roster, Chris Lenhart is eligible to work on training and assessment projects for educational or non-profit organizations in more than 150 countries for a period of two to six weeks.

Research by William Tze, Islam Hafez, and Han-Seung Yang was on the cover of Journal of Applied Polymer Science in June 2017 (Volume 134, Issue 35).