School of Human Environmental Sciences News

2015 School of HES Student Awards Announced

Friday, May 1, the School of Human Environmental Sciences recognized twelve outstanding students through the presentation of the 2015 Student of Excellence and Student of Distinction Awards.  The awards program was established in 2006, and honors both outstanding undergraduate and graduate students.  Undergraduates are nominated based on academic excellence, leadership, and service in the School of Human Environmental Sciences.


School of HES Celebrates 2014 Grants and Scholarly Publications

In January, the School of Human Environmental Sciences celebrated scholarly accomplishments from 2014. It was a record-setting year with more than $14 million in grant funding secured to support the research and outreach work of the School.   The individuals who lead and conduct the 14 externally-funded projects were recognized. The School also recognized those with scholarly work published through refereed journal articles, peer-reviewed books and book chapters, and Extension numbered-series publications.


HES Alumnus Appointed USDA Deputy Undersecretary (USDA press release)

News Release

Release No. 0104.09

Contact:Jean Daniel (703) 305-2281

AGRICULTURE SECRETARY VILSACK NAMES JANEY THORNTON AS DEPUTY UNDER SECRETARY FOR FOOD, NUTRITION AND CONSUMER SERVICES

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2009—Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the appointment of Janey Thornton as Deputy Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services (FNCS).