Laura López-Hoffman, assistant professor in the School of Natural Resources and the Environment in the University of Arizona’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is among the recipients of the 2013 U.S. Forest Service Excellence in Research Application Award.
López-Hoffman received the award for her research collaboration with Darius Semmens and Jay Diffendorfer, both with the U.S. Geological Survey, on the value of migratory species and wilderness.
Jeong-Yeol Yoon, associate professor in the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering in the University of Arizona’s College of Agriculture of Life Sciences, has been named president elect of the Institute of Biological Engineering (IBE).
Marianna Yanes, a senior majoring in biosystems engineering at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, received the Centennial Achievement Award from the University of Arizona during her Winter Commencement.
The award is given to two seniors graduating during the current academic year who have demonstrated academic integrity, overcome challenges to achieve a college education, made a contribution to self, community and family, and who are the first to graduate from college in their family.
Ramon Valadez, Chairman of the Pima County Board of Supervisors, presented the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension’s Garden Kitchen team with the Community Leadership Award on Saturday, October 26 at the Mulcahy YMCA at Kino Community Center in Tucson.
Award recipients included Dr. Dan McDonald, Cheralyn Schmidt, Jennifer Parlin, Stacy Peercy, Louisa O'Meara, and Erika Alvarez.