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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences



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The CFAES Office for Research and Graduate Education's mission is to facilitate research and graduate education in our college and to help faculty, staff and students strive to seek solutions to the economic, social and environmental problems of our time.

We are available to assist you with pre- and post-award administration and graduate education related needs. We have offices on both the Wooster and Columbus campuses. Please stop by or contact us to see how we can best assist you in your research.


  1. Dr. Guo-Liang Wang, Plant Pathology and Dr. David Francis, Horticulture and Crop Science stand next to each other in the greenhouse and smile for the camera.

    Research News - July 2024

    Jul 1, 2024

    Inside this Issue CFAES R&GE is pleased to announce the FY25 Internal Grants Program RFP is now available. The Bezos Earth Fund has launched the $100 million AI for Climate and Nature Grand Challenge. Suggest companies to invite to attend GSPIRE (Graduate Student and PostDoc Industry Recruitment Event). Learn statistical techniques in R/R Studio as well as data management using Git/GitHub in ENTMLGY 6707.

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  2. Dr. Yael Vodovotz speaking at the 2024 Diet, Nutrition, and Cancer Conference.

    Research News - June 2024

    Jun 3, 2024

    Inside this Issue Check out the recap of the 2024 D.C. Days program from Melissa Burant, D.C. Days Coordinator. New NSF Malign Foreign Talent Recruitment Programs Certification Requirements. The Federal ban on ByteDance (TikTok) has been extended to all federal contracts. Beginning July 1, 2024, late payroll accounting adjustments will not be processed.

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  3. Toni Chinchar (FABE) presents on her poster to Dean Kress at the 2024 Research Forum Poster Competition.

    Research News - May 2024

    May 6, 2024

    Inside this Issue Recapping the 2024 Celebration of STARS Awards Ceremony on April 12, 2024. Notice of Intent for the Food, Nutrition, and Cancer Seed Grant Program due on 5/15/2024. OMB overhauls federal guidance for grants and agreements to simplify it for recipients. ERIK and OTDI partner to provide new email encryption tool for research data.

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