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Office for Research and Graduate Education

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. 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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  2. Celebration of Research Week 2024 Recap

    Apr 18, 2024

    Thank You for Celebrating with R&GE!

    On Friday, April 12 the 2024 Annual CFAES Celebration of Research Week came to a close. This year’s event consisted of the CFAES Research Forum Poster Competition, highlights of the STARS cohort on our social media platforms, and wrapped up with the CFAES Research Forum Awards Ceremony and Luncheon.

  3. Dr. Cara Lawson, smiling at the camera in her office.

    Research News - April 2024

    Apr 1, 2024

    Inside this Issue Learn about BIIG Collaborations - Interdisciplinary Opportunities in Space Research. Applications are now open for the Food, Nutrition, and Cancer Seed Grant Program. Register now for the Research Forum Awards Ceremony during the 2024 Celebration of Research Week, 4/8-12. The CFAES STARS Leadership Development Program Request for Applications is now available.

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