Two University of Missouri students, Kate Hrdina and Rachel Zamzow, were part of the first group of users to try the new Google Glass, to cover the World Food Prize. Hrdina, a senior in science and agricultural journalism’s food and wine writing track from Columbia, Mo., and Zamzow, a doctoral student in neuroscience from Austin, Texas, used the Glass to cover the World Food Prize Oct. 17 in Des Moines, Iowa. Zamzow wore Glass, and Hrdina led her on a brief tour of the conference. Google Glass is a wearable computer that uses data from the user’s smartphone or tablet and displays a screen in the upper right hand corner of the user’s field of vision. It has 16 gigabytes of storage, a 5-megapixel camera, voice command and a touchpad for control.
CAFNR students get a look at Google Glass
Bill Buckner recieves a Citation of Merit award from the Mizzou Ag Alumni Association
William (Bill) Buckner was presented a Citation of Merit award from the Mizzou Ag Alumni Association at their recent annual Steak Fry. Buckner was also part of the winning golf team at the association’s Tiger Ag Classic Golf Tournament earlier that day.
Family dedicates bench outside the Agriculture Building
The Burger Family of California, Mo., warmed hearts the chilly morning of April 20 during the Morris and Dolores Burger tribute bench dedication hosted by CAFNR.
Alumnus saves skier buried 3 hours in avalanche
MU alumnus Sam McCloskey, B.S. parks, recreation and tourism ’09, performed a heroic act in the Colorado mountains March 2. McCloskey is a ranger with the State Forest State Park in Walden, Colo. McCloskey and Andrew Maddox, a river ranger for the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area, were working at a snowmobile event when they received […]
Milton E. Bailey, retired professor of animal husbandry and food science and human nutrition at MU, was honored April 6, 2013. The Milton Bailey Flavor Chemistry Laboratory was dedicated in his honor. About 75 friends, family, alumni and former students gathered in Eckles Café. “Dr. Bailey contributed a great deal to the flavor industry during […]
CAFNR Alumnus Glenn Blumhorst, B.S. Ag ’85 and MPA ’87 has been chosen as president and CEO of the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA). NPCA is a national organization based in Washington, D.C. for those influenced by the Peace Corps experience, whose mission is “to connect and champion Peace Corps community members in ‘bringing the […]