Dean Robison high-fiving a graduate

Virtual Convocation November 28, 2020 at 10 a.m.

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Dean's Message and Congratulations from CALS

Daniel J. Robison, endowed dean's chair in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Senior Speaker

Riley Wilgenbusch (agronomy, global resource systems)

Senior Awards

Presented by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Student Council

Award Recipients

  • Riley Wilgenbusch (agronomy, global resource systems), Outstanding Senior Award

  • Emmaline Putnam (global resource systems), Commitment to Diversity Award

  • Justin Swanton (animal science, agricultural and life sciences education), Leadership Excellence Award

  • Luke Sloterdyk (global resource systems, environmental science), Academic Achievement Award

  • Augusta Hamaker (biology), Distinguished Service Award

  • Heidi Fichter Mandt (agricultural and life sciences education, global resource systems), Outstanding Ambassador of Agriculture and Life Sciences Award

Presentation of Graduates

Fall 2020 Graduates

Graduates are honored at the following time stamps within their degree program area:

  • Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering: :04
  • Department of Agricultural Education and Studies: 5:58
  • Department of Agronomy: 9:55
  • Department of Animal Science: 12:18
  • Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology: 17:07
  • Interdepartmental Biology Program: 17:50
  • Department of Economics: 19:54
  • Interdepartmental Environmental Science Program: 22:18
  • Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition: 23:52
  • Interdepartmental Genetics Program: 24:53
  • Interdepartmental Global Resource Systems Program: 25:42
  • Department of Horticulture: 27:11
  • Interdepartmental Microbiology Program: 28:40
  • Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management: 30:14
  • Department of Sociology: 33:58

I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies; education and culture for their minds; and dignity, equality and freedom for their spirits.

Martin Luther King, Jr.