Forest Scene Issue 18 - Spring 2017

Investing in Success

Mike Kilgore, Professor and Interim Head, offers perspectives on how we are seeing returns on investments in the Department, investments in recruitment, facilities, and more. We thank you for investing in us and taking time to read our newsletter!

Department Head Search

As Forest Resources' Head Search Committee chair, Carl Rosen, Professor and Head in the Department of Soil, Water, and Climate gives an update on the status and process of the search.

Investing in Excellence: Graduate Survey Results

In anticipation of re-accreditation by the Society of American Foresters in Fall 2017, we sent our recent graduates from 2006-2016 a survey about their job placement. We are proud to share the survey results here. 

Welcome, Farewell, and Best Wishes

It's bittersweet as we bid farewell to Professor Tom Burk and Eric North while welcoming new faculty members Chris Edgar and Forrest Fleischman. 

Investing in Our Students: Class of 2017

Say hello to the Class of 2017 because they will not be here for much longer. Seniors offer reflections on their time in FNRM and plans for their future beyond the St. Paul campus.

CFANS Award Recipients

Congratulations to our 2016-2017 student, faculty, emeriti, and staff recipients of CFANS Alumni Society, CFANS Student Board, and Richard C. Newman Awards. 

Investing in Our Alumni: Mary Peterson ('76)

Mary Peterson graduated with a bachelor's degree in Forest Resource Development in 1976. Since then, her work has brought her all over the western states' forests and grasslands. She offers reflections on her time at the U, lessons learned, and advice for students. 

You're Invited! Forest Resources Homecoming

Mark your calendar for Friday, October 20! You are invited to the St. Paul campus for Forest Resources Homecoming including activities for the whole family in and around Green Hall. We will gather on the St. Paul campus before heading to Minneapolis to walk in the U of M Homecoming Parade down University Avenue. This year, we will have a float in the parade and hope you will walk with us.