Ag Alumni Professor Appreciation


Mark Russell

Alacyn Cox ’17 Agricultural & Biological Engineering

Mark Russell Head/Prof Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication

Before Alacyn Cox met Mark Russell, the agricultural engineering student had never traveled outside the country. Upon graduation, she credits Russell with helping her develop a global mindset.


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Hobe Jones

Steve Nichols Animal Sciences BS '73, MS '75

Hobe Jones Animal Sciences

“Hobe Jones loved life, he loved people, and he loved students. You could just tell.” Steve Nichols first met Hobe Jones as a young 4-H member. During his time as an animal sciences professor, Jones judged many of Indiana’s county fairs.


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Haley Oliver

Caitlinn Lineback ’19 Food Sciences

Haley Oliver Associate Professor of Food Sciences

“Working with Haley Oliver showed me how you can tie a hard science to real-world consumers,” said Caitlinn Lineback, a food sciences senior. “She really shaped the way that I plan to move forward in life.”


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Submit your own nomination of a teacher/professor that you'd like to recognize and thank for the impact they had on you. All submissions will be shared with the teacher/professor, or their family if they are deceased. Nominate here.

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