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Agriculture and the Undergraduate (1992)

Chapter: B: Poster Exhibits

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Suggested Citation:"B: Poster Exhibits." National Research Council. 1992. Agriculture and the Undergraduate. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/1986.
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Suggested Citation:"B: Poster Exhibits." National Research Council. 1992. Agriculture and the Undergraduate. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/1986.
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Page 280

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B Poster Exhibits overview of Pro,iect Sunrise C. Eugene Allen and Richard Simmons, University of Minnesota Adult Learners in the College Classroom and Coping with Academic Stress F. H. Buelow, University of Wisconsin Enroll in internship Program James Diamond, Pennsylvania University Field Study in Tropical Agriculture Arlen Etling, Pennsyluania State University Integration for Humanity Gladys Gonzalez, University of Puerto Rico innovative Course Ethics in Agriculture W. J. Hanekamp, University of Arizona Bioresources Research Program John B. Hayes, Oregon State University Minorities in Agriculture and Natural Resources Association William L. Hanson, Pennsylvania State University Be a Master Student Marianne Houser and Barbara Wade, Pennsyluania State University Pennsylvania Governor's School for Agricultural Sciences Marianne Howard and Tracey Hoover, Pennsylvania State University Science in Agriculture Symposium Paul Hummer, Oklahoma State University The Curriculum Responds to Society Taylor Johnston and Susan De Rosa, Michigan State University . 279

AGRICULTURE AND THE UNDERG~UATE . ~ Diversity and Pluralism Taylor Johnston and Susan De Rosa, Michigan State University International Study Programs Taylor Johnston and Susan De Rosa, Michigan State University Horizons Unlimited Paul R. Kohn, University of Arizona The Advising Specialist Cheryl Kolbe, Oregon State Unversity Globalization of a Curriculum James McKenna, Virginia Polytechnic Institute Teaching by Satellite L. H. Newcomb, Ohio State University A Holistic Model for Training Minorities in Agribusiness Zaach Olorunnipa, Florida ARM University A New Major in Environmental Science Davis Parrish, Virginia Polytechnic Institute Kharkov Institute Exchange Leroy Rogers, Washington State University A Case Study "Capstone" Course in Crop Management Steve Simmons, University of Minnesota Landscape Contracting Dan Stearns, Pennsylvania state University Computer-Aided Learning Modules Assist in Plant Identification T. Davis Sydnor, Scott Riggs, and L. H. Newcomb, Ohio State University Mid-America International Agriculture Consortium Agricultural Travel Course Steven J. Thien, Kansas State University Strengthening College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources Undergraduate Program Sylvia Yuen and Dian Nafis, University of Hawaii 280

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This book presents efforts to chart the comprehensive changes needed to meet the challenges of undergraduate professional education in agriculture. The United States needs to invest in the future--in human capital and the scientific knowledge base--to revitalize one of its leading industries, the agricultural, food, and environmental system. That objective can be met by educating all students about agriculture as well as by educating others specifically for careers in agriculture.

Agriculture and the Undergraduate includes perspectives on rewarding excellence in teaching and formulating curricula to reflect cultural diversity, the environment, ecology, agribusiness and business, humanities and the social sciences, and the economic and global contexts of agriculture.

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