Conclave 2013: Men's Bow Saw, Isaac Moore.
Every year our students volunteer to collect money for St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
Xi Sigma Pi Forestry National Honor Society Initiates.
Forestry Hosts FFA Career Development Event Every Fall.
Reese Hall on South Campus.
Faculty assist students with advising.
School of Forestry Faculty and Staff.
Graduating seniors who are SAF members receive a free ring from Society of American Foresters.
Faculty, Staff and Students gather for a get acquainted supper.
Students are encouraged to create posters and enter them in poster competitions.

Forestry (BSF)

The College of Applied and Natural Sciences annually awards grants to students and faculty for innovative instruction, research, and travel to present their research.  The following lists the students and faculty receiving awards during 2017-2018.  Thank you to the generous donors/alumni who provided support!

PI/Co-PI ANS Unit Project Title
Fontenot, Catherine HEC Integrated Program Learning

Haskins, Tara

Blake, Dewanna

Nursing Adult Neuro/Psychosocial Health Maintenance
Holderieath, Jason AGSC/FOR Materials for creating illustrative videos with agricultural economics content
Keith, Ashley AGSC/FOR Assessing Internal Parasite Loads of Sheep and Goats in Animal Science Courses



Pl/Co-Pl ANS Unit Project Title
Anguah, Katherene Osei-Boadi HEC A study of barriers to pulse consumption among low-income adults
Barrow, Katie HEC Utilizing ATLAS.ti for Enhanced Data Analysis of LGBTQ Experiences
Clay, Natalie BISC Termites as Ecosystem Engineers in Soil Ecosystems
Green, William & Benny Hennen & Ashley Keith AGSC/FOR Effects of Three Methods of Weaning in reducing Stress in Beef Calves
Heiden, Kathleen HEC Body Image and Size: Are Dolls a Realistic Measure of Beauty?
Hill, Jennifer BISC Assessing the impact of predation stress on toadfish mating and reproduction
Hindmarsh, Patrick BISC Thermus aquaticus Protein Purification and Modification
Mills, David BISC 3D Printed Cancer Microenvironment for Drug Efficacy Studies
Newman, Jamie BISC Liquid Nitrogen Storage for Mammalian Cell Stocks
Shepard, Donald BISC Phylogeography and Cryptic Diversity in Western Slimy Salamanders, Plethodon albagual




Student Name

Faculty Sponsor

ANS Unit

Project Title
Morin, Casey Clay, Natalie Impact of Bluestain Fungus (Ascomycota:   Ophiostomatoid) on Ant Diversity in Coarse Woody Debris of a Southeast Pine Forest
Jones, Claire Hindmarsh, Patrick An analysis of Candida Albicans' response to antifungals using Reactive Oxygen Sensitive GFP
Whitehead, Anna Newman, Jamie Effect of Scaffold Elasticity on Differentiation of Mouse Embryonic Stem cells into Cardiomyocytes for Cardiac Tissue Engineering
Straub, Joseph Newman, Jamie The role of MED31 in mesenchymal stem cell differentiation
Brown, Andrew Shepard, Donald Phylogeography and Species Delimitation of Slimy Salamanders (Plethodon glutinosus comples) in the West Gulf Coastal Plain






Student Name Student Name 2 Faculty Sponser - ANS Unit Project Title
Albritton, Alex &   Paul, Chelsea Johnston, Meghan & Courts, Trey Barrow, Katie Focus Groups as a Method for Collecting Data on LGBTQ Experiences
Cone, Norman Jesse   Clay, Natalie Density dependent growth in common generalist Lepidoptera
Perregrino, Alison Trafford, Sophia Gentry, Laura Coconut Oil as a Treatment for Thrush
Radke, Savannah   Gentry, Laura and Samantha Luttrell Turmeric as a treatment for osteoarthritis in horses
McDougal, Matt   Hindmarsh, Patrick Investigating the relationship between reactive oxygen species (ROS) and antifungals using Yellow Flourescent Protein (YEP) in Candida albicans
Wong, Jonathan   Hindmarsh, Patrick Using a Reactive Oxygen Species Sensitive GFP to Detect Antibiotic Function in E. coli
Say, Alex   Hindmarsh, Patrick Optimizing the pcDNA3.1 Plasmid For Various Purposes in Yeast Systems
Bergeron, Cole   Hindmarsh, Patrick Modifications of the Chromophore of Green Fluorescent Protein to Produce Different Colors
Baker Alora & Lucas, Kelli Mooney, C. Dylan Keith, Ashley & Murphey, Mark Utilizing Regano for Internal Parasite Control and Increased Feed Efficiency in Organic Lamb Production
Schof, Kristin Racca, Drew Murphey, Mark & Keith, Ashley Exploring the Benefits of adding Regano to the Diet of Nursery Pigs
Dinkins, Natalee   Newman, Jamie Notch Signaling in Mesenchymal Stem Cells
Philobos, Justin   Newman, Jamie Role of Biomimetic Cues on Differentiation of Embryonic Stem Cells into Cardiomyocytes
Sandel, Demi   Newman, Jamie The Role of the Notch Signaling Pathway in Regulating Stem Cell State
Cambre, Jacob   Newman, Jamie Characterization of notch ligands in mesenchymal stem cells


Applied and Natural Sciences annually awards travel grants to faculty to present their research.  Thank you to all the generous donors/alumni who provided support!





Anguah, Katherene
Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE), Chicago, IL
October 21-24, 2017
Barrow, Katie
HEC 2017 National Council on Family Relations Conference, Orlando, FL November 12-18, 2017
Blake, Dewanna NURS American Psychiatric Nurse Association, Phoenix, AZ October 19-22, 2017
Clay, Natalie BISC Entomological Society of America Meeting, Denver, CO November 5-9, 2017
Heiden, Kathleen HEC AAFCS Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA June 23-28, 2018
Holderieath, Jason AGSC/FOR AAEA Annual Meeting, Washington, DC August 5-7, 2018
Maness, Terri BISC Annual meeting of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Louisville, KY October 29-November 1, 2017
Pumphrey, Anita HEC Association of Child Life Professionals 36th Annual Conference on Professional Issues, National Harbor, MD May 2-6 ,2018
Roberson, Sherrie NURS Elsevier Nursing Education Conference 2018, Las Vegas, NV January 3-6, 2018
Voziyanov, Yuri BISC CSHL Meeting "The Biology of Genomes", Cold Springs Harbor, NY May 7-12, 2018