Dr. Deon Stuthman will speak in Hoversten Chapel on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 10:20 a.m. as part of the Vocatio Chapel Series on Science as Vocation.
Stuthman is a plant geneticist at the University of Minnesota with special interest areas of oat genetics and breeding; durable pest resistance and sustainable agricultural systems. He has a special interest in communicating with the agricultural and the general public about the urgency of reducing the environmental damage, such as soil erosion, generated while producing field crops. His research seeks to help answer questions surrounding world hunger and nutrition.
Following chapel, Stuthman will join interested community members for lunch in East Commons at 11:00. People interested in joining the group for lunch should contact Ross Murray at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This chapel talk is supported by Exploring Our Gifts: The Lilly Grant at Augsburg.