Dr. Doyle E. Peaslee and Dr. Ronald E. Phillips Graduate Student Award (previous recipients)

Presented annually to an Agronomy graduate student in memory of Dr. Doyle E. Peaslee and Dr. Ronald E. Phillips, Professors of Agronomy. This award recognizes exceptional academic achievement and outstanding potential for contributions to American Agriculture. 

Daniel Quinn (2021)


Gerald O. Mott Meritorious Graduate Student Award in Crop Science (previous recipients)

The Gerald O. Mott Meritorious Graduate Student Award in Crop Science recognizes top-notch graduate students pursuing advanced degrees in crop science disciplines. Departments select students based on academic achievements, research and teaching contributions, leadership accomplishments, service activities and personal qualifications. The award honors the first CSSA President, Gerald O. Mott, who trained 75 graduate students during his 45 year career at Purdue University and the University of Florida. Many of his students have become eminent forage scientists.

The award is offered by the Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), and recipients receive a certificate and are recognized in CSA News.

Daniel Quinn (2021)


IPSS Graduate Student Symposium (previous recipients)

Spring 2021 - January 22, 2021

Oral Presentations:

  • Mohammad Foteh Ali – 1st place
  • Rebecca McGrail – 2nd place
  • Andrea Keeney – 3rd place

Poster Presentations:

  • Patsy Wilson – 1st place
  • Kent Pham – 2nd place
  • Annie McGraw – 3rd place
  • Hannah Somerville - 3rd place


IPSS Outstanding Student Awards (previous recipients)


Outstanding Continuing Ph.D.

  • Tim Shull - 1st place
  • Daniel Quinn - 2nd place

Outstanding Continuing M.S.

  • Sam Leuthold - 1st place
  • Brian Rinehart - 2nd place


Johnston-Carringer Agronomy Graduate Student Award

The Johnston-Carringer Agronomy Graduate Student Award, founded by Rick and Sandra Carringer, was launched in Spring 2021. This fund is aimed towards graduate students achieving excellence in agronomy.

Daniel Quinn (2021)


Three Minute Thesis (3MT) (previous recipients)

Fall 2020 - Postponed due to COVID-19

Fall 2019 - October 25, 2019

  • Daniel Quinn - 1st place
  • Stuart Lichtenberg - 2nd place
  • Mohammad Foteh Ali - 3rd place
  • Sanjay Joshi - People's Choice - Student