But, this year's class has somehow found time for a wide variety of activities outside of the classroom. They are an energetic and eclectic group. Here are just a few examples. More to be posted later . . . it is hard to keep up with them!
Marie David is a consultant for the Gates Foundation. Her task is to identify opportunities for small scale African farmers to increase their income through improved market access. The goal of the project is to triple the income of 150 million farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
Claire Mitchell writes for Food Safety News. Her articles can be found on her author page. She also volunteers at Habitat for Humanity here in Fayetteville.
Agricultural Labor blog.
agricultural law blog sponsored by the National Agricultural Law Center and the American Agricultural Law Association. And, she is a very talented vocalist, performing for the Razorback athletics events, singing the national anthem before games.
Food Law & Policy.
We have all learned a great deal from our international candidates - Professor Tae Huan Keum from The Republic of Korea, and Alexandra Gaintseva and Maxim Gubarev from Russia.
And then there was the kickball team last fall . . . not everyone was up to that particular challenge, but those participating had a lot of fun. We are all having a lot of fun with this class! Bios of the full class are posted at Introduction to the Class of 2011.