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2011 Wallace-Carver Fellows

The prestigious USDA Wallace-Carver Fellowship offers the most promising college students in America the opportunity to collaborate with world-renowned scientists, policymakers and public servants through paid internships with the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

In the Summer of 2011, fifteen exceptional young leaders were stationed at USDA research centers and field offices across the country to analyze agricultural and economic policy; assist in the management of food, nutrition and rural development programs; and take part in groundbreaking field and laboratory-based research.

AVANTHI AJJARAPU
Rice University

Placement: ARS National Animal Disease Center - Ames, IA

ZOE ANDERSON
Middlebury College

Placement: ARS Robert W. Holley Center for Agriculture and Health - Plant-Microbe Interaction Research Unit - Ithaca, NY

HEMALI BATRA
University of Iowa

Placement: Office of the Secretary of Agriculture - Washington, D.C.

VIVIAN BERNAU
Iowa State University

Placement: ARS North Central Regional Plant Introduction Station - Ames, IA

KYLE BOHRER
Beloit College

Placement: Plant Gene Expression Center - Albany, CA

MARIA CHICKERING
Central College

Placement: ARS Corn, Insects and Crop Genetics Research Unit - Ames, IA

TRISHA COLLINS
Iowa State University

Placement: ARS National Animal Disease Center - Ruminant Immunology Division - Ames, IA

STEPHEN LAUER
Iowa State University

Placement: Iowa Rural Development - Des Moines, IA

LEAH LUCAS
Grinnell College

Placement: ARS Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center - Climate Stress Laboratory - Beltsville, MD

TAMARA MARCUS
University of Minnesota

Placement: Oregon Natural Resource
Conservation Service
- Portland, OR

ADAM RIESSELMAN
Drake University

Placement: ARS Corn, Insects and Crop Genetics Research Unit - Ames, IA

CLAIRE RUNQUIST
Macalester College

Placement: Office of the Secretary of Agriculture - Washington, D.C.

     

SYDNEY SCHRIDER
University of Virginia

Placement: Natural Resource Conservation Service - Conservation Engineering Division - Washington, DC

CATHERINE SWOBODA
Iowa State University

Placement: ARS Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center - Beltsville, MD

LINCOLN WELLS
Iowa State University

Placement: Iowa Rural Development - Storm Lake, IA


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