Celebrating the graduates of Fall 2021: Semhar Berhe

Meet Semhar Berhe, a member of the class of Fall 2021 who is graduating with her master’s degree in Human Ecology from the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences. Hear from Semhar on connecting with the ALES community and the value of interdisciplinary work.  

Celebrating the graduates of Fall 2021: Kevin Owttrim

Meet Kevin Owttrim, a member of the class of Fall 2021 who is graduating with his undergraduate degree in Environmental and Conservation Sciences: Human Dimensions of Environmental Management from the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences. Hear from Kevin on participating in field school, the value of work-integrated learning experiences, and the importance of a strong support network. 

Celebrating the graduates of Fall 2021: Jing Zeng

Meet Jing Zeng, a member of the class of Fall 2021 who is graduating from the bachelor of science in nutrition and food sciences, dietetics specialization program in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences. Zeng is passionate about food science, nutrition, and the important role that food plays in our everyday lives and dreams of becoming a registered dietitian.

Celebrating the graduates of Fall 2021: Hongbing Fan

Meet Hongbing Fan, a member of the class of Fall 2021 who is graduating with a PhD in food science from the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences. Hear from Hongbing on being recognized with awards and the value of building a network.

Renewable resources graduate student recognized with prestigious scholarship

PhD student Prem Pokharel is a 2021 recipient of the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Scholarship. For Prem Pokharel, studying soil science is about more than just agriculture. It’s also about sustainability, combating climate change, and creating greener practice for agriculture. Read More …

Student spotlight: Stephanie McKenzie

For Stephanie McKenzie, it wasn’t until the second year of her undergraduate studies that she knew where she wanted her path to lead. Changing programs in her second year has brought her to the bachelor of science program, majoring in agricultural business management in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences. Students in the agricultural business management program have the chance to take courses through both ALES and the Alberta School of Business. And best of all, students have the opportunity to integrate work experience into their undergraduate studies through the ALES Internship Program or the School of Business Co-op Program.

Celebrating the graduates of Spring 2021: Arizona Lowe & Etienne de Jongh

The University of Alberta is celebrating this year’s graduates with a virtual convocation ceremony on June 25. As we celebrate the achievements of our graduating class, we’re sharing just a few of the amazing stories of our new alumni.

Today we’re profiling two graduating ALES students — read on for details…

Celebrating the graduates of Spring 2021: Etienne de Jongh

The University of Alberta is celebrating this year’s graduates with a virtual convocation ceremony on June 25. As we celebrate the achievements of our graduating class, we’re sharing just a few of the amazing stories of our new alumni.

Etienne de Jongh is one such student, graduating with a BSc in animal health and certificate in sustainability. Hear from him on how his academic career has turned a passion for agriculture into varied career opportunities, the importance of building connections on campus, and his advice for incoming students.

Celebrating the graduates of Spring 2021: Arizona Lowe

The University of Alberta is celebrating this year’s graduates with a virtual convocation ceremony on June 25. As we celebrate the achievements of our graduating class, we’re sharing just a few of the amazing stories of our new alumni.

Meet Arizona Lowe, graduating with a BSc environmental and conservation sciences in environmental economics and policy, and hear from her on the importance of environmental conservation and finding your own path.