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Last updated: Saturday, 14-Mar-2009 19:10:25 Central Daylight Time


Kelm Named Outstanding Young Scientist In Teaching

UW- River Falls Animal Science Professor Steve Kelm has been selected as the Outstanding Young Scientist in Teaching by the combined section of the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) and the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS).

Kelm was nominated because of his teaching effectiveness, said Dennis Cooper, fellow animal science professor and nominator for the award. "Dr. Kelm has excellent rapport with students and works extremely hard at his teaching," said Cooper.

"Steve Kelm is a skillful and dedicated teacher," said Stephen Ridley, interim dean of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences. "Steve selected UW-River Falls as his professional career choice because of this institution's dedication to teaching and learning through students faculty interaction. We are fortunate to have faculty members like Steve who will continue to serve our students well. I wish to congratulate Dr. Kelm on receiving this outstanding award."

Kelm earned an A.A.S. at the University of Minnesota-Waseca, a B.S. degree at California Polytechnic State University, and a master's degree and Ph.D. at Iowa State University.

"I love teaching," says Kelm. "I'm fortunate to be working at UWRF and within the department of animal science as a high priority its based on teaching excellence."

The Outstanding Young Scientist in Teaching award is given to a nominee who has performed in an outstanding manner as a teacher of animal and dairy science.

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