K-State Research and Extension News
March 13, 2013
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K-State’s Bormann Honored for Teaching Excellence


MANHATTAN, Kan. -- A Kansas State University associate professor in the Department of Animal Sciences and Industry has received recognition for her contributions to education.

Jennifer Minick Bormann, an associate professor at Kansas State University, received the 2013 American Dairy Science Association / American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) Midwest Section Outstanding Young Teacher Award.

Bormann has a 75 percent teaching and 25 percent research appointment at Kansas State University. She is interested in livestock genetics, and currently studies feed efficiency and reproduction in beef cattle.

She said her main passion is teaching. Bormann helps her students understand genetics, animal breeding and equine science. She teaches six classes and advises 60 undergraduate students at K-State. She is also the primary advisor to the K-State Pre-Vet Club.

The award is given to educators who make significant contributions early in their careers. The 2013 award is sponsored by the ASAS Foundation.


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Story by: Elaine Edwards
elainee@ksu.edu
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