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    Emerging Genius: Roshan Paswan

    Name: Roshan Paswan
    Major: Animal Science
    Mentor: Dr. Young Park
    Title: Evaluation of Relationship between Water Activity, pH, and Escherichia coli Survival of Powdered Whole Caprine Milk during 4 Months of Storage.

    Abstract: Water activity (aw) is an important indicator …

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    Emerging Genius: Jessica Shannon

    Name: Jessica Shannon
    Major: Biology
    Mentors: Dr. Diane Byrd and Dr. Melinda Davis
    Title: Microfilaria in Dogs

    Abstract: We can all agree that heartworms being present in our own dogs is frightening.  This may especially be true of heartworm medication. …

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    Emerging Genius: Xavia Taylor

    Name: Xavia Taylor
    Major: Plant Science
    Mentors: Dr. Sarwan Dhir and Dr. Michael Terns, University of Georgia
    Title: An In-Vitro Investigation of Cas1 and Cas2 Proteins of the Streptococcus thermophilus CRISPR-Cas Immune System
    Abstract: The clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic
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    Emerging Genius: Cleveland Ivey

    Name: Cleveland Ivey
    Major: Plant Science
    Mentor: Dr. George Mbata
    Title: Application of Beauveria bassiana (Bals.) Vuill. for Protecting Maize (Zea mais L.) Against the Maize Weevil (Stiophilus zeamais Motchulsky) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)Abstract: Beauveria bassiana (Bals.) Vuill., is a naturally
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    Emerging Geniuses

    These students are so smart, it’s scary.

    During April’s Research Day, dozens of FVSU students presented research dealing with a staggering array of the most complex issues confronted by humankind. On the vanguard of innovation and creativity, these students, along …

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    FVSU graduate students investigate the versatility of a ‘royal’ plant

    Helping rural farmers to sustain a steady income

    A native of China, the “royal empress” tree called paulownia could rule America’s economy as a multipurpose crop. Research suggests that this fast-growing tree may help farmers establish sustainable income.

    Fort Valley …

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    COMMENCEMENT 2018: SUPER BOWL CHAMPION TYRONE POOLE GRADUATES AND OTHER DETAILS

    (Fort Valley, GA)— Fort Valley State University (FVSU) today announced the speaker for its 2018 Spring Commencement, NFL superstar Tyrone Poole, ’18. As a cornerback for the New England Patriots, Mr. Poole was a member of two Super Bowl-winning …

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    People, Passion, Pursuit

    FVSU graduate Ghangela Jones traveled to Africa to serve in the Peace Corps.

    From the classroom to Cameroon

    “One of the most important things I learned while serving in Cameroon is that people make sense when you take the time

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