Archive - March 18, 2023

Award goes to Jonathan Deenik (Cameroon, Nepal)

Award goes to Jonathan Deenik (Cameroon, Nepal)

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research goes to RPCV Jonathan Deenik College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources University of Hawai’i at Manoa 17 March 2023   Jonathan Deenik received his BA in History and Art History (College of Wooster), and then joined the Peace Corps, where he served as a teacher and teacher trainer in a rural community in southern Cameroon (1985-87) and remote central Nepal (1987-91). He came to Hawaiʻi in 1992 and completed his MS and PhD degrees at UHM in Soil Science. Jonathan joined the Dept. of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences in 2003 with a three-way split (Extension, research and instruction). His work focuses on soil nutrient management and soil health across the spectrum of tropical agroecosystems. He works with farmers throughout the Hawaiian Islands and Micronesia. He enjoys collaborating with faculty from a range of disciplines with a history of large projects covering soils . . .

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