68 donors stepped forward over the last year to rapidly raise $150,000 in honour of a colleague, mentor and friend.
The new Kees de Lange Scholarship in Swine Nutrition honours the beloved professor, Kees de Lange, who passed away on August 1, 2016. The graduate scholarship will be presented annually to a student focused on swine nutrition.
“It is a fitting tribute to Kees,” says Prof. Jim Squires, chair of the Department of Animal Biosciences. “Mentoring the next generation of swine researchers was an important focus for Kees.”