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Austin Peay State University Department of Agriculture donates angus steer beef to APSU’s food pantry

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Alexandra Wills prefers to eat local. She grows her own vegetables, snacks on honey from area hives and buys angus beef raised just a few miles down the road at the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Farm.

Every spring, when the APSU Department of Agriculture advertises its beef program sale, Wills is always one of the first to place an order.  

Maddie MacGalliard, food pantry manager, and student Janesa Wine load donated beef into a freezer. (APSU)

Maddie MacGalliard, food pantry manager, and student Janesa Wine load donated beef into a freezer. (APSU)

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APSU’s puppy dog bull, Frank the Tank, flush with champion ribbons

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) Beef Cattle Show Team members affectionately call the bull “Frank the Tank”.

But competitors know the grand champion Simmental bull as Ace of Spades.

APSU's Frank the Tank won grand champion at the Wilson County Fair.

APSU’s Frank the Tank won grand champion at the Wilson County Fair.

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Austin Peay State University Beef Cattle Show Team wins Second National Championship

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Beef Cattle Show Team is barely older than the livestock it shows, but the program has quickly made a name for itself as a competitor on the local, state and national levels.

They only reinforced that reputation when Ruby, the team’s prize heifer, or young female cow, was named Reserve Division Champion Percentage Simmental at the 2017 Dixie National Livestock show, held this past February in Jackson, Mississippi.

APSU Beef Cattle Show Team’s prize heifer Ruby was named Reserve Division Champion Percentage at the 2017 Dixie National Livestock show.

APSU Beef Cattle Show Team’s prize heifer Ruby was named Reserve Division Champion Percentage at the 2017 Dixie National Livestock show.

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Austin Peay State University Beef Show Team wins at Dixie National

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The four members of the Austin Peay State University Beef Cattle Show Team woke up around 2:30am on February 9th and went to work grooming a heifer in the livestock pen.

Since September, they’d spent most of their free time at the APSU Farm and Environmental Education Center, making sure the animal was in tip-top shape, and in a few hours, they hoped all their hard work would pay off.

APSU Beef Cattle Show Team's heifer was named Senior Calf Champion at the Dixie National Livestock show.

APSU Beef Cattle Show Team’s heifer was named Senior Calf Champion at the Dixie National Livestock show.

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APSU Provost Lecture Series features Geosciences professor Christopher Gentry, January 23rd

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University geosciences professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.

Dr. Christopher Gentry, associate professor of geography, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, January 23rd, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Provost Lecture Series to feature Geology professor Kallina Dunkle November 14th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University geology professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.

Dr. Kallina Dunkle, APSU assistant professor of geology, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, November 14th, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. Her lecture will be about preferential flow paths in complex hydrogeologic settings. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Provost Lecture Series to feature Biology professor Carol Baskauf November 7th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University biology professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.

Dr. Carol Baskauf, APSU professor of biology, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, November 7th, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. She will talk about her work with Braun’s rock-cress, a federally endangered plant found only in Tennessee and Kentucky.  The plant has an unusual distribution, with a 250-mile gap separating its Tennessee and Kentucky populations.

Austin Peay State University professor of biology Dr. Carol Baskauf.

Austin Peay State University professor of biology Dr. Carol Baskauf.

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APSU Provost Lecture Series presents English professor Daniel Shea, October 31st

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University English professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.

Dr. Daniel Shea, APSU associate professor of English, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, October 31st, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. He will discuss his paper, “Time Travel by Bicycle: The Country, the City, and the Cyclist in Late-Victorian England,” which uses accounts of bicycling in Victorian novels to examine how people moved easily between antiquated rural communities and modern cities during that era’s agricultural depression.

APSU Profesor Dr. Daniel Shea

APSU Profesor Dr. Daniel Shea

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APSU Provost Lecture Series: Photography professor Susan Bryant to present October 3rd

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University photography professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.

Susan Bryant, APSU professor of photography, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, October 3rd, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. She will discuss and provide a brief history of the of the 19th century photography method known as the wet plate collodion process.

Susan Bryant with Camera

Susan Bryant with Camera

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APSU Provost Lecture Series: Art professor Barry Jones to present Common Hope on September 26th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University art professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.

Barry Jones, interim chair of the APSU Department of Art, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, September 26th, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. His lecture will be about the “Common Hope” community art project he developed this year.

Barry Jones, APSU associate professor of art, works on his new “Common Hope” project. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU)

Barry Jones, APSU associate professor of art, works on his new “Common Hope” project. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU)

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