People


Sindu Jagadamma
February 04, 2014

Over the past several years, Sindhu Jagadamma has traveled across the world and through different areas of soil science. She began her career in...

Kristen McIvor
December 05, 2013

Community gardens—spaces where friends, neighbors, or even complete strangers come together to grow food, flowers, and community—are...

Marko Davinic
November 21, 2013

When Marko Davinic came to the United States from Serbia in 1998, the then-high school student figured he would eventually become a dentist. But...

Diana Wall
September 05, 2013

Each time Diana Wall returns to Antarctica, the same barren, dry landscape is there to greet her. While most people would feel lost in this...

Dan Byers
July 01, 2013

After spending his childhood on a small Pennsylvania farm and studying crop...

Matt Ruark
May 23, 2013

By the time Matt Ruark turned 12 years old, he had lived in Iowa, Texas, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. As a young scientist, he also saw a variety...

Deb Kozlowski
March 12, 2013

If any soil scientist can be said to have a “typical” day, Deb Kozlowski isn’t one of them. She keeps horses, makes clay tile,...

Kate Scow
January 23, 2013

Soil Science Society of America member Kate Scow has done a little bit of everything. In her words, she’s “a meandering path. And...

January 09, 2013

With climate change at the top of the world agenda and increasing evidence that arctic soils will play a big role in global warming, it appears...

November 06, 2012

Raised in northern Wisconsin, Kevin Sullivan spent every possible moment outdoors. He made time for hunting, fishing, and even some hay bailing...