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Fredric Newell Owens

Fredric Newell Owens, American Animal nutritionist, educator. Recipient Tyler award Oklahoma State University, 1980, American Feed Industry Nutrition Research award, 1986, Elmo Baumann Professor award Oklahoma State University, 1990; National Science Foundation fellow, 1966-1968. Member American Society Animal Society (president 1992), American Institute Nutrition, American Dairy Science Autonomous System Networks, Nutrition Society.

Background

Owens, Fredric Newell was born on September 1, 1941 in Baldwin, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Fred Newell and Stella Elvera (Jorstad) Owens.

Education

Student, Wisconsin State University, River Falls, 1959-1961;Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1964;Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota, 1968.

Career

Assistant professor animal science, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1968-1974;professor animal science, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1974-1986;Regents professor, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1986-1990;Regents professor, Sarkeys Distinguished professor, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, since 1990. Lecturer Sigma Xi, 1990, numerous other invted lectures. Member commission on animal nutrition National Research Council, 1985-1988.

Membership

Member American Society Animal Society (president 1992, Morrison award 1996), American Institute Nutrition, American Dairy Science Autonomous System Networks, Nutrition Society.

Connections

Married Christa F. Hanson, December 1983. Children: Gwen, Eric, Crystal.