Award Winner Detail

Award: ASAS Fellow: Teaching Category
Year: 2013
Section Awarded: National

Dennis Brink, ASAS Fellow: Teaching Category

<p>Sponsored by American Society of Animal Science<p><p>
Dr. Dennis R. Brink graduated from Valley Center High School, KS in 1967. His BS (1971), MS (1975) and Ph.D. (1978) degrees were earned at Kansas State University. His PhD was in animal nutrition with a strong emphasis in animal physiology. Dr. Brink’s academic career began in 1978 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Animal Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). He reached the rank of Full Professor in 1989. Brink has taught 11 different courses at UNL, and he has more than 430 advisees. He has received 11 teaching awards from UNL, Gamma Sigma Delta, ASAS and NACTA. He has served in leadership positions in his church and high school (Lincoln Lutheran), and he is on the Board of Regents of Concordia University of Nebraska. Brink and his wife, Joan, have three children. </p>

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