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January 31, 2018 E-News
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Award Nominations - Feb 4
Early Bird Registration - Feb 15
Abstract Submissions - March 15
Student Travel Grant - April 4

ASHS President's Column
DOIs, Digitizing, and Open Access
by Carl Sams, ASHS President

At its fall meeting, the ASHS Board of Directors approved funding to begin adding Digital Object Identifier (DOI) numbers to all ASHS journal articles retroactive to 1990. This is a significant step forward for our journals and a direct benefit for those who publish in them. Read Article.

International Division News
by Elizabeth Mitcham and John Griffis, Jr.

Happy New Year from the International Division!  I want to make you all aware that nominations are due this weekend (February 4) for many ASHS awards, including the Outstanding International Horticulturist  Read more.

Policy Update
by Jonathan Moore

On January 22, after a three-day shutdown, Congress passed another continuing resolution (“CR”) to keep the federal government going until February 8th. Read More.

Advice for Preparing for Graduate School
by Dave Kopsell and Dean Kopsell

The first version of this article appeared in the ASHS Newsletter in May of 2001, Vol. 17(5), shortly after we both finished our graduate degrees. Seventeen years later we are both full professor who have advised many M.S. and Ph.D students. Read More.

Award Nominations - Deadline February 4th
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