Graduates of Agricultural University Zamorano Impress in USA

September 28, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Education News
Honduras, September 28, 2011: Graduates of leading agricultural university, Zamorano University, continue to impress academics at the prestigious Ohio State University. Since 2004, the Zamorano-Ohio State Internship Program has allowed US and Latin American scholars to partner and collaborate on projects. The program is a great success.

Speaking at a recent conference to celebrate the partnership, Professor of Entomology at Ohio State, Dan Herms, highlighted the importance of the partnership. "Zamorano visiting scholars have made tremendous contributions to research and outreach programs at Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC)."

ODARD researches safe, healthy and affordable food and agricultural products, sustainable food and agricultural systems keeping Ohio favorably positioned in the global economy.

"Without exception, I've found the graduates to be highly motivated, disciplined, and intellectually curious," adds Herms. "Their independent research projects have advanced our research programs, and several have moved on to graduate programs at OARDC. They bring a great positive energy and enthusiasm to OARDC."

Zamorano University is a top agricultural university that offers young people the opportunity to become professionals committed to the responsible management of natural resources, rural development, and global competitiveness. Students come from many different socioeconomic, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds throughout Latin America.

About Zamorano University

Zamorano is an international agricultural university serving Latin America. Based in Honduras, Zamorano teaches the responsible management of natural resources, rural development and global competitiveness. Established in 1942, its unique programs combine solid academic teaching with practical knowledge and experience creating well-rounded graduates. With alumni from 29 different countries, Zamorano offers comprehensive tertiary education and world-class research. For more information visit