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Leinenkugel Diversity Award Announcement

Portrait of Babayosimi Fadiran

Food Sciences Student Babayosimi Fadiran is 2022 Recipient of the Jake Leinenkugel Diversity in Brewing Award.

The Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company announced the launch of the Jake Leinenkugel Diversity in Brewing Award in June 2021 in partnership with UW–Madison. The Molson Coors Beverage Company, the parent company of Leinenkugel’s, donated $50,000 to endow the award, which is open to students who identify as Latino, Black/African American, American Indian, Asian, Pacific Islander, and/or LGBTQ+.

Babayosimi (Simi) Fadiran, a microbiology major in his second year, is the 2022 recipient of the award, which supports students from underrepresented groups pursuing studies in brewing or fermentation sciences at the University of Wisconsin­–Madison.

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