Seeds of knowledge: Researchers explore genetic secrets of plant growth

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Fundamental research sheds light on how genes, hormones help plants grow

Perfect pairing: Chef’s gift delivers big benefits for students

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Donation of Cougar Seasonings business helps Animal Sciences students gain career experience

Sustainable farming pioneer wins Bullitt Prize

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PhD student Cornelius Adewale developing apps to help farmers

WSU scientist showcases beauty, diversity of caterpillars

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David James fell for caterpillars as a child. Now, he’s literally written the book on them.

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With 22 majors, 19 minors, and 27 graduate programs, the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences is one of the largest and most innovative colleges at WSU.

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In 2016, CAHNRS secured research funding exceeding $83 million, which accounts for more than 40% of all WSU research funding.

 

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CAHNRS awards roughly $700,000 in scholarships annually. And to enhance experiences and opportunities, students can participate in 40 different clubs and organizations.

 

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CAHNRS News

Molecular scientist named Fellow for advancing science

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John Peters, director of WSU’s Institute of Biological Chemistry, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Economist McCluskey to advance research on Academy’s Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources

Economist McCluskey to advance research on Academy’s Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources

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  Agricultural economist Jill McCluskey will help advance research frontiers as a newly appointed member of the prestigious National Academy of Science’s Board on Agriculture…

Extension scientist leads search for genetic key to better alfalfa

Extension scientist leads search for genetic key to better alfalfa

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  Forage scientist Steve Norberg will lead a two-year, $250,000 effort to discover the genes behind better alfalfa, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s…

‘We Can Do It’: 2017 Women in Ag Conference to build tomorrow’s leaders

‘We Can Do It’: 2017 Women in Ag Conference to build tomorrow’s leaders

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  Women across the Northwest can become better agriculture leaders in the upcoming 2017 Women in Agriculture Conference, organized by Washington State University. The conference…

Perfect pairing: Chef’s gift delivers big benefits for students

Perfect pairing: Chef’s gift delivers big benefits for students

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Donation of Cougar Seasonings business helps Animal Sciences students gain career experience

Organic ag major expands to Western Washington

Organic ag major expands to Western Washington

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WSU will offer an organic ag major at the WSU Everett campus starting with the spring 2018 semester.

HD researcher benefits from undergrad practicality

HD researcher benefits from undergrad practicality

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Sammy Perone, Human Development professor and director of the WSU Childhood Cognition Laboratory, enjoys working with undergraduate researchers like Jenna Cavena in his lab.

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