College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences | Washington State University

André-Denis Girard Wright named dean

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André-Denis Girard Wright, an internationally recognized researcher, has been named dean of WSU’s College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS).

CBS Sunday Morning highlights Cosmic Crisp

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Exploring the heritage and future of apples, journalist Mo Rocca featured the highly anticipated Cosmic CrispTM apple on CBS Sunday Morning. Rocca visited orchards in…

WSU scientist’s species discovery helps save colorful peony from ugly disease

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Andrea Garfinkel, a fall WSU Plant Pathology grad, is helping Northwest peony farmers put a stop to a pervasive pest.

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

College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Science

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.

Leaders in Discovery

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

 

Support for Students

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

 

Real-World Impacts

CAHNRS Cougs extend science to serve individuals, families, and communities at home and around the world. Our impacts enhance quality of life, improve ecological and economic systems, and advance agricultural science.

 

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Your support for the CAHNRS and WSU Extension Excellence Funds allows us to enhance the educational experience and bolster our college’s programs, faculty, and facilities

CAHNRS News

McCluskey named Fellow of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association

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From nutrition to the environment to women in STEM, Dr. Jill McCluskey explores how information, incentives, and perceptions change markets and the world. “Perceptions and…

Teaching life skills key for award winning WSU educator

Teaching life skills key for award winning WSU educator

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Human Development professor Debbie Handy received the first ever Washington Family and Consumer Sciences Education Teacher Educator of the Year award in 2017 for her…

WSU scientist’s species discovery helps save colorful peony from ugly disease

WSU scientist’s species discovery helps save colorful peony from ugly disease

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Andrea Garfinkel, a fall WSU Plant Pathology grad, is helping Northwest peony farmers put a stop to a pervasive pest.

WSU alum awarded for career working to end hunger and malnutrition

WSU alum awarded for career working to end hunger and malnutrition

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WSU recently honored alum and former professor Thomas Lumpkin with the Alumni Achievement Award for his career working to end global hunger and malnutrition.

CBS Sunday Morning highlights Cosmic Crisp

CBS Sunday Morning highlights Cosmic Crisp

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Exploring the heritage and future of apples, journalist Mo Rocca featured the highly anticipated Cosmic CrispTM apple on CBS Sunday Morning. Rocca visited orchards in…

Seeds of knowledge: Researchers explore genetic secrets of plant growth

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

Molecular scientist named Fellow for advancing science

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

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