Category: Connections

Translating Big Ideas into Big Results

When it comes to big ideas, feeding the world and powering the planet top the list—especially when the world population is predicted to grow to…

James Cook Awarded Prestigious Wolf Prize

James Cook, former dean of the Washington State University College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences and emeritus professor of plant pathology and crop…

Plant Disease Diagnostician Joins Plant Pathology

Karen Flint Ward, the newest member of Washington State University’s Department of Plant Pathology, will help make the department’s goal of a Pullman-based plant disease…

Going Global

IR&D Joins CAHNRS

Ten Years of Cultivating Success

Cultivating Success

Graduate Students “NSPIRED” By Nitrogen Policy Research

NSPIRE

The Model Makers

The Model Makers

CAHNRS Fall Enrollment Up

CAHNRS enrollment is up at least 30 percent this fall (2011) compared to last, thanks to excellent recruitment efforts and a large increase in the…

Cheers!

“Celebrate Washington Wine” joins “Auction of Washington Wines” to support V&E Washington State University’s “Celebrate Washington Wine” event has closed one chapter and opened a…

Zapping Our Way to Safer Food

Using newly developed microwave technologies to control bacteria and other microbes that can cause foodborne illnesses and deaths will be the focus of a $5…

Trust Your Kids (When it Comes to Eating)

The familiar dinnertime litany from youngsters—“I’m full”—isn’t always a ploy to leave the table early. Research shows that young children know instinctively when they’ve eaten…

Research Sheds New Light on Bee Health

New research conducted at WSU is the first to demonstrate the sub-lethal effects of pesticide residue exposure on an insect largely responsible for a third…

Eating, Writing, and Arithmetic

A $1 million USDA grant will provide funding for a project that includes four states, 2,800 students, 70 elementary schools, and WSU Extension to engage…

Thomas E. Spencer Aims to Beef Up Reproductive Science

Dr. Tom Spencer has joined the Department of Animal Sciences as the new Baxter Professor of Beef Research. An internationally recognized leader and researcher in…

AMDT Students See China’s Link in Supply Chain

Five Apparel, Merchandising, Design, and Textiles (AMDT) students and Professor Karen Leonas traveled to China May 14–June 4 to learn about textile, apparel, and soft…

CAHNRS Student Award Winners

The Washington State University College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences honored its best and brightest at the 52nd annual awards banquet held in…

4-H, WSC Helped Shape a Successful Life

Her education. Her career. Her husband. Jean Rickard Berney attributes much of her success in life to two things: participating in 4-H and attending Washington…

Scholarships Create Opportunities

With approved tuition hikes for the coming biennium, resident undergraduates at Washington State University will soon be paying nearly $10,000 a year, which is more…

2011 Reunion Spotlight

Golden Grads Front Row: (L to R) Dave Burgess, Marilyn Sontag, Janis Phelps-Fairchild, Jan Thomson, Curt Thomson 2nd Row: (L to R) Garner Ekstran, Barbara…