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College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Science

“Regardless of our race, color, or ethnicity, we all have a role to play in ending racism and guaranteeing an inclusive and equitable community. I encourage you to be agents of change, to speak out against these injustices, and demand long overdue change. That change starts now.”

– André-Denis Wright
CAHNRS Dean

CAHNRS stands in solidarity with the African-American community. Read Dean Wright’s statement.

#BlackLivesMatter


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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CAHNRS News

Next teaching leader, Tadd Wheeler, joins WSU’s Agricultural Technology and Production Management program

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Tadd Wheeler prepare students for careers that blend technological know-how with modern agriculture
WSU researchers join $9.8M project to study low-moisture food safety

WSU researchers join $9.8M project to study low-moisture food safety

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Low-moisture foods, like cereals and flour, dried fruit and nuts, have been recalled repeatedly in the last few years, posing health risks to consumers and…
New degree in place for wine students

New degree in place for wine students

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Students can now earn a bachelor’s degree in Viticulture and Enology from WSU.
Congratulations to Shane Giese, CAHNRS senior development director, on retirement

Congratulations to Shane Giese, CAHNRS senior development director, on retirement

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Shane Giese, senior director of Alumni and Development in the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences, will retire June 30, 2020, after leading…
CAHNRS welcomes new lead fundraiser

CAHNRS welcomes new lead fundraiser

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Nicholas Dolce takes over as Senior Director of Development for the College of Agricultural Human, and Natural Resource Sciences starting July 1. Nick comes to…
Robotic crop pollination goal of new $1 million grant

Robotic crop pollination goal of new $1 million grant

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A team led by WSU scientists received grant to develop robotic technology for crop pollination.
Highlighting rural broadband access gap, WSU-supported Broadband Action Team draws interest from FCC chairman

Highlighting rural broadband access gap, WSU-supported Broadband Action Team draws interest from FCC chairman

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Collaborative effort to reveal gaps in broadband availability draws interest of Federal Communications Commission

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