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The prevalence of protected wildlife areas in borderlands makes international relations key to the survival of lynx, bears and other large migratory animals, according to…

Lifetime award honors industry impact of WSU’s ‘Dr. Christmas Tree’

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WSU’s Gary Chastagner has a passion for Christmas trees and science. That passion has led to a rewarding career and lifetime achievement award from the…

Bee efficiency boosts diversified farming

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New WSU research finds the more diverse a farm’s plant population, the more beneficial it is for bee pollinators, and the more efficiently those pollinators…

New professor uses high-tech sensors to study forest threats, resilience

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Forest ecologist lifts his vantage point to discover how forests can survive devastating changes

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.

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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

Addiction prevention scholar takes over as department chair

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Michael Cleveland will be the new chair of the Department of Human Development starting Jan. 1.
New professor uses high-tech sensors to study forest threats, resilience

New professor uses high-tech sensors to study forest threats, resilience

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Forest ecologist lifts his vantage point to discover how forests can survive devastating changes
Bee efficiency boosts diversified farming

Bee efficiency boosts diversified farming

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New WSU research finds the more diverse a farm’s plant population, the more beneficial it is for bee pollinators, and the more efficiently those pollinators…
Lifetime award honors industry impact of WSU’s ‘Dr. Christmas Tree’

Lifetime award honors industry impact of WSU’s ‘Dr. Christmas Tree’

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WSU’s Gary Chastagner has a passion for Christmas trees and science. That passion has led to a rewarding career and lifetime achievement award from the…
Satellites show promise as tool for monitoring crop development

Satellites show promise as tool for monitoring crop development

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Images from space could be the next leap ahead for farmers seeking to monitor their crops over large or scattered plots.
Jan 17-18: Cascadia Grains Conference helps revitalize local grain economy

Jan 17-18: Cascadia Grains Conference helps revitalize local grain economy

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Two-day event helps grow a regional grain economy west of the Cascades.
Research shows boredom is on the rise for adolescents, especially girls

Research shows boredom is on the rise for adolescents, especially girls

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New research finds boredom is rising year after year for U.S. teens.

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