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WSU scientists enlist citizens in hunt for giant, bee-killing hornet

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Bracing for the Asian giant hornet’s emergence this spring, WSU researchers help roll back its spread.

COVID-19 boredom boom brings new parenting challenges

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The COVID-19 crisis is causing a boom in boredom for kids and adults alike as many states issue shelter-in-place orders. A WSU researcher has tips…

Discovery of a mechanism plants use to toggle on photosynthesis chosen by top journal

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Research team led by WSU has developed a new tool to study how lipids interact with proteins in plants to help understand how photosynthesis happens,…

CAHNRS’ finest: 2020 Faculty and Staff Award Winners named

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64th annual awards recognize CAHNRS’ best teachers, researchers, team players and leaders

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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 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

WSU scientists enlist citizens in hunt for giant, bee-killing hornet

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Bracing for the Asian giant hornet’s emergence this spring, WSU researchers help roll back its spread.
Discovery of a mechanism plants use to toggle on photosynthesis chosen by top journal

Discovery of a mechanism plants use to toggle on photosynthesis chosen by top journal

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Research team led by WSU has developed a new tool to study how lipids interact with proteins in plants to help understand how photosynthesis happens,…
CAHNRS’ finest: 2020 Faculty and Staff Award Winners named

CAHNRS’ finest: 2020 Faculty and Staff Award Winners named

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64th annual awards recognize CAHNRS’ best teachers, researchers, team players and leaders
Washington 4-H shares free, online resources for youth stuck at home

Washington 4-H shares free, online resources for youth stuck at home

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Washington 4-H clubs shift online to build youth potential
India partnership spurs global development of new WSU microwave technologies for safer meals

India partnership spurs global development of new WSU microwave technologies for safer meals

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WSU’s innovative microwave food safety tech rolls into action in India.
In-person to online: instructors prepare to switch courses mid-semester

In-person to online: instructors prepare to switch courses mid-semester

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Online education has been around for almost two decades. Switching a course from in-person to online mid-semester, however, is a new experience.
WSU program helps tri-county farmers grow their operations

WSU program helps tri-county farmers grow their operations

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WSU Extension researchers established the Regional Small Farms Program to help small farm owners come up with personalized solutions to tough questions.

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