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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

Pilot project turns corn husks, stalks, leaves into jet fuel

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WSU scientist joins national research team turning corn waste to sustainable fuel.
Planting trees at the new WSU Horticulture Center

Planting trees at the new WSU Horticulture Center

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New trees have finally been planted at WSU’s new Horticulture Center, replacing the old Tukey Orchard, that will serve as a hands-on, outdoor classroom.
WSU Extension joins partnership to make digital skills training accessible

WSU Extension joins partnership to make digital skills training accessible

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WSU Extension partners with Wenatchee-based tech organization to give rural job seekers new skills.
Longtime alumni bestow Distinguished Professorship gift

Longtime alumni bestow Distinguished Professorship gift

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Alex and Beth Swantz established a distinguished professorship that will be used to improve teaching and learning for current WSU students.
Scientists study babies’ emotions to understand origins of risky behavior, depression

Scientists study babies’ emotions to understand origins of risky behavior, depression

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Washington State University researchers are launching a four-year study of babies’ emotional reactions and responses, seeking a greater understanding of how humans develop safe and…
Northwest Center for Small Fruits Research funds new WSU wine research

Northwest Center for Small Fruits Research funds new WSU wine research

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Viticulture researchers at Washington State University will tackle vineyard and winery challenges, including red blotch virus, heat stress, and wine faults, with support from the…
Schedule time for U-pick pumpkins at WSU organic farm

Schedule time for U-pick pumpkins at WSU organic farm

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Schedule a time to pick your own pumpkins at the WSU Eggert Family Orgnanic Farm.

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