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WSU’s first Fulbright-Nat Geo Storyteller award takes bee researcher to Spain

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Join economist Ken Casavant at Alumni Achievement Award celebration, May 23

Join economist Ken Casavant at Alumni Achievement Award celebration, May 23

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Honored for five decades of outstanding teaching and research at Washington State University, Ken Casavant, Emeritus Professor in WSU’s School of Economic Sciences, will receive…
Award-winning Extension leader helps rural families, women and communities thrive

Award-winning Extension leader helps rural families, women and communities thrive

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Serving farm families, women in agriculture, food-service workers, and dozens of Northwest communities for nearly 50 years, Washington State University Extension leader and educator Margaret…
Scientist sleuths seek DNA clues in the environment to help rare, threatened amphibians

Scientist sleuths seek DNA clues in the environment to help rare, threatened amphibians

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E-DNA holds secrets that can help threatened, beneficial wildlife co-exist with people.
Save the date: WSU-hosted conference explores the digital transformation of fashion, design

Save the date: WSU-hosted conference explores the digital transformation of fashion, design

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Exploring how the fast-evolving digital world is changing our clothing and fashions, Washington State University’s Department of Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles (AMDT) will co-host…
Dean, students welcome 88th Washington FFA Convention to WSU

Dean, students welcome 88th Washington FFA Convention to WSU

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  Welcoming more than 2,000 Washington FFA members to Washington State University, students and faculty in the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences, including Dean…
Lentils will help you run faster: communicating food benefits gets kids to eat healthier

Lentils will help you run faster: communicating food benefits gets kids to eat healthier

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Using affirming statements could help parents get children interested in eating healthier at a key stage in their development.
An electric tongue can handle more spicy foods than you can

An electric tongue can handle more spicy foods than you can

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Food Science researchers have found that the e-tongue can differentiate between levels of spiciness much better than people, without having to deal with tired taste…
Photo Gallery: CAHNRS Class of 2019 celebrates commencement

Photo Gallery: CAHNRS Class of 2019 celebrates commencement

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Students’ dairy health knowledge brings first-place win at Intercollegiate Challenge

Students’ dairy health knowledge brings first-place win at Intercollegiate Challenge

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Competing to show and spread knowledge, students take first at Georgia.
Economics student’s research helps get plastic out of our food, water

Economics student’s research helps get plastic out of our food, water

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Kevin Morris is helping reveal how we can change the way we use plastic in farming
Grad seeks earth-friendly defense against voracious, nearly invisible pest

Grad seeks earth-friendly defense against voracious, nearly invisible pest

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New PhD grad seeks green defense for spider mites
100 years of WSU discovery at Prosser

100 years of WSU discovery at Prosser

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Sensor can detect spoiled milk before opening

Sensor can detect spoiled milk before opening

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WSU researchers have developed a sensor that can ‘smell’ if milk is still good or has gone bad without opening the packaging.
Students thanked at new greenhouse dedication

Students thanked at new greenhouse dedication

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New greenhouse officially opens at WSU Eggert Family Organic Farm.
College-age males at bars, parties more likely to be sexually aggressive

College-age males at bars, parties more likely to be sexually aggressive

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WSU researchers have found that college men who frequently attend parties or go to bars are more likely to be sexually aggressive compared to those…
Big plans in future after long journey leads to graduation

Big plans in future after long journey leads to graduation

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Endalkachew Abebaw graduates in May after a very successful college career that includes many awards and an internship in the Washington State Legislature.
Named Associate Dean, Scot Hulbert leads CAHNRS research for safe, sustainable world

Named Associate Dean, Scot Hulbert leads CAHNRS research for safe, sustainable world

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Leading new discoveries at WSU, plant pathologist Scot Hulbert has been named Associate Dean for Research in CAHNRS.
Senator learns about close WSU-USDA partnership during tour

Senator learns about close WSU-USDA partnership during tour

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Sen. Patty Murray toured WSU’s Plant Growth Facility to learn about research projects and WSU’s innovative partnership with USDA-ARS.
Latest fashions emerge from AMDT students

Latest fashions emerge from AMDT students

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The 36th Annual WSU Mom’s Weekend Fashion Show featured creativity & innovation, including Dean’s Choice award winner Berenice Diaz Medrano
From struggling writer to award-winning wine maker: Graduating V&E student named Wine Spectator Student of the Year

From struggling writer to award-winning wine maker: Graduating V&E student named Wine Spectator Student of the Year

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When Madeleine Higgins was trying to pay the rent in New York as a struggling fashion writer, she never dreamed that one day she would…
Scientists seek causes, better predictions for South Asia’s changing monsoon

Scientists seek causes, better predictions for South Asia’s changing monsoon

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For billions, the rains of the South Asian summer monsoon are a matter of life and death.
Real talk with parents helps students avoid freshman-year risks

Real talk with parents helps students avoid freshman-year risks

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Moms and dads who encourage candid talk about college life can help their children survive and thrive amid the tricky transition to higher education, says…
Keeping the taste, reducing the salt

Keeping the taste, reducing the salt

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Food Science professor combining salts to improve health outcomes without affecting how tasty the food is.
WSU to use new refrigerators in study to help save honey bees

WSU to use new refrigerators in study to help save honey bees

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WSU’s honey bee research team will advance their study of refrigeration to fight varroa mites that harm honey bees with help from two new grants.…
Award honors Ron Mittelhammer’s lifetime of service to Cougs, WSU economics

Award honors Ron Mittelhammer’s lifetime of service to Cougs, WSU economics

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Very few educators have touched as many minds and hearts at Washington State University as Ron Mittelhammer.
CAHNRS represents at Taste of Washington Wine

CAHNRS represents at Taste of Washington Wine

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CAHNRS Dean André-Denis Wright attended the event to talk about the impact WSU’s wine science program has on the wine industry and taste some amazing…
Some bacteria make a big difference in dryland wheat farming

Some bacteria make a big difference in dryland wheat farming

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New research from USDA-ARS, a proud WSU partner in ag research, shows even a single species of bacteria can positively affect soils and plants.
Network of knowledge means safer dairies

Network of knowledge means safer dairies

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Amber Adams Progar has partnered with dairy farmers and researchers to master safer farm practices and cow-handling techniques
Fixing faults in the science of wine

Fixing faults in the science of wine

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A bottle of wine that smells “off” has long been the aficionado’s dread and the industry’s curse
Come home to CAHNRS: Gala thanks outstanding supporters, students

Come home to CAHNRS: Gala thanks outstanding supporters, students

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Thanked for the many ways they help students succeed, hundreds of alumni, partners, and friends came home for 2019 CAHNRS Honors.