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CAHNRS Faculty and Staff Awards Nominations begin November 28. Learn more about the selection process.

Emma Ferari-Zimmerman

Emma Ferari-Zimmerman

Emma Ferari-Zimmerman,

Expected Graduation: Spring 2024

Hometown: Wenatchee, WA

Major: Animal Sciences – Pre-Veterinary

Minor: Food Science

Extracurricular Involvement:

Human Development Club Treasurer

Clerical Assistant for New Student Enrollment and New Coug Orientation

WSU Extension 4-H Washington State Teen Conference Intern

Get to Know Emma:

What is special about being a CAHNRS Coug?

Being a CAHNRS Coug means meeting so many different people in different fields, but all having an appreciation for growing and learning together.

Who is your favorite professor?

Dr. Irlbeck has a fun, interactive approach to teaching and has a real passion for her area of expertise (Animal Nutrition).

Why WSU?

I chose WSU because of the community primarily, but I also love the Pullman area. There is such a diverse community and a wide range of opportunities for everyone that I really felt that I would find my place for the time being.

Other Facts About Emma:

Birthday: August 22

Pronouns: She/Her

Emma lives with her twin sister and their three cats – all of which have very distinct and differing personalities!

Career Plans: Attending a graduate program in exotic and comparative animal nutrition to one day potentially work at an accredited zoo or aquarium

Questions for Emma? Email her at