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WSU grad helps Malawi farmers go green

WSU researcher Dan TerAvest helped farmers find ways to sustainably feed a growing world during a three-year sojourn in Africa.

Alumnus sleuth resurrecting ‘lost’ apples

WSU researchers team up with an amateur apple detective to bring back heirloom fruit

The STEM in your Apple

Never before has such a vast amount of genetic information been available to tree fruit breeders. Today, Washington State University researchers know enough about the…

Matching donation reflects couple’s life-long 4-H involvement

Larry and Jan Hiller have been married for 52 years, but their connection to 4-H goes back much further than that. “We’ve both been involved…

Washington 4-H empowers African youth

Children arrive at school hungry, don’t receive any nourishment during their five-hour school days, and can’t afford to bring food from home, according to teachers…

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Extension: Rooted in Service

Imagine farm life in Washington State a century ago: Smoky kerosene lamps lighting up the night reveal no smartphones, laptops, or TVs. Food is cooked…

The Appel Family Celebrates Their Own Extension Anniversary

Three generations of Appels, including 20 WSU alums, have been farming the land outside Colfax for more than 80 years. During half of that time,…

Cultivating Veterans

At a recent graduation ceremony in Pullman, a Presidential Medal of Freedom honoree and former Secretary of Defense thanked WSU students, faculty, and administrators for…

Farm Girls

From making baskets at Farm Women’s camps in the early 1900s to learning about diversified farm management via Google Hangout live streaming during this year’s…

WSU Extension Interactive Retrospective

Enter our time warp for a 123-year retrospective of key events in Extension history

Extension 100th Anniversary Video

Watch interviews with WSU Extension leaders and program participants sharing their experiences with the organization and how it has enriched their lives. Join them in…

Voices of Extension Story Project

For the past century, WSU Extension has applied research and education to improve the quality of life throughout Washington. As part of our yearlong celebration…

Creating a Picture of Extension

One of the ways we are letting people know that WSU Extension is turning 100 years old is with a commemorative poster (shown below). The…

Future Cougs

Check out Future Cougs photos featured in the CAHNRS ReConnect alumni magazine and submit your own photos, here.

Classmate Updates

Nicole Cecil (’96, Interior Design) won the 2013 Commercial Design Award from the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), Intermountain Chapter, for her work on…

Spring 2014 Digital Edition

The Center of Washington Wine

The WSU Wine Science Center is poised to blend research and teaching expertise with the state’s rapidly growing wine industry.

Science and Sensibility: Jim Holmes

Jim Holmes, the retired owner of Ciel du Cheval Vineyards, is a legend in the Washington wine industry as the first to plant grapes on…

Introducing the First WSU Student-made Wine Label

Pour a glass of Riesling from the tall, sleek green bottle labeled Blended Learning, and out comes not only a unique blend of white wine…
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