WSU alumna returns as V&E department’s newest winemaker

As the newest winemaker in WSU’s Department of Viticulture & Enology, alumna Madelyn Caleron is living out her passion.

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WSU partners with local community colleges to enhance urban forests

WSU is working with four local community colleges to improve tree canopy cover in several urban areas throughout the state. The five-year project, designed to increase resilience amid a changing climate, is supported by a nearly $1.8 million USDA grant.

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Love of food science leads WSU grad student to research solutions for smoke-affected wines

Charity Maosah’s passion for agriculture and food science stems from an inquisitive personality and a childhood spent on her family’s farm in Kenya.

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WSU human development department establishes needs-based scholarship for students

The Human Development Student Emergency Fund is a new needs-based scholarship that will help students with financial hardships they face while doing their fieldwork, as well as any other emergency financial needs that arise. 

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WSU Master Gardener Program hopes to extend reach through Endowed Chair Fund

The Endowed Chair Fund will elevate the WSU Master Gardener Program and further increase its impact by supporting the appointment of a faculty member focused on engaging in impactful research projects, developing curricula, and teaching master gardener volunteers.  

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Auction of Washington Wines event raises more than $150,000 for WSU wine science research

WSU wine science faculty, staff, and students joined vintners and other wine industry members for the 2024 Auction of Washington Wines Private Barrel Auction.

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First-gen WSU transfer student looks ahead to bright future in wine industry

WSU transfer student Hector Estrada knows that when he graduates with a bachelor’s degree in viticulture and enology this spring, he’ll have the work experience and knowledge necessary for a successful career in the wine industry.

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Women’s History Month: Honoring the female leaders of CAHNRS

Within CAHNRS, women have consistently broken barriers. A recent sign of progress is illustrated by the college’s current executive leadership team, which includes five women.

WSU Pullman students meet peers, tour winemaking facilities at WSU Tri-Cities campus

Viticulture and enology students from WSU’s Pullman and Tri-Cities campuses had a chance to mingle while learning and tasting wine together during a recent field trip.

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