Student Success and Academic Programs

Students compete to attract next-gen consumers in Columbia capstone challenge

Drawing on their knowledge of trends in society and the apparel industry, WSU students competed to solve real-world challenges with Columbia Sportswear.

Gianna and Rebekah, Columbia presentation

Aspiring first-gen mentor helps find greener food future

Mentorship changed Miguel Rosas’ life, putting him on a path to help feed the world through science.

Miguel Rosas with seedlings in a gel case.

Making CAHNRS better: Awards go to outstanding faculty and staff

Great teachers and advisors, forward-thinking researchers, inspiring Extension specialists, and an impactful team were recognized with annual Faculty and Staff Awards.

Excellence Award- Bealle King

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.

Two people sit at a table, and one stands near the table. In front of the table are small trees in pots. The table cloth on the table has the WSU logo and "WSU Puyallup Research & Extension Center Washington State University." On the table are brochures and flyers. Behind the table are posters and flyers pinned to a bulletin board.

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.

Charity Maosah stands outside

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. 

A WSU student and a child play with toys at a table. Other children and adults are next to and behind them.

CAHNRS Honors go to top students, emerging leaders

The best and brightest scholars in the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences shone Thursday, April 4, 2024, during the CAHNRS Honors awards ceremony

Stubbs and Ikueze

Partner to help tomorrow’s wine leaders overcome unexpected hurdles

With help from passionate Cougs and the wine community, students facing unexpected hurdles can stay on track for success.

Wine science student working with grape liquids.