Desire to improve food safety leads Afghan student to WSU, national fellowship

Barakatullah Mohammadi has received a prestigious Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research Fellowship.

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WSU senior prepares for career in international agriculture with DC fellowship

By Sarah Appel, CAHNRS Academic Programs Esther Rugoli did not want her summer to start off slow. Between online classes and research with USDA wheat breeder Kimberly Garland-Campbell and molecular geneticist Camille Steber, the senior Agricultural Biotechnology major wanted to use her free time to develop professionally and further her investment in international agriculture. Esther […]

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Hyde family’s $1.4 million gift helps student scientists share discoveries at Washington State University

Washington State University President Kirk Schulz announced today that the estate of James and Marilyn Oliver Hyde has gifted $1.4 million to support students in the Department of Entomology at WSU’s College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences. The largest onetime contribution ever designated for WSU insect education and research, the gift is the […]

Prof. Rich Zack and Doctoral Student Megan Asche display insect specimens at a WSU specimen museum filled with cabinets, cases and vials.