Fermentation Science

CAHNRS Talk Tuesday: Jillian Nordness

Each week, we showcase one of our CAHNRS Ambassadors, a student leadership organization that encourages students to pursue higher education and serves as a liaison between the college and the greater community. This week, we’re featuring Jillian Nordness, a senior from Kirkland, Wash. What are you studying? I’m majoring in Food Science–Fermentation Science. Favorite Show/Movie: Bob’s Burgers Favorite Cougar Tradition: […]

Graphic of student's interests with a formal portrait photo.

Fermentation Science senior brews beer

By Maya Wahl, CAHNRS Academic Programs From working with bears to working with farmers and everything in between, CAHNRS students fuel their passions through hands-on experiences that you can’t find anywhere else on campus. Students work hard all year long to secure amazing jobs and internships to continue their learning outside of the classroom. Some […]

Caleb Wiebe pours a pink liquid into a giant stainless steel vat.

Hop researchers learn advanced brewing techniques

PROSSER, Wash. – In 1980, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. founder Ken Grossman effectively put the Cascade hop of Yakima, Wash., on the map. The hop was central to the pale ale that made Grossman’s company a household name. More than three decades later, Washington State University researchers studying optimal brewing qualities with that same hop recently […]