Human Sciences

CAHNRS Faculty Feature: Robby Cooper

We asked several CAHNRS Ambassadors, excellent students who love WSU and their college, to name their favorite or most influential professors. And now we’re featuring those nominated educators in this weekly series, which runs through the summer. Today we’re showcasing Robby Cooper, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Human Development. Here are his answers to a […]

Cooper and over a dozen students smile at the camera in an outdoor setting

The Big “H” in CAHNRS

While some of our constituents still refer to us as the “College of Ag,” I appreciate the breadth and diversity captured in our full name — the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences. The “big H” in CAHNRS represents all of the human sciences in the college, which includes human development, economics and […]

Gearing Up for a Great Conversation – Common Reading Program Sets Table for Lively Discussion

It’s an ag dean’s dream. Washington State University’s Common Reading Program for the year has the entire campus and much of the state and nation talking about food and agriculture. What better way to highlight the cutting-edge science, research, teaching and outreach of Washington’s land-grant university and, at the same time, help to educate our […]

Interior Design is Again Top Ranked in the U.S.

I’m pleased to report that CAHNRS design majors continue to excel. DesignIntelligence recently released its 2009 list of best interior design schools and, for the first time, Washington State University’s graduate program in interior design, based at the Interdisciplinary Design Institute in Spokane, was ranked among the nation’s best. DesignIntelligence is a bimonthly journal for […]

AMDT Transforms Itself for a Bright Future

Advancements in CAHNRS are not limited to agriculture. Over the past two years, a renaissance has been taking place in one of our human sciences departments – the Department of Apparels, Merchandising, Design and Textiles. Known mainly for its high-enrollment undergraduate program, AMDT is in the midst of a transformation which will make significant contributions […]