CAHNRS Talk Tuesday: Grace Murekatete

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 Grace Murekatete, a junior from Kigali, Rwanda. What are you studying? I’m majoring in Agricultural Biotechnology. Favorite Show/Movie: Grey’s Anatomy Favorite Cougar Tradition: My favorite […]

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Two weeks fighting to solve global food security

When it comes to complex problems, solving global food security ranks high on any list. With a changing global climate, shifting politics, warfare, and economic problems, there is no silver bullet to make safe, healthy food available to everyone on Earth. But at the Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security, they’re asking graduate students […]

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Cougs Abroad

By Maya Wahl, CAHNRS Academic Programs Summer looks different for students across WSU: some head home, some stay on campus to take classes, some work on internships locally, and some travel across the globe to explore the world. This summer two viticulture and enology students, Madeline Nichols and Jessica Marston, have travelled across the world to […]

In a room of oak wine casks, Madeline Nichols pulls out a sample of wine from one barrel using a long tube.

WSU Faculty Member Honored for International Work

PULLMAN, Wash. – Naidu Rayapati, a plant virologist at the Washington State University Prosser Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center, has received the International Service Award from the American Phytopathological Society. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to plant pathology by international members for countries other than their own. Rayapati was honored for accomplishments in solving […]