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Master Gardener Program looks ahead as it celebrates milestone

September 18, 2018

The seeds of the Master Gardener Program were sown during the early 1970s in the Pacific Northwest when agricultural extension faculty at Washington State University began receiving an increasing number of plant-related inquiries from homeowners. The educators had primarily been delivering programming on crop production and commercial horticulture, but as local communities flourished, it led […]

CAHNR in the news

September 14, 2018

Landscape Architecture Magazine mentioned the project of Tao Wu, a landscape architecture graduate student. She proposed making a former industrial site in Naples, Italy into a transitional community for incoming refugees. Wu’s advisor, Associate Professor Kristin Schwab, said that the model could be applied to other contexts and populations. NPR posted an interview with Professor […]

Awards and accolades for CAHNR

September 14, 2018

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Medical and Scientific Commission invited Department of Kinesiology Professor Douglas Casa to be a member of the IOC Adverse Weather Impact expert working Group in preparation for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Casa is also the chief executive officer of the Korey Stringer Institute. By Patsy Evans

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