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CAHNRS awards recognize students, employees, volunteers
April 13, 2015

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

cookPULLMAN, Wash. – The people who show Washington State University’s College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences at its best were recognized recently at the annual CAHNRS Honors awards ceremony.

Priorities, budgets, mergers, updates
October 24, 2007

WSU may be going back to the future. It is considering merging the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Sciences, 15 years after the original College of Sciences and Arts was split.

 

These discussions are occurring at the same time the university ponders refreshing its strategic plan and debates program priorities and budgets. And it’s no coincidence they converge as WSU’s new president Elson S. Floyd is hitting his stride.

 

“The president is here at an opportune time,” said Erich Lear, dean of the College of Liberal Arts (CLA). “Many of these things have been discussed for the past three years. … » More …

Faculty form council for undergraduate research
March 16, 2007

Twelve faculty from seven WSU colleges have formed the school’s first Undergraduate Research Faculty Council.“We are counting on the members to help us define ‘What is research?’ in terms of the undergraduate experience,” said David Bahr, director of Undergraduate Research, a core unit formed in fall 2006 in the Office of Undergraduate Education.Bahr, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA), chairs the group. Council members include: Wendy Brown, College of Veterinary Medicine; Lori Carris, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS); Andrew Duff, College of Liberal Arts (CLA); Kip Findley, CEA; Tim Freson, College of Education; Andrew Jorgenson, CLA; … » More …

Student Learning Academy aims to improve education
December 15, 2004

Students now have an additional opportunity to speak directly to the Washington State University administration and encourage change. The new President’s Student Learning Academy will give students a chance to voice concerns about their education and overall experience at WSU.The academy aims to be the student’s version of the President’s Teaching Academy for faculty.“WSU will be one of the first in the nation to have such a mechanism for student academic involvement,” ASWSU president Brea Thompson said. “Often administrators come to me to ask my opinion as representative of all students,” Thompson said. “I realized this issue needed more voices than just one and that … » More …