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February 17, 2020


After serving as Vice Leader during 2019, Pete Jacoby has advanced to Leader, ASA Sensor-based Water Management Community for 2020.

Dean Wright delivered tenure and promotion notification letters in person on February 11 to CAHNRS faculty located on the Pullman campus, and called faculty located off campus. Please join me in congratulating Dr. Tarah Sullivan on being granted tenure and promotion to Associate Professor Rank, and to Dr. Jessica Goldberger on being promoted to Professor Rank.


CSS Seminars

Johnson Hall 343
1:10-2:00 p.m.

February 17

Presidents Day – no seminar

February 24

Erin Brooks, Dept. of Soil and Water Systems, Univ. of Idaho-Moscow
“Management Implications on Nutrient Transport at the Cook Agronomy Farm”

March 2

  • Stephen Taylor, Soil Science Ph.D. Exit Seminar
    “Nanoplastic and Nanomaterials in Terrestrial Systems: Environmental Concerns and Challenges”
  • Abdelsalam Aldarmon, Soil Science Ph.D. Exit Seminar
    “Effects of Pyrolysis Temperature and Feedstock on Biochar Characteristics And Effects on Chemical and Physical Properties of Sandy Soil”


Proposal and Exit Seminars

February 25

Proposal Defense Seminar

Katherine Naasko
“Effects of Management on Soil Organic Matter, Physical and Microbial Properties in the Inland Pacific Northwest”
Johnson Hall 326, 10:00 a.m.


CSS Executive Committee Meetings

2:10-3:10 p.m., 104E Johnson Hall

  • Monday, March 2nd
  • Monday, April 6th
  • Monday, May 4th


CSS Faculty Meetings

3:00-5:00 p.m., 104E Johnson Hall
Join Zoom Meeting from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android.
Zoom Meeting ID# 449 674 0570

  • Wednesday, March 11 (tentative)
  • Thursday, April 9
  • Wednesday, May 13

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