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May 23, 2016

Awards and Achievements

The US News and World Report for Best Global Universities for Agricultural Sciences places WSU #36 worldwide.

QS World University Rankings for Agriculture and Forestry place WSU #45 worldwide.

Craig Morris received the AACCI John C. Halverson Memorial Lecture award. He presented an invited lecture as part of the award at the AACCI Spring Technical Conference in Portland on April 21.

Dr. Caley Gasch, a postdoctoral research associate in Dave Brown’s lab working on the Site-Specific Climate-Friendly Farming project, has accepted an offer to join the North Dakota State University faculty as an Assistant Professor of Soil Health.


Recent Publications

Paudel, B.R., L. Carpenter-Boggs, and S. Higgins. 2016. Influence of brassicaceous soil amendments on potentially beneficial and pathogenic soil microorganisms and seedling growth in Douglas-fir nurseries. Applied Soil Ecology. 105:91-100.



Douglas County Cropping Systems Tour
May 24, 9:00 a.m.
Please RSVP to Donna Rolen at 509-745-8531


Columbia County Conservation Tour
May 25, 9:00 a.m.
For information contact Paul Carter, 509-382-4741


Special Seminar
Dr. Matsuo Eumura, Professor in the Cryobiofrontier Research Center, Iwate University, Morioka, Japan
“Plasma Membrane and Cold Acclimation in Plants: Composition, Structure, and Function”
May 26, 4:00 p.m.
Room 402, BLS


Office of the Provost
Bagels and Brainstorming Meetings
June 1, 8:00-9:00 a.m.
“Recruitment of Graduate Students”
Presenters: Bill Andrefsky, Lori Carris, and Lisa Gloss
To RSVP for a meeting, please send an email to Kristina Peterson-Wilson


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