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Meet alumnus Jordan Mazur

September 19, 2018

How many calories does a professional football lineman need each day? What should he eat to keep his 300-pound muscular frame in good condition? Jordan Mazur is the one who determines these nutritional choices for San Francisco 49ers players. According to nutrition sciences alumnus Mazur, a lineman needs about 4 to 5,000 calories of wholesome […]

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 […]

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