Departments

In Vivo

On Henry Mall

  • Early Excitement

    CALS faculty work with elementary school students and teachers to help improve science learning

  • Safer Native Foods

    A CALS bacteriologist is working with Alaska Natives and other groups to keep botulism out of seal oil and other traditional favorites

  • A CALS “Bridge to Business” Turns 20

    The Renk Agribusiness Institute has earned its laurels, but with a new director and fresh ideas for the coming decade, the institute has no plans to rest on them

  • Experts in “Smart Energy”

    A new one-year master’s degree at CALS fills a needed niche helping companies with energy analysis and conservation

Field Notes

  • Unintended Consequences: Democratic Republic of the Congo

    For Dominic Parker, a professor of agricultural and applied economics, a research foray into mining practices in Africa dug up some unexpected findings. Parker wanted to study effects that recent U.S. legislation might have on “conflict minerals”—raw materials from parts of ... Read More

Living Science

  • The “Icing” on the DNA

    Xuehua Zhong uses plants to study epigenetics, an exciting new field that is broadening our understanding of how some traits might be passed down from one generation to the next.

Working Life

Final Exam

Know How