Voices of Extension Story Project

For the past century, WSU Extension has applied research and education to improve the quality of life throughout Washington. As part of our yearlong celebration of Extension’s 100th birthday, CAHNRS Communications invites former and current students, faculty, staff, and friends to share how WSU Extension programs, services, and people have enriched their lives. Whether Extension […]

Creating a Picture of Extension

One of the ways we are letting people know that WSU Extension is turning 100 years old is with a commemorative poster (shown below). The poster creates a colorful and lasting reminder of this milestone in our state’s history. Illustrator Robin Moline’s artwork captures the diverse beauty and geography of Washington State from east to […]

Science and Sensibility: Jim Holmes

Jim Holmes, the retired owner of Ciel du Cheval Vineyards, is a legend in the Washington wine industry as the first to plant grapes on Red Mountain in the Yakima Valley. Today, the region is covered with vineyards making the most of the high pH soil and low-rainfall climate that stimulate vines into producing highly coveted winegrapes.

Introducing the First WSU Student-made Wine Label

Pour a glass of Riesling from the tall, sleek green bottle labeled Blended Learning, and out comes not only a unique blend of white wine grapes from the Yakima Valley, but the story of six WSU students finding opportunity and education in the heart of Washington wine country.

Building the Village

Inspiring, connected and recharged—just a few of the words women from more than one hundred different walks of life used to describe their experience at the first WSU Women’s Transformational Leadership Symposium last fall.

Women’s Transformational Leadership Symposium participants