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Dean’s Research Published in Environmental Journal

October 8, 2018 - College of Agriculture and Human Sciences Dean and Director of Land-Grant Programs, Dr. Gerard D’Souza has a newly published article in the Journal of Environmental Protection. This article highlights innovative computer programs and the means to help individuals develop agent-based modeling, a method used to model complex computer systems. Computer programs [...]

4-H Engages Youth in a Pre-College Outreach Summer Program

October 4, 2018 – The two worlds of Agriculture and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, or STEM had a group of 4-H students shooting for the stars in a recent Youth Lab.  The out-of-this-world lesson was part of the National 4-H Science mission mandate, which is designed to address the following: unsolved worldwide social problems, [...]

Honoring Lindsey Weatherspoon

Oct 3, 2018 - Mr. Lindsey Weatherspoon was born on August 4, 1924 in Cairo, Georgia. He attended Washington High School in Cairo and graduated in 1941. He served in the US Army for about 3 years from 1943 to early 1946 where he achieved the rank of Sergeant and received several decorations before being [...]

College of Agriculture and Human Sciences Student applies for Prestigious Fellowship

October 1, 2018 – In keeping with Frederick Douglass' life of public service and commitment to equity and access, the Frederick Douglass Institute of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education offers the Fredrick Douglass Global Fellowship, in an effort to make study abroad accessible to students from Minority Serving Institutions (MSI). Through the fellowship, 100% of [...]

Goat Judging Workshops and 4-H Goat Judging Contest

October 1, 2018 – In an effort to bring communities proper training and knowledge when it comes to animal judging, Prairie View A&M University’s International Goat Research Center hosts a goat judging workshop and judging contest each summer. This past July, more than 40 youth and adults participated in the goat judging workshop where they [...]

The Dean and Director of Land Grant Programs-90 Days In

October 1, 2018 – It has been an honor and a privilege to assume my unique role over the last 90 days as the new Dean and Director of Land Grant Programs in the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences. Since arriving on "The Hill," it has also been my distinct mission to deliver on the [...]

Seasons Change, As Do Grocery Store Price Ranges

September 17, 2018 - Depending on the season, you may need to brace yourself before your next trip to the grocery store.  Shopper Freda Love admits, she wasn’t ready for the sticker shock she experienced on grocery store shelves. “Is it just me or are food prices becoming more expensive?” she balked. The mother of [...]

Why Ag Nutrition? A Student Profile

September 17, 2018 – It's one of the most important things a college student will do, choose a major. But choosing a major, that is right for you isn't always easy. Often young adults may have an idea of what they want to do, but it may not always correlate with what will make them [...]

Fall is For Planting

September 17, 2018 – Colorful foliage, falling leaves, campfires, and crisp air are all symbolic of fall, which means it's time to connect to nature or putter around in the yard. Because of HGTv's curb appeal segments, homeowners compete for new trends, fads and improved methods to win the coveted yard of the month. They insist [...]

Is Breakfast the Most Important Meal?

September 17, 2018 – If you are like most people, while growing up, you were probably told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. This long-standing advice has withstood common food and nutritional misconceptions, diet myths, and lifestyle changes. And while countless studies and experts alike agree on the advantages, the benefits [...]