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CAHS Dean Hosts College-Wide Meeting

January 14 - Prairie View A&M University College of Agriculture and Human Sciences students will return to campus to start the Spring 2019 semester focused and ready to take on new goals. Thanks to the productive College-Wide Meeting held on January 9th, this energy will be matched by the faculty, staff, and supporters of the [...]

CARC Research Publishes New Research in Journal of Mountain Science

January 14 - Dr. Ram Ray had the opportunity to study the hydrological cycle and the way evapotranspiration affects freshwater resources using satellite data. Along with his colleagues Ma Ze-zhong, and He Yi-ping, this team of researchers focused on the infamous Three Gorges Reservoir Region in China where they were able to evaluate the impact [...]

CARC and Department of Biology Collaborates to Serve Holleman Elementary Science Students

December 10 - Crossing the lines of learning is something that Prairie View A&M University prides itself on and that was no different when the Cooperative Agriculture Research Center and the Department of Biology recently collaborated to serve as judges for a science fair held at Holleman Elementary School in Waller ISD. Dr. Gloria Regisford, serves [...]

New Research Published in Journal of Hydrology

November 26 - Communities in urban areas succumb to flash flooding very often during times of sudden and heavy rain. Cooperative Agricultural Research Center scientist Dr. Hamideh Habibi and her colleague Dr. Dong-Jun Seo have studied how the network of drainage systems in these areas can impact flash flooding. The team recently shared their findings in [...]

CARC Researcher’s Study Featured in Health Blog

November 26 - Having a glass of milk for many people doesn’t seem like a daunting task. For individuals whose bodies digest milk differently, the excitement of enjoying dairy products is very short-lived. A Cooperative Agricultural Research Center scientist is doing his part to make sure everyone is able to have dairy options that are [...]

Spice Up Your Thanksgiving with Sorrel Juice

November 19 - It’s that special time of year when we reunite with family and enjoy special feasts. Most families have extraordinary recipes and foods that they prepare for Thanksgiving, some of which are particularly exceptional to their culture. On Prairie View A&M University’s farm, researchers are studying sorrel, a subtropical plant that has potential to [...]

CARC Researchers Publish Study on Climate Change Effects on Irrigation

November 19 - Agriculture is a global staple that's heavily impacted by climate change each day. Prairie View A&M University researchers Dr. Ripendra Awal and Dr. Ali Fares have taken their research on climate change effects in the Brazos Headwaters Basin to the next level by focusing on the necessary irrigation requirements farmers in the [...]

CAHS Alumni Leading Students Into Veterinary Careers

Novemember 12 - Veterinary science students at Nimitz High School in Irving Independent School District are learning the ins and outs of running a veterinary clinic through the Nimitz Pet Care program. This business is solely run by the students under the guidance of Demond Spiller, a College of Agriculture and Human Sciences alumni who has [...]

CARC Researchers Publish on National MDPI Website

November 12 - Some would argue that Global climate change has significantly shifted various weather patterns and impacted a multitude of climates. Prairie View A&M University researchers Dr. Ripendra Awal, Dr. Haimanote Bayabil, and Dr. Ali Fares set out to find out how extreme precipitation due to climate change has taken its toll on the [...]

Investigating the Potential of Growing Sorrel in Texas

November 12 - On the continent of Africa, a plant with a white to pale yellow colored flower admired for its beauty is also revered for its medicinal powers. Known as sorrel in Jamaica, the fruits of this plant is widely consumed in the form of teas and festive holiday drinks. In Belize, Central America [...]