Six of this semester's university-wide Grand Challenges Curriculum (GCC) courses are co-taught by CFANS faculty members. GCC courses use a solution-driven, interdisciplinary approach to tackle a global issue.
Often regarded as ancient symbols of beauty and love, roses have long been valued for their aesthetic qualities and natural allure. Plant Science major Drew Zagala is helping to preserve this beauty through research that creates roses resistant to unsightly diseases.
Who’s the typical CFANS student? Well… our students come from farms and the city, they study the environment and business, and they’re learning how to grow plants and animals. They share the desire to address the world’s greatest challenges. Learn more
Every problem has a solution. Finding it is just a matter of where and how you look. At CFANS, our unique collaborative approach helps us unearth hidden, but obvious, solutions to critical problems.