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The United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture awarded UHD a four-year grant of $250,000 September 2015

This program creates curriculum and an experiential learning synergistically with the new Center for Urban Agriculture and Sustainability (CUAS) at the University of Houston-Downtown.  All UHD undergraduates will have access to 3 new courses that focus on sustainability.  Undergraduates interested in agricultural science can also apply for Experiential Learning in CUAS (EL CUAS).  Through EL CUAS 8 undergraduates per year will work collaboratively in a year-long program where they complete courses, participate in professional development and work to carry out a project with a sustainability or urban agricultural focus.

Details of the grant are available here.



Last updated 11/20/2015 5:11 AM