July 2008 News Releases

Evergreen Organic Farm earns “Salmon-Safe” certification

Evergreen State College Organic Farm is the first college farm to receive Salmon-Safe certification, an emerging Northwest eco-label to recognize agricultural practices that protect water quality, fish and wildlife habitat, and native biodiversity.

Published: July 03, 2008

Predator Virus Attacks Lethal E. coli at Source

Researchers at The Evergreen State College in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture at Texas A&M have been working to increase food safety by reducing the populations of E. coli in the guts of sheep and cattle.

Published: July 16, 2008

Partnership for Native Student Success

The Partnership for Native American College Access and Success—a collaboration of five Washington state higher education institutions—has received $292,000 from the Gates Foundation and $195,000 from the Lumina Foundation to strengthen postsecondary curriculum for Native students in Washington and create a clear pathway to a bachelor’s degree for Native Americans in Muckleshoot and Tulalip communities.

Published: July 29, 2008