Understanding how ecosystems function.
FACTS-Natural Resources enables students to use a systems-based understanding of biodiversity, ecosystem function, and habitat resilience to understand the roles that humans play in using natural resources in a sustainable long-term manner.
-Coming Summer of 2018
Enabling plant growth that supports ecosystem function.
FACTS-Horticulture enables students to use a molecular-level understanding of horticultural growth and plant environments to comprehend how plant systems can be managed in ways that promote growth and development without impairing biodiversity.
-Coming Fall of 2019
Sustainably providing rich sources of protein to a hungry world.
FACTS-Animal Science helps students to comprehend how to best manage animal agricultural systems in a manner that is feasible for the ecological, economic, and social constraints of a farm or ranch environment.
-Completion date TBD
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program, Grant No. DGE-1424871. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation