Soil science to celebrate 125th anniversary on May 23

The Department of Soil Science will celebrate its 125th year during a day-long event on Friday, May 23. The event, which is designed to recognize the department’s remarkable legacy, will include historical reflections, research updates from leading faculty members and graduate students, and talks by notable alumni.

To see the full program of events or to register, please visit the UW Soil Science 125th Anniversary webpage.

Originally founded by F.H. King as the Department of Agricultural Physics in 1889, the department’s name was later changed to the Department of Soils and then to the Department of Soil Science.


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