We transform challenges into agriculture and life sciences opportunities.
Richard Linton, Dean
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Saving Lives Through Horticulture
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Recent News More Stories
From Pest to Love Bug: NC State Helps Kids Learn More About Insects
As a young girl turns a glass vial over in her hand, the caterpillar inside wriggles. The girl squeals. And with just three words – “I love caterpillars!” – it’s clear that the day’s lesson hasn’t been lost on her.
CALS Hiring 21 Faculty
To better prepare our students and serve our clientele, CALS is looking for world-class talent in people who share our values and passion for excellence.
The Next Science Guy?
We all know that GMOs are controversial, but what, exactly, are they? For a matter-of-fact explanation, check out the short animated video that Antonio Alonso-Stepanov created for YouTube.
Olympic Bronze Medalist Dives Into Physiology at CALS
Diver Nick McCrory nabbed a bronze medal in the 2012 Olympics. Now, he’s in the Physiology Program at CALS with his sights on a new goal: medical school.
Leading the Way
NC State ag research has a massive economic impact on rural North Carolina.
The Covington sweet potato, developed at NC State, makes up 20% of the global market.
CALS research has generated more than $25 million in licensing revenue since 2011.
Are Your Neighbors Dangerous Pests?
Dr. Michael Reiskind investigates the growth of suburban neighborhoods and how their development effects the species of mosquitos present in the Raleigh area.