NC State University horticulture professor Julia Kornegay

Saving Lives Through Horticulture

Julia Kornegay’s quick action during the Rwandan genocide helped prevent famine and save lives.

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We transform challenges into agriculture and life sciences opportunities.

Dean Rich Linton

Richard Linton, Dean

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Bronze medalist Nick McCrory Dives in the 2012 Olympics. He is now pursuing a physiology degree in CALS at NC State University.

Olympic 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.

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Leading the Way

$1.5B

NC State ag research has a massive economic impact on rural North Carolina.

1-in-5

The Covington sweet potato, developed at NC State, makes up 20% of the global market.

$25M

CALS research has generated more than $25 million in licensing revenue since 2011.