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Month: November 2016

An array of poinsettias

Nov 29, 2016

Poinsettias on Display Dec. 4

Get in the holiday spirit this weekend at the annual Poinsettia Open House at NC State University’s JC Raulston Arboretum. The free event — featuring over 100 cultivars of poinsettias — will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday Dec. 4. 

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Nov 22, 2016

Cooking Stuffing This Holiday? Here’s a Simple Way to Help Ward Off Foodborne Illness

Some food safety tips to help you avoid making loved ones sick this holiday season — because nothing ruins a get-together like projectile vomiting. 

portrait of Vivian Howard

Nov 21, 2016

Vivian Howard to Speak at NC State

Award-winning chef, TV personality, author and NC State alumna Vivian Howard will return to campus Dec. 15 to deliver the annual Eloise S. Cofer Lecture on connecting food, family and community. 

Dr. Michael Schulman, childhood obesity researcher at NC State's CALS.

Nov 16, 2016

Study: Poverty and Location Impact Childhood Obesity in NC

According to data from 38 counties, NC children living in rural counties or attending high-poverty schools are more likely to be obese, says a new study co-authored by CALS researcher Michael Schulman. 

CALS researcher Dr. Benjamin Reading at NC State's Pamlico Aquaculture Field Lab in Aurora, N.C.

Nov 16, 2016

Genetic Puzzle-Solver Wins Early Career Honor

A new research award aids Benjamin Reading in his pursuit of solutions to a problem that has puzzled scientists for generations. 

Portrait of Iliana Santillian-Carrillo

Nov 14, 2016

Alumna Promotes Change Through Work at El Pueblo

As a community organizer at El Pueblo, a nonprofit organization located in Raleigh, N.C., Martha “Iliana” Santillian-Carrillo works to build positive social change in the Latino community. 

cow at N.C. State Fair

Nov 8, 2016

The Big Dance

Check out this video for a peek behind the scenes of Bandys High FFA students in action at the North Carolina State Fair, under the leadership of their beloved teacher and CALS grad Shannon Vanhoy.