Taking Ag To High School: Award-Winning Teacher (And CALS Alum) Jillian Ford
A recent double-CALS grad, Onslow County high school teacher Jillian Ford just nabbed a new title: the Southeast’s 2018 Outstanding Early Career Teacher, according to the National Association of Agricultural Educators.
Temple Grandin Visits NC State
Lines stretched around the lobby and out the door of NC State’s McKimmon Center when autism advocate, best-selling author and agriculture innovator Temple Grandin returned to campus for a book signing and lecture in early April.
Christian Gray Is #AgPackStrong
He's trained first-round NBA picks, but when CALS alum Christian Gray has to choose between a business trip and a middle school graduation, he'll cancel the business trip every time. Gray transforms lessons from a challenging childhood into youth mentorship, both on and off the court.
From 4-H to the Brickyard
When 4-H Skillathon champion and second-generation CALS student MaryBeth Tyndall hits the Brickyard on the first day of classes, she’ll already know her way around campus.
All About Eve
Extension Agent Eve Honeycutt braves 4-H, hurricanes and horse manure. All in a day’s work.
Princess? Ballerina? Not A Chance.
Since she was a child, Erin Stewart has dreamed of a career in agriculture. Now a junior agriculture education major in CALS, she’s taking advantage of every opportunity to turn that dream into reality.
What Should Elephants Eat?
Every six weeks, animal science graduate student Jordan Wood’s research requires a trip to the zoo. The project: understand how native tree species could be used to supplement the diet of the North Carolina Zoo’s African elephants.
Animal Science Partnership Nabs National Symposium
About 600 pre-veterinary students and 30 advisors from 77 colleges and universities across the United States attended the American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association Symposium, traveling from as far away as Oregon and Puerto Rico to engage in hands-on labs and lectures on current veterinary topics.
CALS Student Scientists Dance – With Research
CALS students push themselves beyond traditional science classes, and in turn, find fresh perspective and a much-needed outlet for stress relief and creative thinking.
Five Things To Know About Farm Animal Days 2017
Maybe you’re a longtime Farm Animal Days expert. Maybe you’ve already picked your date and registered online (though you don’t have to register in order to attend), and all that’s left is to decide whether you’ll try roping a cow right away, or go straight for the free Howling Cow ice cream.