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A family playing a board game together

Mar 22, 2020

Combating Stress and Anxiety in Family Life

While stress is the new norm, NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor Kimberly Allen shares ways in which we can reduce stress and anxiety. 

Aerial of Memorial Belltower and surrounding buildings on campus.

Dec 16, 2019

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program Success!

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and NC State’s SNAP-Ed Steps to Health Program (STH) identifies ways to work together to form sustained partnerships. 

Two women eating and laughing in a kitchen.

Feb 18, 2019

Blue Cross NC Invests $5 Million to Combat Diabetes

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina’s investment in Diabetes Free NC will cut diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes by expanding free access to diabetes prevention programs throughout the state. 

eggs on a griddle

Jan 16, 2019

Why Do Egg Whites Turn White When You Cook Them?

Why do egg whites turn white? Does that make them safe to eat? 

CALS student Abby Whitaker with a cow

Oct 19, 2017

Student Spotlight: Passion for Ag Turns into Life Calling

Four years ago Abby Whitaker was confident that CALS was the place to pursue her passion for agriculture, and today she’s surer than ever. 

Oct 18, 2017

CALS Student Helps “Lil’ Aggies” Make Big Splash at State Fair

Step under one of the sprawling livestock tents just behind the Graham Building during the N.C. State Fair, and you’re likely to see CALS student Rachel Brown hard at work. The sophomore ag education major is already living her dream, teaching her nine “Lil’ Aggies” students (ages 4 to 12) the ins and outs of… 

4-H Alumnus Jim Clark has written two histories of North Carolina 4-H, giving back to an organization that deeply influenced his life.

Oct 9, 2017

NC State Prof Inducted Into National 4-H Hall of Fame

For both his lifetime achievements and contributions to 4-H, NC State University professor emeritus and 4-H alumnus Dr. James W.  Clark Jr. was inducted last week into the National 4-H Hall of Fame. 

Four men standing outside and holding bluegrass instruments.

Oct 2, 2017

‘Pickin’ in the Pines’ to Help Send Kids to 4-H Camp

Love barbecue and bluegrass? Check out Pickin’ in the Pines on Oct. 21 at Millstone 4-H Camp. It’s a fundraiser aimed at allowing youth with limited resources to attend a week at 4-H camp next summer. 

Aerial view of downtown Raleigh.

Sep 29, 2017

You Decide: Should North Carolina Bid For Amazon?

By Dr. Mike Walden When I joined the faculty of North Carolina State University four decades ago, buying books – an occupational necessity for academics – was tedious and time-consuming. I’d first contact the NCSU Bookstore, who then ordered the book from the publisher. When it arrived – usually weeks later – I would then… 

CALS alumni award winners gathered for a group shot at the ceremony

Sep 20, 2017

CALS Honors Extraordinary Alumni

CALS alumni, friends, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate more than two dozen extraordinary alumni at the college’s annual Alumni Awards Ceremony.