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One corner of the Centennial Gateway against a cloud-filled sky

Mar 29, 2017

Kathariou Elected to American Academy of Microbiology

Sophia Kathariou, NC State professor of food science and microbiology, has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, an honorific leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology. Fellows are elected… 

BAE's L.T. Woodlief receives an award for 45 years of service to NC State

Mar 22, 2017

Faculty Focus: 45 Years and Going Strong

Labin “L.T.” Woodlief Jr. has worked for NC State University for 45 years. And he’s eyeing the big 5-0. Woodlief, a research specialist in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, received… 

Robert Dunn, Department of Applied Ecology stands in front of a white board with black marker writing

Mar 17, 2017

Yes, We Might Have No Bananas

If you’re a fan of bananas, Rob Dunn has bad news for you. His newest book, “Never Out of Season,” examines the risks of a lack of biodiversity in our food supply.… 

Mike Boyette receives the National Research Impact Award

Mar 13, 2017

Boyette Wins National Research Impact Award

Mike Boyette, Philip Morris Professor of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, recently received a National Research Impact Award at the annual meeting of the southern region of the American Society for Horticultural Science and the horticulture section… 

Julieta Sherk seated in a patio. In the foreground: a statue of a medic aiding a wounded soldier.

Feb 17, 2017

Faculty Focus: Julieta Sherk Wins Fulbright Award

For NC State University’s Julieta Trevino Sherk, a recent visit to the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants Veteran Memorial Garden in Durham was a chance to both look back and… 

Nick Haddad in field with students

Feb 6, 2017

Haddad Named Fellow of Ecological Society of America

Dr. Nick Haddad, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Applied Ecology, has been named a fellow of the Ecological Society of America (ESA) for his outstanding contributions to the science of… 

Rodolphe Barrangou

Jan 23, 2017

Barrangou Wins 2017 NAS Award in Molecular Biology

Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou, the Todd R. Klaenhammer Distinguished Scholar in Probiotics Research and associate professor in the NC State Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, will receive the 2017 National Academy… 

Front exterior of Patterson Hall

Dec 21, 2016

Esbenshade Tapped as FSLI Director

Dr. Ken Esbenshade, NC State Alumni Distinguished Professor of Animal Science, has been named director of the Food Systems Leadership Institute (FSLI), a national executive leadership program for upper-level leaders in higher education,… 

April Shaeffer of CALS Animal Science started a livestock workshop series aimed at women.

Dec 14, 2016

FarmHer Episode Live For Extension’s Newest TV Star

Cheers filled Room 205 of Polk Hall as NC State Extension technician April Shaeffer wrapped up her television debut with a smile. Shaeffer’s North Carolina Leadership and Cattle Handling for Women Producers program garnered… 

Dr. Christopher R. Daubert

Nov 30, 2016

Daubert Named University Research Fellow

Dr. Christopher R. Daubert, head of the NC State Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, has been named an NC State Vice Chancellor Research Fellow. In cooperation with the university’s Office of…