Stories From Nov 2016
Clouse Named AAAS Fellow
Dr. Steven D. Clouse, an emeritus professor from NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
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.
Faculty Focus: Behind the Scenes in the Vascular Plant Herbarium
NC State University’s Vascular Plant Herbarium Director describes what it’s like to look after more than a hundred thousand plant specimens – and why it’s important.
You Decide: Will The Trump Economic Policies Work?
A big part of the presidential political campaigns centered on the economy, with candidates talking about boosting economic growth, creating jobs and improving pay. With Mr. Trump the winner, all eyes will be on the policies he will promote to achieve these goals. So what will President-elect Trump eventually do to help the economy?
AgPack Strong: All in the Family
What does it take to run one of the largest turkey operations in North Carolina? Read on to hear from Paul Talley, a grad of the Prestage Department of Poultry Science.
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.
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.
Husband-Wife Team Pioneers Zika Vaccine to Last a Lifetime
Drs. Dennis Brown and Raquel Hernandez are testing a one-shot vaccine that could grant lifetime immunity against the widely feared Zika virus.
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.
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.