Stories From 2017

Sep 21, 2017

Dr. Fabio Santeramo Awarded Best Italian PhD Dissertation Award

Dr. Fabio Santeramo was awarded the Best Italian PhD Dissertation Award by the Italian Society of Agricultural Economics at the Italian Congress of the SIDEA (Società Italiana di Economia Agraria.)  The award (“Antonio Cioffi” Best Italian PhD dissertation award) consisted of […]

Sep 18, 2017

Dr. John Beghin Receives Quality of Research Discovery Award from the European Association of Agricultural Economists

The Publication Awards program of the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) recognizes professional excellence in research contributing to the advancement of knowledge in areas related to food, agriculture and resource economics. The Publication Awards program of the EAAE includes […]

Sep 12, 2017

Dr. Zachary Brown Connects with the Socio-Ecological Synthesis Center Through His Research

Dr. Zachary Brown recently attended the Pursuit: Living with Resistance meeting at the Socio-Ecological Synthesis Center in Annapolis, MA. Visiting scholars came together to address the socio-ecological dilemmas that constrain society’s response to resistance evolution in pathogens, biocide resistance in food production, harvest selection in wild populations, and invasive species challenges in environmental management.

Sep 1, 2017

You Decide: Are The Humanities Still Useful In A Tech World?

The question today is how relevant the humanities are to an increasingly technological world. STEM enrollment has seen significantly higher growth compared the humanities since 2000. In our tech-heavy society, will STEM majors flourish while humanities majors flounder?

Aug 31, 2017

Another Successful Camp Resources hosted by CEnREP

Camp XXIV’s a wrap!  Wind and rain did not deter attendance at the 24th annual Camp Resources!  The workshop was hosted by CEnREP’s Director and Associate Director, Laura Taylor and Roger von Haefen, along with CEnREP’s founding director, Kerry Smith.  The workshop was attended […]

Aug 30, 2017

Economic Perspective: How Are We Doing?

Many households appear to feel stuck economically, and are not seeing their standard of living improving. Do the numbers support this?

Aug 29, 2017

CALS Tailgate is Just Around the Corner!

Join us for CALS Tailgate before the Wolfpack home opener against Marshall on Saturday, Sept. 9. In a family-friendly atmosphere, Tailgate highlights the people, programs and partners that make the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences great. The event takes place at 2:30 […]

Aug 25, 2017

AgPack Strong: Leigh Hammond, The Quadruple Threat

CALS alum Leigh Hammond earned degrees from NC State, taught here and is now a benefactor to those following in his footsteps.

Aug 21, 2017

Economic Perspective: E-Commerce and Retailing

A greater share of the sales market today takes place online. How has the shift from retail stores affected the employment opportunities?

Aug 18, 2017

Dr. Harrison Fell’s Research on U.S. Emissions Mentioned in Washington Post

Dr. Harrison Fell, ARE professor and environmental economist, was mentioned in an article in the Washington Post on August 11th discussing the Trump administration’s energy policy. His research article on this topic, which just appeared in Climate Policy, further details […]