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May 2021

May 27, 2021

Phillips Shines During the Pandemic; Now a University Outstanding Teacher

While most people developed a new pandemic work-wardrobe, Jonathan says he still dressed professionally during the pandemic because he was always on Zoom calls with students. That's just one example out of many of Jonathan's dedication to students. 

May 26, 2021

An Interview with Wally Thurman on his Retirement

Read what Wally has planned for retirement and his reflections on his career at NC State. 

May 26, 2021

New Research Measures Economic Losses from Further Declines in Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in the Albemarle-Pamlico Estuary

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at NC State University and Duke University have published a report that estimates the market and nonmarket economic losses from declines in submerged aquatic vegetation in the Albemarle-Pamlico estuary. 

a row of cover crops at a research station

May 25, 2021

Promising Research Directions for Measuring the Economic Benefits of Soil Health

Showing long-term private and public economic benefits from farming practices that boost soil health and make farms more resilient could increase the number of farmers willing to utilize cover crops and practice no-till methods. 

May 21, 2021

Economic Impact of Shellfish Aquaculture Surpasses Wild Harvest for First Time

New research has found that North Carolina’s shellfish industry provides over $27 million in economic impact and 532 jobs in the state. 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

May 21, 2021

You Decide: Should North Carolina Follow California or Texas?

As North Carolina continues to grow, what lessons can be drawn from larger state economies about potential paths forward? 

May 17, 2021

Ambassador Spotlight: Lauren Hunley

Lauren's work as an ambassador helped other students access opportunities in the Agricultural Business Management program that she had been using to build her professional network. 

May 13, 2021

Locally-Sourced Foods Gaining Popularity

Daniel Tregeagle explained recent trends in the local foods market on Good Day Charlotte. 

Karli Moore in front of white and peach colored buildings

May 11, 2021

NC State Alumna Named Knight-Hennessy Scholar

Karli Moore, a 2016 NC State alumna who is currently a doctoral student at Stanford University’s School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences, is the latest Wolfpack graduate to earn a Knight-Hennessy Scholarship. 

May 10, 2021

You Decide: Will the Roaring 20s Come Back?

What can we glean looking to the economy of the Roaring 20s, and how does it compare to a potentially oncoming economy?