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Apr 21, 2022

How TJ Jones Transformed from Naval Cook to Future Turfgrass Manager

Set to graduate in December 2022, TJ Jones’s journey reveals a hopeful message that following your inner compass can lead to a greater sense of purpose and fulfillment. 

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Apr 14, 2022

AGI Student Max Jeffers Forges His Pathway at CALS

Max Jeffers is completing the AGI program and graduating with an associate's degree in general agriculture in May 2022. We had the chance to chat with Jeffers about his journey into the agricultural field. 

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Jan 19, 2022

Scientists Find Previously Unknown Jumping Behavior in Insects

There is evidence that this jumping behavior is occurring in a range of species – we just haven’t noticed it before. 

New inductees into Delta Tau Alpha honor society.

Sep 30, 2021

Delta Tau Alpha’s Strong Return to Campus

The Delta Tau Alpha honor society has made a strong post-COVID-19 return to campus. DTA president Claudia Kilmer inducted 34 new members on Sept. 28, 2021. Congratulations to all the new members! 

Aug 26, 2021

Partnerships Power Problem-Solving Research

Research partnerships involving the college and the private sector benefit not just agricultural and life sciences companies, but also NC State and the economy. 

Jul 7, 2021

CALS Pack Strong: ‘The Rest Was Up to Me’

A lab and greenhouse job at NC State led to an unexpected horticultural career for recent grad Holly del Grande. 

Jun 28, 2021

CALSPack Strong: Carly Graves’ Time Well Spent

Recent CALS graduate Carly Graves reflects on memories made and skills built as a biological and agricultural engineering major. 

Woman holding a cat in an animal shelter

May 21, 2021

Microbiome Research: What Makes a Healthy Cat?

What factors affect the types of microbes in a cat’s gut? And how does that relate to their health? A first-of-its-kind study at NC State aims for answers. 

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May 19, 2021

Haynes-Maslow Tapped for Vaccine Education Program

A CALS associate professor will help guide market research for a national vaccine education program involving USDA-NIFA, the CDC and the Cooperative Extension System. 

May 17, 2021

Graduate Returns to His Roots in the Online Master of Animal Science

When Dillon Mellick graduated from Coe College in 2011 with a degree in biology, he was not quite sure where he wanted to take his career. Based in Des Moines, Iowa, he joined Kemin Industries as a quality assurance auditor, but he always felt pulled back to science. Fortunately, Kemin had an open marketing and … Continue reading Graduate Returns to His Roots in the Online Master of Animal Science →