Rhinos On The Resume: International Experience Bolsters Future Plans
When wildlife conservation students step off the plane into South Africa, they walk into long days, hard work – and a pre-veterinary experience like no other.
Update: From Factory Floor To First-Generation College Student…To Graduation
Animal Science’s Selena Ibarra has made it to graduation. It wasn’t easy – but luckily, if there’s one thing her life has taught her how to handle, it’s hard work.
Rhinos On The Resume: International Experience Boosts Students’ Future Plans
Led by beloved Animal Science faculty member Shweta Trivedi, a select group of students spends weeks in South Africa each summer, following a wildlife veterinarian on his rounds and helping conduct key white rhino research.
Transforming Tragedy Into Triumph: Animal Science’s Kelly Blanton
A catastrophic rodeo accident left Kelly Blanton paralyzed from the shoulders down – one month before she was supposed to start attending her dream school, NC State. But she decided that nothing would stop her.
The Bahamas Sends High-Level Delegation To CALS
Keep your eyes peeled on Monday, October 22 and you might spot them on campus.
Multidisciplinary Maven: Animal Science’s Sabriya Dobbins
Growing up in Fayetteville, Sabriya Dobbins always wanted to go to NC State and become a veterinarian. She made it to CALS as a Jefferson Scholar and a Caldwell Fellow. And she realized that her calling was different, and more diverse, than expected.
Sleepover At The Equine Unit: Foal Watch 2018
Every spring, student interns arrive at CALS’ Equine Education Unit around 9 p.m. to unfurl their sleeping bags under desks and across chairs for the night shift: providing constant monitoring to ensure a safe and healthy birth for the new foals.
What’s Going On Inside Your Pet?
As part of her new online Advanced Canine and Feline Nutrition class, Teaching Assistant Professor Kimberly Ange-van Heugten spent a year working on a website that leads you through the ins and outs of the gastrointestinal tract before diving in to the nutrition classics.
Student Spotlight: Christian Capobianco Interns At The Zoo
Rhinos and elephants, giraffes and chimpanzees and many, many more, are all in a day’s work for Animal Science senior Christian Capobianco in his internship at Zoo Miami.
“I Love Science Because It’s Exciting”: Animal Science Senior Ruby Monn
During Ruby Monn’s time as an animal science major at CALS — a last-minute switch from biochemistry — she has uncovered a passion for global agriculture, an ability for the observation necessary in animal care and a “God-given gift” of public speaking.