Online Master of Nutrition Program Nabs Top National Ranking
For the second year in a row, NC State’s online Master of Nutrition program ranked No. 1 on a list of the country’s top programs by BestColleges.com.
‘Visionary Gift’ to Bolster Plant Breeding Program
A new endowment – and allied challenge initiative – from Drs. Charlie and Marilyn Stuber will fuel the future of plant breeding at NC State.
Curtis to Return to NC State as Poultry Science Head
Dr. Patricia Curtis, an expert in poultry and egg processing and product technology, has been appointed head of NC State University’s Prestage Department of Poultry Science.
“Greater Good” Award to Boost Sweet Potato Research
A plan to shed more light on the complicated genetics of the sweet potato has garnered two NC State University scientists an Agricultural Greater Good Initiative Award from the genomics company Illumina.
Eye on the (Butterfly) Future
Ph.D. student Elsita Kiekebusch is studying how climate change affects a butterfly population, in hopes of aiding conservation.
Economists Share 2017 Outlook at Ag Development Forum
Dr. Mike Walden discussed some of the key economic goals of President Donald Trump’s new administration, while Dr. Blake Brown focused on the outlook for North Carolina’s farmers.
Student Spotlight: Love of Outdoors Leads Student to Soil Science
Although it hasn’t been a direct path, NC State University junior Gary Morehouse believes he’s on the right road to a rewarding career: that of consulting soil scientist.
Haddad Named Fellow of Ecological Society of America
Dr. Nick Haddad, wildlife corridor expert and professor of applied ecology, has received a prestigious Ecological Society of America fellowship.
AgPack Strong: Caitlin Boon Speaks Up For Food Safety
From a Wolfpack baby bottle and her first 4-H presentation at age 9, senior FDA official Caitlin Boon has a long history with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Student Spotlight: Johnson Studies Farm-Level Food Loss
A graduate student in horticultural science is helping fill in the blanks on the topic of farm-level food losses and taking the first steps toward reducing them.