A CALS Throwback Christmas Special
Deep in the archives of the NCSU Libraries lie relics of CALS Christmas past: two vintage videos from a time when Extension agents wore fedoras to work and Baby Boomers were toiling through high school.
Reimagining Women in STEM: Ph.D. Student Emily Reed
Former French major Emily Reed didn’t think science and math were for her – until she took a molecular and cellular biology course with an excellent female professor.
Ants for Antibiotics?: Omar Halawani’s Research Featured At Hunt Library Event
How do ant colonies defend themselves from harmful bacteria? NC State master’s student Omar Halawani is looking for answers. Learn more at Nov. 15’s Never Home Alone event at the Hunt Library on Centennial Campus.
Obituary: Distinguished Toxicologist Ernest Hodgson
Dr. Ernest Hodgson, a William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Toxicology, a founder of the North Carolina Agromedicine Institute and the first head of NC State’s Department of Toxicology, passed away earlier this month.
Free Science Party At Hunt Library In November – And You’re Invited
Starting ten years ago, more than 40 NC State scientists began to explore the biodiversity of belly buttons, bedrooms, backyards and more. Now, they’re presenting their findings in a decidedly non-traditional format. It’s all part of Professor Rob Dunn’s new book release, and there will be food (and a science-inspired live soundtrack).
Peru Partnership Focuses on Aquaculture, Fisheries
A new partnership with Peru will open doors for the country’s aquaculture and fisheries industries while providing unique opportunities for faculty and students.
How To Break Barriers In Science: Applied Ecology’s Martha Burford Reiskind
Research assistant professor Martha Burford Reiskind noticed that her Ph.D. students felt isolated as they worked on their dissertations. So she started the #45_15 Group, meeting weekly to combine dissertation writing and discussion. Topics range from research interests to professional challenges faced by the mostly female group.
Campus Bee Hotels Are Open For Business
NC State’s new bee hotels are providing vital habitat for North Carolina’s native bees thanks to Jonathan and Sara June Giacomini, who designed and built them for the campus community.
Think Chimpanzee Beds Are Dirtier Than Human Ones? Think Again
Study finds that chimpanzees appear to keep tidier sleeping arrangements than humans do.
“Change-Maker In Medicine”: CALS Alum Brian Forrest, M.D.
When he was sitting in class at CALS, Brian Forrest didn’t yet have a plan to revolutionize primary care medicine. But fast forward 17 years and he’s done exactly that, recently earning “change maker” honors from Medical Economics Magazine.