Student Spotlight

Aug 22, 2019  |  Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Cara Mathers Pursues Ph.D. and Peace

There are many levels of study at NC State, as an associate, undergrad, graduate, doctoral, and beyond.  Cara Mathers chose (almost) all of the above.

Sep 28, 2018  |  Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Young Minds of International Horticultural Science

May 29, 2018

The One Who (Almost) Got Away

Eliza Hardy’s great-great-great grandfather, Perrin Busbee, was NC State’s first football coach. When it came time for college applications, CALS was Eliza’s top choice – until her application was first deferred, then wait-listed. Her path to CALS? Complicated.

Apr 1, 2018  |  Student Spotlight

Mark Watson’s Paths Lead to Agriculture

“Agriculture is the intersection of plants and people.”

Mar 16, 2018  |  Student Spotlight

Alex Fox Means Business about Agriculture

“My father, my grandfather, my great-grandfather: I guess I’ll be a fourth-generation farmer.”

Mar 5, 2018  |  Student Spotlight

Reuben Wilson’s Long and Winding Road Leads to his Academic Home: Soil

“What I’ve always wanted to do is help the North Carolina farmer. My dad, my friends’ fathers, people I’ve worked for; they’re some of the hardest working people in the state, and if I can use what I’ve learned here to assist them in any way possible, that’s my ultimate goal.”

Feb 6, 2018  |  Student Spotlight

“City Girl” Sarah Yim Finds Her Voice in Crop and Soil Sciences

“It’s being able to spread that knowledge. Not just how we produce our food, but how we can do it in a manner that will extend for generations.”

Dec 7, 2017  |  Student Spotlight

Congratulations to Martín Sarinelli

Martín was the first graduate student in the 17 year history of the US Wheat and Barley Scab Forum to present an invited Plenary Session talk in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Tuesday.

Nov 28, 2017  |  Student Spotlight

Tristan Morris Continues Family Tradition of Agricultural Achievement

“Soil health is an area I’d like to see improved in this state, and to know as much as I can about the soil, and how we can improve that: with healthy soils, then we’ll have healthy crops.”

Nov 7, 2017  |  Student Spotlight

Mikayla Graham Found Her Future in Crop and Soil Sciences

“I want to help people not be hungry, I want to help small farmers and industrial farmers, everyone, to be able to produce enough food.”