Student Spotlight

Jan 16, 2020  |  Student Spotlight

Graduate Student Spotlight: Shannon Koss

We recently caught up with Shannon Koss, a Crop Science graduate student, to learn what brought her to NC State and where she is headed.

Oct 22, 2019  |  Student Spotlight

Brazilian Soybean Intern Stays, Just a Little Bit Longer

A graduate student in crop and soil sciences at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná in Brazil, Barros arrived at NC State to learn more about soybean cultivation in North Carolina and extended his stay for the friendships and new experiences.

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.