The Power of Mentorship
Through intentional mentorship, industry training and job preparedness, FFAR Fellow Camilo H. Parada Rojas understands what it takes to get science to the field.
$1M NSF Grant Awarded to Help Better Predict Emerging Plant Disease Pandemics
NC State researchers plan to use real-time analytics through sensor technology, data mining, remote sensing and modeling to better monitor and predict plant diseases.
NC State Brings Expertise, Interdisciplinarity to Galapagos Consortium
In joining the International Galapagos Science Consortium, NC State bolsters its current research and service on the archipelago.
FFAR Fellow Daniela Pezzini Develops Self-Knowledge for Career Success
The FFAR Fellows program encouraged self-awareness and fostered a path of success for Brazilian-born graduate student Daniela Pezzini.
Colombia Native Excited About FFAR Fellowship Opportunity
CALS Ph.D. student Mariana Prieto Torres loves translational science. As a FFAR Fellow and international student, she is excited to learn how to better share her research with growers worldwide.
The Amazing Spiders of North Carolina
Occasionally frightening, always fascinating, most spiders are of the friendly neighborhood variety. Take a closer look and discover one of nature’s most unique and beneficial animals.
The Meteoric Rise of North Carolina Blueberries
The past, present and future of North Carolina’s blueberry crop.
Grad Student on Home Turf as Volunteer at U.S. Women’s Open
Brandi Merrick volunteers as a greens mower at the 77th U.S. Women’s Open golf tournament at Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club in Moore County this week. It’s a chance to follow her twin passions: turf grass and golf.
Sugar Aversion Hampers Cockroach Coupling
How does a cockroach’s aversion to sugar turn into an aversion to mating? NC State researchers discover the mechanism behind this behavior.
Laurie Hamon: Uncovering Pollination Secrets of the Venus Flytrap
A chance opportunity to work with the Venus flytrap became a turning point for Laurie Hamon’s doctoral journey, and the focus of her dissertation for a Ph.D. in entomology and biology.