Aurora Toennisson: Exploring Space and Sharing Science
When Toennisson was young, she wanted to be an astronaut. But as she learned more about life on Earth, she shifted her interests.
Three CALS Professors Named 2021 AAAS Fellows
Marc Cubeta and Shuijin Hu have been named 2021 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest scientific society.
Scientists Find Previously Unknown Jumping Behavior in Insects
There is evidence that this jumping behavior is occurring in a range of species – we just haven’t noticed it before.
William (Bill) Campbell Colleague and Peanut Specialist Passes
William “Bill” Campbell passed away on December 1, 2021, at the age of 97. Bill was born in Chester, South Carolina in 1924 and graduated from Maury High School in Norfolk, Va. He volunteered for military service two days after […]
Discover the Secret Science of Fireflies
Fireflies are found across North Carolina, with 30 to 40 species (and counting) identified in the state.
Cameron Stephens Named 2021 Musser Foundation Award of Excellence Winner
The Musser Foundation's primary purpose is to promote the advancement of Turfgrass science by supporting exceptional graduate students studying in the Turfgrass specialties.
N.C. PSI Names New Platform Directors
The North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative named four new platform directors and the interim director of operations. These leaders will guide the initiative’s research, Extension and education activities.
Department Members Recognized at APS Virtual Award Ceremony
Several members from NC State's Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology received awards in honor of their significant contributions to the science of plant pathology.
Rick Brandenburg Scores Cover of Carolina Greens
Rick Brandenburg has been finding ways to reduce the damage that insects cause to peanuts as well as to lawns, athletic fields, golf courses and other grassy areas. The impact of his turfgrass work recently earned him a spot on the cover of Carolina Greens magazine and the top honor bestowed by the magazine’s publisher.
A Tribute to the Late Benny Bloodworth
We lost a friend and colleague on July 22, when research specialist Benny Bloodworth passed away. Benny a member of the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology and based at the Horticultural Crops Research Station in Castle Hayne.