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NC State student Olivia Chadwick

Dec 13, 2017

Outstanding December Graduate: Olivia Chadwick

Olivia Chadwick plans to pursue a career in nutrition or continue her education toward a master’s degree. But she also enjoys exploring her creative side through writing and photography – and embraces any opportunity to share her message of healthful eating with others. 

pickling cucumbers on a processing line

Dec 7, 2017

$2 Million Golden LEAF Gift Bolsters N.C. Food Processing Innovation Center

The N.C. Food Processing and Innovation Center received another round of support as the Golden LEAF Foundation issued a grant for $2.2 million. This follows the October affirmative vote by a group of elected, nonprofit, business and university leaders to accelerate an initiative to grow North Carolina’s food manufacturing economy. 

Dr. Todd Klaenhammer

Nov 28, 2017

A Lasting Legacy: Probiotics Pioneer Todd Klaenhammer Retires

If you’ve ever enjoyed a cup of yogurt, you’ve consumed millions of bacteria that are good for you. And Dr. Todd Klaenhammer’s fingerprint is all over them. 

Photo of artisan meats

Nov 6, 2017

Salumi 101 Teaches Art, Science of Artisan Meat-Making

Anyone with a passion for learning about the art and science of crafting high-quality artisan meat products will benefit from attending Salumi 101, a unique hands-on workshop offered this winter at NC State. 

Celebrating Wolfpack-style at the NIFA awards ceremony were (left to right): Rebecca Goulter, NoroCORE assistant director; Sonny Ramaswamy, NIFA director; Lee-Ann Jaykus, NoroCORE director; and Elizabeth Bradshaw, NoroCORE communications director.

Oct 16, 2017

NoroCORE Wins USDA-NIFA Partnership Award

NoroCORE, a massive integrated agriculture-public health collaborative initiated and led by CALS’ Lee-Ann Jaykus, recently received a 2017 USDA-NIFA Partnership Award for Innovative Programs and Projects. 

Howling Cow ice cream at the N.C. State Fair

Oct 12, 2017

Caramel Apple Crisp is Back!

If you missed the chance to taste Howling Cow Ice Cream’s exclusive N.C. State Fair flavor last year, you’re in luck. Caramel Apple Crisp is back by popular demand. 

CALS alumni award winners gathered for a group shot at the ceremony

Sep 20, 2017

CALS Honors Extraordinary Alumni

CALS alumni, friends, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate more than two dozen extraordinary alumni at the college’s annual Alumni Awards Ceremony. 

CALS student Kati Scruggs in the Guatemalan landscape

Aug 29, 2017

One Student, a World of Opportunity

In two life-changing experiences in Guatemala, CALS senior Kati Scruggs did everything from researching maize to administering meals and vitamins to children in need. 

Aerial photo of North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis

Jul 19, 2017

‘Defining Moment’: Food Processing Innovation Center Poised to Boost N.C. Economy

The new North Carolina Food Processing Innovation Center is poised to create jobs, revitalize rural communities, open new markets for entrepreneurs and farmers … and the list goes on. 

A scene from NC State BBQ Camp

Jul 3, 2017

NC State BBQ Camp: ‘From Conception to Consumption’

Why is barbecue delicious? NC State’s annual BBQ Camp answers this question and more, giving an education in the science of low ’n’ slow.