Stories From 2023

Oct 25, 2023

Check Out CALS at the Fair

From the Food Science Club and Howling Cow ice cream to the Animal Science Club’s milk booth, check out how NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences helped make this year’s North Carolina State Fair the best day ever!

Sep 26, 2023

Mother of Invention

Necessity? Or maybe the Wolfpack spirit is the reason so many NC State ideas end up in the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Aug 31, 2023

Nutrition Scientist Bolsters Breastfeeding Support for North Carolinians

Associate Professor April Fogleman nourishes North Carolina in more ways than one. She creates support groups for moms, trains health professionals about the basics of breastfeeding and teaches students about infant nutrition.

Aug 23, 2023

Locals Seafood Partners with CALS Class on New Product Launch

After trusting NC State Extension’s seafood safety expertise for years, an alumni-owned company was excited to collaborate with Clint Stevenson and his graduate students on a food safety plan for their new frozen meal.

Aug 16, 2023

NC State Licenses Supplement Reducing GI Inflammation

Researchers have developed a new probiotic supplement that reduces gastrointestinal inflammation.

Aug 15, 2023

Cooking with a Passion for Nutrition

This summer, CALS nutrition science student Tiffany Williams is creating recipe videos for a statewide culinary nutrition education program for young adults.

Aug 7, 2023

Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Milk: The Science Behind the Flavors We Love

How many hot pepper flakes does it take to make the perfect cheese? MaryAnne Drake answers these and other sensory food questions as the Director of the Southeast Dairy Foods Research Center.

Jul 13, 2023

Building a Better Forest Tree With CRISPR Gene Editing

Researchers reduce lignin levels and improve wood properties in poplar trees using the increasingly popular gene-editing system.

Jul 12, 2023

Faculty Clusters Fuel a Culture of Excellence at NC State

The Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program has driven interdisciplinary success at NC State for more than a decade. Now university leaders are investing in a new phase of interdisciplinary growth.

Jun 20, 2023

How Dairy Drinks Help Fuel Athletes

Sports nutrition experts say, when it’s time for a post-workout drink, trade that gator for a cow. A Howling Cow.