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Nov 10, 2020

NC State Researchers Take On COVID-19

While COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, has brought much of the world to a standstill, it hasn’t stopped research at NC State. Faculty and the staff at the university have pivoted from their customary research to study COVID-19, using their expertise in battling the pandemic. Their research has covered a large scope, from how the…

Sep 1, 2020

CALS Alumna Works To Prevent Food Waste

As a production and quality manager at Ripe Revival, CALS alumna Trisha Bhatia’s mission is to reduce as much food waste as possible.

Aug 3, 2020

The Economic Impact of Microwave Processing: From Greene County to Kenya

Josip Simunovic has a passion for improving the world. One food product at a time. His microwave processing technology to turn ugly produce into long-lasting puree has had a major economic impact on communities from eastern North Carolina to Kenya.

Jun 1, 2020

NC State Spin-off TreeCo To Breed a Better Forest

TreeCo, start-up company founded by by two NC State researchers, is setting out to revolutionize the forestry industry by combining insights from tree genetics with the power of genome editing.

Apr 10, 2020

Securely Studying Salmonella to Advance Produce Safety

NC State’s Phytotron has a specialized greenhouse for studying pathogens. Kellie Burris is using it to study how fresh fruits and vegetables — including cucumbers and cantaloupe — can become contaminated with Salmonella before harvesting.

Jan 15, 2020

New Course Aims to Seek, Destroy Pathogens in Food Processing Facilities

Professionals needing to create and implement an environmental monitoring program (EMP) can do so with ease thanks to a new course being offered at NC State.

Nov 18, 2019

More PEAS, Please!

NC State collaborates on a new research project designed to build preschool teachers’ STEM knowledge, skills and confidence.

Aug 29, 2019

Coming Up: Healthier Foods, With Less Food Loss

A partnership rich with Wolfpack DNA leads to a winning new food for health-conscious consumers. And more products are on their way, made largely from leftovers from farms and food processors.

Apr 18, 2019

Student Spotlight: Juan Ascencio Makes His Mark In Meat Contest

Juan Ascencio heads to Germany in May after winning seven medals in an international charcuterie contest.

Apr 17, 2019

Day in the Life: Monica Richmond

Our new video series “A Day in the Life” kicks off with food science senior Monica Richmond, who took us around campus for a glimpse into her day as a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences student.