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Month: October 2016

Scientist with plants explaining research to two onlookers.

Oct 27, 2016

Microbiomes Under the Microscope

CALS’ Stewards of the Future conference focuses on the potential for microbiomes to improve health and agriculture. 

Dr. David Green of the NC State Seafood Lab and CMAST

Oct 26, 2016

Synonymous with Seafood

As he prepares to retire from the NC State Seafood Lab and CMAST — both of which he helped create — Dr. David Green reflects on the last three decades and looks ahead to the future of the North Carolina seafood industry. 

Fayetteville green street under construction

Oct 25, 2016

One-of-a-Kind Green Street Transforms Downtown Fayetteville

NC State’s Bill Hunt is leading a unique green infrastructure project in the heart of Fayetteville that is the first of its kind in North Carolina. 

Studio portrait of Steve Lommel

Oct 24, 2016

Lommel on WRAL TechWire panel

CALS Associate Dean Steve Lommel will be among the panelists at an upcoming WRAL TechWire event focused on the evolution of Wilson, a former tobacco town, into North Carolina’s first gigabit Internet ecosystem. 

Crowd of Wolfpack fans at game

Oct 19, 2016

Celebrate All Things NC State During Red and White Week

The annual Red and White Week leading up to next Saturday’s Homecoming football game against Boston College at Carter-Finley will have a slew of activities, from Chancellor Randy Woodson’s annual fall address next Friday afternoon to food and beer presentations to free Howling Cow ice cream on Stafford Commons for students. 

CALS student Nashea Williams

Oct 19, 2016

Student Spotlight: Nashea Williams Plants Dreams at CALS, Meets VP

Since choosing CALS as her pathway to a career in plant breeding, senior Nashea Williams has studied abroad in Costa Rica and met Vice President Joe Biden. 

Cucurbit group with Dr. Schultheis

Oct 19, 2016

Extension Agent Cultivates a Sweet Spot for Pumpkins

Extension Agent Travis Birdsell is helping Christmas tree growers and others explore a new industry for North Carolina’s high country: pumpkin production. 

Economist Mike Walden

Oct 17, 2016

Economic Perspective: Why Are Interest Rates Continuing to be Low?

Interest rates have continued to be at a historic low recently. What factors could be playing into this? NC State University economist Mike Walden looks at the potential reasons. 

Ignazio Carbone

Oct 16, 2016

NC State, UNC Collaborate on Microbiome Project

With a new grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and NC State University are working together to better understand how communities of microbes influence disease transmission. 

JC Raulston Arboretum seal by the Ruby McSwain building.

Oct 4, 2016

Raulston Inducted into Raleigh Hall of Fame

The late J.C. Raulston, who founded the university arboretum bearing his name, was among eight individuals recently inducted into the Raleigh Hall of Fame.