Stories From Nov 2016

Nov 16, 2016

Genetic Puzzle-Solver Wins Early Career Honor

A new research award aids Benjamin Reading in his pursuit of solutions to a problem that has puzzled scientists for generations.

Nov 16, 2016

Beghin Named ARE Head

A former professor with NC State University has been appointed head of Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics effective Jan. 1. Dr. John C. Beghin, an economics professor at Iowa State University, will succeed Dr. Charles D. Safley.

Nov 14, 2016

Alumna Promotes Change Through Work at El Pueblo

As a community organizer at El Pueblo, a nonprofit organization located in Raleigh, N.C., Martha “Iliana” Santillian-Carrillo works to build positive social change in the Latino community.

Nov 9, 2016

The One Who (Almost) Got Away

A junior double-major in poultry science and agricultural education, Susan Jones is now a CALS Ambassador representing the college. And we were one paragraph away from losing her.

Nov 8, 2016

The Big Dance

Check out this video for a peek behind the scenes of Bandys High FFA students in action at the North Carolina State Fair, under the leadership of their beloved teacher and CALS grad Shannon Vanhoy.

Nov 7, 2016

CALS Names Interim Head of Prestage Poultry Science

Dr. Peter Ferket will serve as the interim head of the Prestage Department of Poultry Science, effective January 1, 2017.

Nov 4, 2016

NC State’s Barrangou Receives Canada Gairdner International Award

Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou received the prestigious Canada Gairdner International Award in an Oct. 27 ceremony in Toronto.

Nov 3, 2016

Project Explores New Possibilities for Grafted Plants

NC State University-led projects are giving growers more choices when it comes to using grafted tomato and cucurbit plants.

Nov 1, 2016

Recovering from Hurricane Matthew

It is now the beginning of November and North Carolinians are still reeling from the effects of Hurricane Matthew. More than a foot of rain was dumped across central and eastern N.C., breaking levees and several flood records from past […]