Stories From 2016

Dec 12, 2016

CALS Grads Shine

The homestretch is narrowing, and the end is in sight. Meet seven of the college’s outstanding students poised to receive degrees at commencement exercises this Friday.

Dec 6, 2016

Student Spotlight: Bone Scholar Laura Johnson Aims High

Agricultural Institute student Laura Johnson has always wanted to own her own farm. First step: education.

Dec 6, 2016

AgPack Strong: Passionate about Helping People

Shonette Lewis earned her master’s degree in family life and youth development and embarked on a career dedicated to helping children and families.

Dec 5, 2016

Students in Large-Scale Organic Agriculture to Benefit from Gift

A new endowment, funded by Frank and Judi Grainger, will support undergraduate students pursuing hands-on research and travel experiences related to organic crop production.

Dec 4, 2016

Extension Connections, Big Results

There’s a direct connection between Assistant Professor Benjamin Reading’s bass research and the tremendous early success of an Aurora fish hatchery – thanks to Aquaculture Extension Agent Mike Frinsko.

Nov 30, 2016

Daubert Named University Research Fellow

As an NC State Vice Chancellor Research Fellow, Dr. Christopher R. Daubert will lead a study on entrepreneurial culture at peer and aspirational universities.

Nov 29, 2016

Clouse named AAAS Fellow

Dr. Steven D. Clouse, an emeritus professor from NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Nov 29, 2016

Poinsettias on Display Dec. 4

Get in the holiday spirit this weekend at the annual Poinsettia Open House at NC State University’s JC Raulston Arboretum. The free event — featuring over 100 cultivars of poinsettias — will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday Dec. 4.

Nov 28, 2016

Faculty Focus: Behind the Scenes in the Vascular Plant Herbarium

NC State University’s Vascular Plant Herbarium Director describes what it’s like to look after more than a hundred thousand plant specimens – and why it’s important.

Nov 23, 2016

You Decide: Will The Trump Economic Policies Work?

A big part of the presidential political campaigns centered on the economy, with candidates talking about boosting economic growth, creating jobs and improving pay. With Mr. Trump the winner, all eyes will be on the policies he will promote to achieve these goals. So what will President-elect Trump eventually do to help the economy?