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Month: February 2017

Feb 22, 2017

Student Spotlight: Ag-Adventurer Christina Harvey

Senior Christina Harvey has packed her time in CALS as full as possible. Her goal? A farm of her own. 

Julieta Sherk seated in a patio. In the foreground: a statue of a medic aiding a wounded soldier.

Feb 17, 2017

Faculty Focus: Julieta Sherk Wins Fulbright Award

Julieta Sherk will head to Mexico next fall as a J. William Fulbright Global Scholar in Science and Technology. Learn more about her passion for landscape design as a vehicle for social change and improved community development. 

Drs. Charles and Marilyn Stuber

Feb 15, 2017

‘Visionary Gift’ to Bolster Plant Breeding Program

A new endowment – and allied challenge initiative – from Drs. Charlie and Marilyn Stuber will fuel the future of plant breeding at NC State. 

Man cradling 5 sweet potatoes in his arms, wearing an NC State t-shirt with their "Think And Do" slogan printed on it.

Feb 10, 2017

“Greater Good” Award to Boost Sweet Potato Research

A plan to shed more light on the complicated genetics of the sweet potato has garnered two NC State University scientists an Agricultural Greater Good Initiative Award from the genomics company Illumina. 

Gary Morehouse

Feb 8, 2017

Student Spotlight: Love of Outdoors Leads Student to Soil Science

Although it hasn’t been a direct path, NC State University junior Gary Morehouse believes he’s on the right road to a rewarding career: that of consulting soil scientist. 

Nick Haddad in field with students

Feb 6, 2017

Haddad Named Fellow of Ecological Society of America

Dr. Nick Haddad, wildlife corridor expert and professor of applied ecology, has received a prestigious Ecological Society of America fellowship. 

Caitlin Boon is a CALS alum, and her husband, Tomas Carbonell, is an NC State alum

Feb 1, 2017

AgPack Strong: Caitlin Boon Speaks Up For Food Safety

From a Wolfpack baby bottle and her first 4-H presentation at age 9, senior FDA official Caitlin Boon has a long history with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.