Allen Named Associate Director for Academic Programs
The youth, family and community sciences professor will coordinate student success programs, lead graduate programs and manage distance education, summer school and non-credit course programs.
Climate Change, Crop Yields and Risk Management for Farmers
Helping farmers adjust to how climate change is affecting crop yield.
Community Gardens: To Plant Is To Believe
Community gardens can give people who don’t have land the chance to grow healthy food while connecting with others. At a garden on a former North Carolina plantation, refugees from Myanmar are reconnecting with their agrarian roots.
Working Toward a More Equitable Food System
For Shorlette Ammons and others who are part of the Committee on Racial Equity, a better understanding of race and racialization in our past and present food system is key to an equitable future.
Local Food, Local Opportunities
Interest in locally grown food has grown over the past two decades, and the pandemic has brought more attention to this important segment of North Carolina’s agriculture industry. But it’s also brought challenges and opportunities.
Graduate Mental Health
Students were disappointed when the mental health symposium for grad students was cancelled. Several decided to create videos to support others during the pandemic.