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Jul 18, 2023

Remi Ham Receives Yellowdig Award

We love to celebrate with our faculty who receive kudos for their use of instructional technologies. This summer we were excited to learn that Remi Ham, assistant teaching professor in horticultural science, was recognized by Yellowdig for “Excellent STEM use.” 

Mar 8, 2023

Saving Bees, Butterflies – and Maybe Even Flies – Yard by Yard

The shape, color and even smell of the flowers that you plant determine the types of pollinators that come to your garden, an NC State expert says. 

a male student in a greenhouse

Feb 7, 2023

Finding Opportunities for Growth

Brady Farlow knows about the importance of scholarships — financial assistance has connected the second-year horticulture and Spanish student to study abroad, a passion for his future career, and close-knit communities at NC State that welcomed him with open arms. 

A small green plant grows out of of a clear, plastic container. The plant is on the left half of the container.

Jan 6, 2023

Fungi Could Be the Future of Healthier Plants

Researchers at NC State are studying how mycorrhizal fungi can enhance plant health and could lessen our reliance on non-renewable fertilizers. 

Red fireworks light up the sky above the Belltower as an explosive end to Packapalooza 2022.

Oct 27, 2022

2021-22 Awards and Honors

NC State faculty, staff, students and alumni garnered significant recognition for their accomplishments over the past year. Here are a few highlights. 

Guests walking at JC Raulston Arboretum.

Jul 19, 2022

Learning Horticulture From 500 Miles Away

Mikayla Roth earned her Master of Horticultural Science degree and Geographic Information Systems certificate not only online, but from 500 miles away in Ithaca, New York. Roth offers tips for balancing a busy schedule and encourages jumping into distance education. 

Apr 19, 2022

Meet the 2022 NC State Sustainability Award Winners

Meet the winners of the 2022 NC State Sustainability Awards. 

aerial of farm

Apr 19, 2022

CALS Faculty Plant Seeds for Student Opportunity and Innovation

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor Todd Wehner and his wife, Delmarie, have decided to include a gift to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in their estate plans to establish a fellowship endowment to benefit graduate students enrolled in the Department of Horticultural Science. The Dr. Todd C. Wehner and Delmarie Wehner R.T. (R) (M) Horticulture Fellowship Endowment will be the result. 

Memorial Belltower

Jan 31, 2022

2021-22 University Faculty Scholars Named

NC State’s 2021-22 class of University Faculty Scholars was announced today. These 23 early- and mid-career faculty receive this designation in recognition of their outstanding academic achievements and contributions to NC State through their teaching, scholarship and service to the university and beyond. 

CALS alumni award winners

Oct 5, 2021

2021 CALS Distinguished and Outstanding Alumni Honored

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ 2020 and 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award winners were honored Sept. 18 during a ceremony at NC State’s Close-King Indoor Practice Facility. The CALS Alumni and Friends Society also presented Outstanding Alumni and Outstanding Young Alumni awards, which recognize excellence and the achievements of former students in their careers and communities.