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Apr 19, 2022

Meet the 2022 NC State Sustainability Award Winners

Meet the winners of the 2022 NC State Sustainability Awards. 

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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. 

The inside of an NC State greenhouse

Aug 30, 2021

Greenhouse Effect: A More Sustainable Campus

Grounds Services is saving money and boosting sustainability by growing flowers and plants in its own greenhouse on the west side of campus. A $7,100 grant from the Sustainability Fund is making it possible. 

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Jul 19, 2021

Nettie Baugher Gets Hands-on with Horticulture Research

For NC Cooperative Extension Agent Nettie Baugher, NC State's online Master of Horticultural Science program offered the best of both worlds. 

Max Alff

Jul 17, 2021

Max Alff Nurtures a Passion for Plants

When Max Alff graduated high school, he didn’t initially plan to study for much longer. He enrolled in the NC State Agricultural Institute for Ornamentals and Landscape Technology, planning to get his associate degree and get out into the workforce. “I enjoy working in the landscape industry and didn’t want to spend more than two … Continue reading Max Alff Nurtures a Passion for Plants → 

Jun 26, 2021

People, Plants and Pride: The Passions of J.C. Raulston

A quarter-century after his death, the founder of NC State’s arboretum is remembered for his pioneering efforts to cultivate a welcoming space for LGBTQ professionals in horticulture. 

May 12, 2021

NC State Honors Exceptional Faculty

The Celebration of Faculty Excellence is held each spring to recognize outstanding faculty who have received prestigious state, national and international awards, accolades or other distinctions during the previous year. In 2021, NC State honored 29 faculty virtually since the annual event could not be held in person. 

May 5, 2021

Cultivating Balance in Online Courses

This article was written by Elizabeth Porter and published by Lily Fandel.  You wouldn’t expect to learn how to juggle in NC State’s Ph.D. of Horticultural Science program, but for Kira Sims, that was the case. “If someone asked me if I can juggle, I could say ‘yes!’ –– if juggling the work-life balance counts,” … Continue reading Cultivating Balance in Online Courses →