Measuring and Translating Success
Dr. Wusheng Liu joined the Department of Horticultural Science as an assistant professor in January 2018, just one year ago. Before Wusheng arrived you could hear conversations in Kilgore Hall of the new Translational Genomics and Plant Bioengineering professor and […]
Fair and Exceptional Leadership
The NC Urban Forest Council has award Dr. Barbara Fair the 2018 Outstanding Leadership in Urban Forestry Award. The award is part of the NC Urban Forestry Awards program and recognizes communities, organizations and individuals for outstanding work in protecting […]
Faculty Spotlight: Ashrafi’s Fruitful Career
In his three years with NC State, Dr. Hamid Ashrafi has made significant progress in advancing the Department of Horticultural Science’s research, education and extension programs for blueberry and other small fruits.
Wehner Honored with Career Award
Dr. Todd C. Wehner was presented with the career award at the international meeting of EUCARPIA VI, the European plant breeding organization, in Warsaw, Poland. Dr. Todd C. Wehner is leader of the cucumber and watermelon breeding project at North Carolina […]
Whipker Wins National Award
An NC State University professor who's an internationally acclaimed expert in the fields of plant growth regulators and plant nutrition recently won the Society of American Florists' Alex Laurie Award.
Saving Lives Through Horticulture
Julia Kornegay’s resume includes an unusual line: Her quick action during the Rwandan genocide in 1994 catalyzed a collaboration that helped prevent famine and save lives.
Tom Kon Appointed New Apple Physiologist
It gives me great pleasure to announce that Tom Kon has accepted the position of Multi-State Apple Physiologist in our department and will begin work at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center on September 1st. Tom is finishing […]
Dr. Davis Elected Fellow of the American Society for Horticultural Science
Dr. Jeanine M. Davis was elected a Fellow of the American Society for Horticultural Science. This is the 53rd Annual Class of Fellows to receive this distinction in recognition of outstanding contributions to the science, profession, or industry of horticulture.
May 2016 Awards & Honors
Tom Ranney, 2016 American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) Outstanding Researcher Award Julia Kornegay, 2016 ASHS Outstanding International Horticulturist Award Jeanine Davis, Fellow, ASHS Craig Yencho, 2016 Outstanding Global Engagement Award Paul Fantz (et al.), 2015 ASHS Outstanding Ornamental Publication […]
Smart Research Keeps Produce Fresh
SmartFresh, an innovative product that helps extend the life of produce, is one of the most successful licensed technologies to come out of NC State research.