Students

Apr 29, 2018  |  Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Takshay Patel

Takshay Patel, a Horticultural Science Ph.D. candidate, left India to discover purpose as a plant breeder.

Apr 27, 2018

Student Spotlight: MacKenzie Hare

Now approaching graduation, undergraduate student MacKenzie ‘Mac’ Hare was inspired to pursue a landscape design career after taking an introductory course to horticulture.

Feb 28, 2018  |  Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Weed Science’s Competitive Ability

Ph.D. student Matt Bertucci is a multi-discipline researcher with determination to impact the weed science of row crops. His goal is to progress grower practices and mold future generations of weed scientists.

Feb 19, 2018

Wait a Minute: Is That a Tree?

Remember Lupin, the corpse flower that put up a big stink at NC State University’s plant conservatory about a year and a half ago? Well, he’s changed — big time.

Dec 15, 2017

Student Spotlight: Nicholas Tuschak Basinger

Ph.D. student Nicholas Tuschak Basinger has been called a Renaissance man, and in NC State’s Department of Horticultural Science, he is making his mark. Basinger earned a bachelor’s degree in health and exercise science from Furman University and had plans to study physical therapy in graduate school. Instead, after a couple of on-farm internships -- plus some soul searching and school searching -- he decided to come to NC State for graduate school.

Sep 26, 2017

NC State Has Strong Presence at International Symposium

Scenic Portland, Oregon, was the setting for the 2017 International Symposium on Growing Media, Soilless Cultivation, and Compost Utilization in Horticulture, where four NC State horticultural science students were honored.

Sep 26, 2017

Breathtaking Scenery; Awesome Results

CALS’ Department of Horticultural Science was well-represented among winners at the recent 44th Annual Meeting of the Plant Growth Regulation Society of America, held amid the breathtaking scenery and summer sunshine of Anchorage, Alaska.

Mar 31, 2017

HortPack does ‘Plantastic’ Job at National Collegiate Landscaping Competition

The Horticulture Competition Team at NC State returned from Utah with a 7th place finish competing against 60 colleges and universities from across the United States and Canada. The 4-day event offered 15 workshops, 81 career fair booths, event briefings […]

Jun 29, 2016

JC Raulston Arboretum 2016 Summer Interns

A special welcome to the JC Raulston Arboretum’s summer interns!  When you visit the arboretum, be sure to say hello to these NC State University students, who are working alongside JCRA staff this summer. In addition to helping with the very […]

May 26, 2016

Online Plant Identification Courses

Do you want to learn how to identify and appreciate commonly used landscape plants on your own schedule? The NC State University Department of Horticultural Science has partnered with Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA to provide a unique fully […]