Stories From 2018
International Seminar: Benefits from Experiencing our Complicated World
Dr. Bob Patterson took us on a journey through the moments and people that shaped his career and international work stemming from his early days as a researcher to his current involvement overseas. We were guided through a lifetime of experiences emphasizing the importance of inclusion, equality, trust, and creating opportunities for all.
ARE Extension Faculty Participate in “Sorghum Exposure and Utilization” Program
Agriculture and Resource Economics faculty interact with Cochran fellows from Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela to share knowledge about sorghum utilization in animal feed.
CALS International Programs: Building Lasting Connections in Bosnia & Herzegovina
Following a recent fruitful Bosnia and Herzegovina trip made by Dr. Vivek Fellner and Dr. Peter Ojiambo, José Cisneros—the Director of CALS International Programs—visited the country in late July. The objective of this trip was to evaluate the bigger picture and strategize a mutually beneficial collaboration between NC State and Bosnia.
Peru Partnership Focuses on Aquaculture, Fisheries
Through a new model of international cooperation called CREdO (Connecting Research, Education, and Outreach) CALS will partner with the Peruvian government to design and develop their educational, research and extension systems.
NC State Grows Partnership with Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
NC State and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) have many meaningful formal and informal relationships with institutions in China. NC State’s relationships within the country are valued partners in the areas of agriculture and life sciences whose efforts develop mutually beneficial active collaboration, educational training and scientific exchange.
Research Experience in The Land of Potatoes: Peru
At NC State, Mark Watson’s schedule remains fairly filled with his three majors: Horticulture Science, Crop and Soil Science, and Spanish Language and Literature. Yet, when Summer 2018 rolled around, he had his sight set on pursuing a 12 week-long research experience at the Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP) or International Potato Center.
Rhinos On The Resume: International Experience Bolsters Future Plans
Teaching Associate Professor Shweta Trivedi has led one of NC State’s most unique and hands-on study abroad programs: 15 days of full-time work alongside a wildlife veterinarian on his rounds across Limpopo Province and Greater Kruger National Park area in South Africa.
CALS SAIGE International Seminar Series: Dr. Rick Brandenburg
Dr. Rick Brnadenburg was the kickoff speaker for the CALS SAIGE International Seminar Series where he shared his experiences conducting research in Africa.
‘Changing the Landscape of Graduate Education’
NC State’s AgBioFEWS program to blend natural and social sciences to train next-generation problem-solvers in agricultural biotechnology.
Partner Profile: BecA-ILRI Hub
NC State’s in-depth partnerships with leading international institutions, consortia, and research hubs around the world create globally-engaged and experienced scientists. The university signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Biosciences eastern and central Africa – International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI) Hub in 2016 to increase international collaboration of research on African agricultural challenges.