Stories From 2018

Aug 20, 2018

Spotlight: Anne Njoroge, Borlaug Fellow

Anne was selected in the Borlaug Fellowship Program, a very competitive program for mid-career scientists from developing and middle-income countries, to work with Dr. Jean Ristaino at NC State.

Aug 17, 2018

NC State Welcomes Zhejiang University Study Abroad Students

Students from Zhejiang University and Nanjing Normal University in China visited NC State as part of their 10-year study abroad partnership

Aug 13, 2018

12 weeks in Peru: Saying Goodbye

Mark savors his last week in Peru with his coworkers at the International Potato Center.

Aug 6, 2018

Bosnia and Herzegovina: From a Short-Term Training Program to Long-Term Collaborations

A lasting international collaboration started when Bosnian Fellows visited NC State as part of a USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Cochran Fellowship in October 2017.

Jul 30, 2018

Mark’s Last Adventures in Peru

Mark finishes up his internship in Peru with new lab techniques and a trip to the Peruvian jungle.

Jul 27, 2018

CALS SAIGE President Receives CEFS Fellowship

Tim Kloppe leads in the CALS SAIGE graduate student organization and in researching a sustainable approach to powdery mildew management.

Jul 26, 2018

MaRCCI/Makerere University, Uganda Strengthens Collaboration with CALS

CALS student group, SAIGE, and CALS faculty met with researchers from MaRCCI to develop research and teaching collaborations.

Jul 13, 2018

Jasmeen Wraps Up Her Research

Jasmeen finalizes her research project by fermenting whey samples, isolating and plating microbes, extracting bacterial DNA and running gel electrophoresis.

Jul 6, 2018  |  Research Pack Abroad

Feeling a Little More Local in Lima, Peru

Mark explores all that his new city has to offer by touring some of the 43 barrios, or districts within Lima, Peru.

Jun 27, 2018  |  Research Pack Abroad

Jasmeen’s Cultural Immersion

Jasmeen conquers lab procedures and then travels to Seville, Spain where she is fully immersed in the Spanish culture.