Stories From Jan 2019
The First World Congress on Agritourism: Highlights and Contributions From NCSU
Dr. Carla Barbieri and Claudia Gil Arroyo traveled to Bolzano, Italy, to participate in the first-ever World Congress on Agritourism. As the academic keynote speaker, Barbieri presented the advances and the future directions of agritourism research in the US and Canada. Gil Arroyo led a panel session on the contribution of agritourism for the future of rural areas. She also presented on gender roles in community-based agritourism, a study she led in the Peruvian Andes.
Global Research Outreach in Nairobi: Biochemistry’s Jose Ascencio-Ibanez
Teaching Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Undergraduate Research Jose Ascencio-Ibanez recently attended a one-week outreach initiative in Nairobi, Kenya. The goal: partner with international researchers to help identify drivers of viral evolution infecting cassava plants, an important staple crop
Broaden Your Horizons: 5 Reasons to Study Abroad in Poland
There are many benefits to studying abroad. From personal growth to jump-starting your career, study abroad is often a student’s most enriching college experience. The Poland: Biotechnology (and new Poland: Clinical Shadowing) program has more to offer than students realize