Stories From Apr 2021
NC State Global Celebrates 2020 and 2021 Outstanding Global Engagement Award Recipients
Drs. Brian Jackson, Miguel Castillo and Bill Hoffman were celebrated as finalists for the Outstanding Global Engagement Award in 2020 and 2021 during the award reception on April 28. The Outstanding Global Engagement Award encourages and recognizes exceptional accomplishment in globally engaged teaching, research, extension, and/or engagement and economic development.
Dr. Linda Hanley-Bowdoin Honored with 2021 Jackson Rigney International Service Award
The Jackson Rigney International Service Award recognizes the distinguished contributions of a faculty or staff member for the promotion of international understanding and service to the university and/or to the international community over the course of their career. Dr. Linda Hanley-Bowdoin was selected out of a total of four applications.
CALS SAIGE Q&A: Shwetha Ramanathan, President, and Karlinton Rafael Flores Maldonado, Events Coordinator
An exclusive interview features former executive members, Shwetha Ramanathan, President, and Karlinton Rafael Flores Maldonado, Events Coordinator. The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Student Association for Interdisciplinary and Global Engagement (CALS SAIGE) offers unique opportunities for students interested in international experiences and agriculture.
CALS Faculty Awarded Internationalization 2021-2022 Funds
Four CALS Faculty were selected to receive the Internationalization Seed Funding and one CALS faculty was selected to receive the Israel Visiting Scholar Program funding available through NC State's Office of Global Engagement.
Growing a Future for Myanmar Refugees at the Karen Community Garden
For Htoo Saw Ywa, what’s growing at a new small farm in eastern Wake County is more than produce and more than added income for his family. It’s solace from the memories of persecution in his native Myanmar. It’s a way to connect with his farming roots and with fellow refugees. And it’s a chance for generations to bond through food traditions.
CALS Names New Department Head
Nationally and internationally recognized economist JunJie Wu who is an expert in agricultural and environmental policy and has a passion for university teaching, research and extension education will join NC State as the head of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics this September.