Stories From Oct 2021
George and Rhoda Kriz Provide Faculty With Worldwide Opportunities
Thanks to the generosity of NC State Professor Emeritus George Kriz and his wife Rhoda, faculty in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have the opportunity to take part in scholarly leave to work in other parts of the world.
Student Spotlight: Diego García
An interview with Diego García, a student of Zamorano University in Honduras currently working on an internship at NC State. He is conducting research at the NCSU-affiliated North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, North Carolina.
I AM CALS: Rick Brandenburg Serves Farmers in N.C., 50 Countries
After 38 years, an expert on pests in peanuts and turf finds international work more rewarding than ever.
CALS International Programs Partners for Our Planet’s Progress
CALS faculty members forge collaborations with industry, governments, research institutions and nonprofit organizations, working on every continent except Antarctica. Such projects have helped farmers in developing nations manage plant diseases and insects that harm life-sustaining crops; determined the toll that climate change is taking on rice, one of the world’s most important crops; improved nutrition; trained graduate students in advanced scientific technology—and much more.
Best of All Possible Worlds
Who benefits from international study? NC State students who are preparing to work in a global economy, as well as top students from around the world who contribute to vital research in North Carolina.