Adrienne Tucker

Nov 15, 2023

Orchid Conservation Research in Southern Ecuador

SUMMER 2023 Jerry Yu My research pack abroad experience was in Ecuador at the Orquideario of the Universidad de Cuenca, the major public lab with a focus on Orchid Conservation in Southern Ecuador.  My research project tested two levels of […]

Nov 15, 2023

Nutrient Cycling Research in the Mountains of Ecuador

SUMMER 2023 Cormac Holland During my time studying at the Universidad de Cuenca in Ecuador, I participated in a research project entitled “Nutrient cycling under different vegetation covers in a mountain area in southern Ecuador.” The project sought to describe the nutrient […]

Nov 15, 2023

Cataloging and Characterizing Plant Species in Valencia

 SUMMER 2023 Brady Farlow Brady Farlow participated in research in Valencia, Spain, focused on cataloging and characterizing plant species on the 620,000 square meter Vera Campus of Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV). His day-to-day tasks involved accompanying professors ‘Paco’ Galiana Galán and María […]

Oct 17, 2023

Symposium Strengthens Partnership with East African Countries

A total of 16 experts from Kenya, Malawi, Uganda and Tanzania visited NC State for a three-day symposium to foster sustainable agricultural development and improve health and well-being in rural East African communities.

Oct 16, 2023

Exploring Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship in Spain

Exploring students' "trip of a lifetime” with the Spain: Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship study abroad which exposes them to Valencia’s cuisine, customs and traditions.

Sep 21, 2023

CALS Student Researches Nutrient Cycling in Ecuador

Cormac Holland spent his summer conducting research on native forest soils at Universidad de Cuenca.

Aug 29, 2023

‘I am in a unique position’: Assistant Director of CALS International Programs Highlights Her Work With NC State

An Interview with Adrienne Tucker who helps expand the international reach of CALS through scholar hosting and student travel programs.

Jul 28, 2023

NC State Hosts International Scientist from Turkey

Ekin Demiray is participating in the USDA-FAS Borlaug Fellowship Program. He will spend three months in Raleigh furthering his research on the wheat phenylalanine ammonia-lyase gene (TaPAL) family.

Jul 5, 2023

NC State Employee Highlights His Work Within CALS International Programs

An interview with Andrew Ofstehage, CALS Global Academy program coordinator, who works to connect international partners with CALS researchers to improve mutually beneficial learning environments.

May 26, 2023

Gatiboni Returns USAID via Uzbekistan

In March, Soil Fertility Specialist Luke Gatiboni spent two weeks volunteering with USAID to train Uzbek farmers in an effort to return a lifelong favor.