Genetic Puzzle-Solver Wins Early Career Honor
A new research award aids Benjamin Reading in his pursuit of solutions to a problem that has puzzled scientists for generations.
The One Who (Almost) Got Away
A junior double-major in poultry science and agricultural education, Susan Jones is now a CALS Ambassador representing the college. And we were one paragraph away from losing her.
CALS Names Interim Head of Prestage Poultry Science
Dr. Peter Ferket will serve as the interim head of the Prestage Department of Poultry Science, effective January 1, 2017.
Student Spotlight: Nashea Williams Plants Dreams at CALS, Meets VP
Since choosing CALS as her pathway to a career in plant breeding, senior Nashea Williams has studied abroad in Costa Rica and met Vice President Joe Biden.
Student Spotlight: Shelby Lanier Pioneers International Relationships
A former race horse named Floyd and a spring break trip to England transformed senior Shelby Lanier’s thinking into doing. A Thomas Jefferson Scholar pursuing a dual degree in animal science and history, Lanier says anything is possible through hard work.
Got Sheep? Want A Solar Farm?
Many solar energy companies have started leasing land from farmers to build solar farms – and hiring sheep to control ground cover. The trend has been a revitalizing force in the North Carolina sheep industry.
Saving Lives Through Horticulture
Julia Kornegay’s resume includes an unusual line: Her quick action during the Rwandan genocide in 1994 catalyzed a collaboration that helped prevent famine and save lives.
Olympic Bronze Medalist Dives Into Physiology at CALS
Diver Nick McCrory nabbed a bronze medal in the 2012 Olympics. Now, he’s in the Physiology Program at CALS with his sights on a new goal: medical school.
Aikido, Ag and Environmental Law
Extension Professor Ted Feitshans is equally comfortable in the classroom, in the field or on the martial arts mat. And you might be surprised by how much they overlap.
Student Spotlight: Montana York Bridges Law and Agriculture
First generation college student Montana York is a CALS Ambassador double-majoring in political science and agricultural science. Here’s how she knew CALS was right for her.