Faculty

May 19, 2021

Principles of Writing and Presenting Scientific Research: A Virtual Workshop

Professors of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University taught a virtual course, Principios de Redacción y Presentación de Investigación Científica, or Principles of Writing and Presenting Scientific Research, entirely in Spanish to a class of 13 students from the Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina.

May 19, 2021

Preserving Sweetpotato Exports

Thanks to a $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service NC State scientists including PI, Lina Quesada-Ocampo, and IR-4 Project experts will examine how to continue North Carolina-grown sweetpotatoes to Europe despite European Union regulations lowering fungicide tolerances.

Apr 29, 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.

Apr 29, 2021

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.

Apr 23, 2021

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.

Apr 8, 2021

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.

Mar 15, 2021

Farm-Level Study Shows Rising Temperatures Hurt Rice Yields

A study of the relationship between temperature and yields of various rice varieties, based on 50 years of weather and rice-yield data from farms in the Philippines, suggests that warming temperatures negatively affect rice yields.

Mar 10, 2021

Dr. Anna Stepanova Presents for Turkish University Student Congress

Dr. Anna Stepanova, Associate Professor in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology was invited to present during the Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University as part of their GENCOMU Student Congress.

Feb 11, 2021

PSI Profile: Ross Sozzani, Platform Director for Plant Improvement

The plant improvement platform director for the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative shares her vision: collaboration, innovative crop technologies and students ready for the workforce.

Jan 26, 2021

Small Business Administration Honors NC State Spinoff SinnovaTek

SinnovaTek, a spinoff company co-founded by Josip Simunovic, professor in NC State’s Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, won an award for its international impact from the Small Business Administration. SinnovaTek produces nutritious, shelf-stable foods that don’t require refrigeration, working with food processing partners around the world, most recently in Kenya.