You Decide: Could a Virus Take Down the Economy?
The question is whether the coronavirus that has hit China could send the world – and the U.S. – into a recession, or worse.
From Raleigh to Djilor: Dannica Wall and Poultry Farming in Senegal
Poultry Science PhD student Dannica Wall gave an eye-opening presentation on her time spent in Djilor, Senegal as part of the CALS SAIGE International Seminar Series. Wall was sent abroad through Farmer to Farmer, a USAID-funded program that seeks to increase agricultural productivity, sustainable farming practices, and strengthen existing institutions.
Algerian Cochran Fellows Visit NC State for Poultry Feed Production Training
For the first time, CALS Global Academy hosted an Algerian group for a Cochran training that focused on streamlining poultry feed production and growing capacity for agricultural research and international trade
New Chair Unites Two Colleges on the International Stage
The James W. Owens Distinguished Chair in International Economics, to be held jointly between the Poole College of Management and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, will advance cross-college collaboration and the university’s international reputation. The chair was created with a generous gift from three-time NC State alumnus and former chair of the Board of Trustees Dr. James “Jim” W. Owens.
Ambassador Visit Highlights Partnerships Near and Far
As the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative continues to take shape, partnerships between VIB, a Belgian life sciences institute, and NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are growing.
Bosnian Faculty Visit NC State, Continuing the Connection
As part of an ongoing collaboration between NC State and Bosnia, three University of Banja Luka faculty members visited NC State to establish and build research connections.
Borlaug Fellow hosted at NC State in 2019
Current Borlaug Fellow, Dr. Maria Elena Cazar from Ecuador is mentored by Professor De-Yu Xie in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology and is working on nutritional metabolomics of Cocoa plants.
International Partnerships Strengthen Global Health
NC State’s Global Health program merges veterinary research and training to address today’s (and tomorrow’s) most pressing animal and human health challenges. From infectious disease control and antimicrobial resistance, to food security, global health and more, the program puts the NC State’s teaching and research into action around the world.
Brazilian Soybean Intern Stays, Just a Little Bit Longer
A graduate student in crop and sciences at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Barros arrived at NC State to learn more about soybean cultivation in North Carolina and extended his stay for the friendships and new experiences.
Dr. S. Gary Bullen: “Short Term International Opportunities”
As part of a series of seminars hosted by CALS SAIGE, Dr. S. Gary Bullen presented “’Short Term International Opportunities’ NC State Agricultural and Resource Economics”. Dr. Bullen reflected on his experience working with local farmers to build their business capabilities and reported on lessons learned.