Rhinos On The Resume: International Experience Bolsters Future Plans
When wildlife conservation students step off the plane into South Africa, they walk into long days, hard work – and a pre-veterinary experience like no other.
Crop Resilience Is Focus of New Interdisciplinary Research
International, interdisciplinary project featuring ten CALS researchers will focus on microbial interactions with wheat.
Can Sweet Potatoes Save the World?
NC State grew the North Carolina sweet potato industry into a global powerhouse. Now we're leading the effort to breed sweet potatoes that could provide economic opportunities and better nutrition for people in African countries.
NC State Will Help Feed the World With the Plant Sciences Initiative
The N.C. State Plant Sciences Initiative is designed to help North Carolina be the leader in meeting the food needs of that growing population, much of which is forecast for the world’s least developed countries. The 47 least developed countries are expected to see a 33 percent increase in population over the next 10 years.
Novozymes and CALS Sign Five-Year Research Agreement
Global biotechnology company, Novozymes, signs an agreement with CALS to support industry-university research, making it easier for Novozymes to partner with NC State and CALS faculty on research projects.
CALS Researchers Secure Internationalization Seed Grants
Three CALS faculty were selected to receive up to $5,000 in seed funding for their international collaboration projects from the NC State Internationalization Seed Grant program.
Peruvian INIA researchers receive training at NC State
Global Academy and CREdO hosted five INIA researchers at NC State University from Jan 26- Feb 9. They learned about subjects ranging from potato breeding to climate change and proposal writing. Although the two weeks flew by, we know this is just the beginning of a long-lasting relationship between our institutions.
The First World Congress on Agritourism: Highlights and Contributions From NCSU
Dr. Carla Barbieri and Claudia Gil Arroyo traveled to Bolzano, Italy, to participate in the first-ever World Congress on Agritourism. As the academic keynote speaker, Barbieri presented the advances and the future directions of agritourism research in the US and Canada. Gil Arroyo led a panel session on the contribution of agritourism for the future of rural areas. She also presented on gender roles in community-based agritourism, a study she led in the Peruvian Andes.
Global Research Outreach in Nairobi: Biochemistry’s Jose Ascencio-Ibanez
Teaching Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Undergraduate Research Jose Ascencio-Ibanez recently attended a one-week outreach initiative in Nairobi, Kenya. The goal: partner with international researchers to help identify drivers of viral evolution infecting cassava plants, an important staple crop
International Seminar: Benefits from Experiencing our Complicated World
Dr. Bob Patterson took us on a journey through the moments and people that shaped his career and international work stemming from his early days as a researcher to his current involvement overseas. We were guided through a lifetime of experiences emphasizing the importance of inclusion, equality, trust, and creating opportunities for all.