Students

Feb 20, 2020

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.

Oct 24, 2019

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.

Oct 3, 2019

The Wolfpack Abroad: The Research Pack of Summer 2019 in Spain

This past summer, 5 students participated in Research Pack Abroad. This program allowed these students to conduct research through host institutions in other countries, creating opportunities for both the exchange of scientific ideas and a cultural and linguistic immersion in an unfamiliar setting; an equally academic and social challenge for the student participants. 

Jul 30, 2019

Kelsey Wraps Up Her Research at IPLA

Kelsey finalizes her research finds that her hypothesis is proven correct - there would be more antibiotic resistance genes present in preterm infants than full-term.

Jul 10, 2019

Kelsey Closes in on Research Conclusions

As Kelsey closes in on her research, she is getting closer to analyzing her research results and providing conclusions.

Jul 9, 2019

Cristobal: The Great Chufa Migration

Cristobal shares about the history of the chufa plant.

Jul 8, 2019

Eric Uses qPCR to Test His Samples

Eric continues with his research and explains why he adopts qPCR to test his samples and reflects on his time at IPLA and Spain and the friends he has made.

Jul 8, 2019

Kelsey’s Motivational Factors in Research

Kelsey finds motivation in learning the impacts of her research and rewards her hard work with a trip to the Spanish mountains

Jul 1, 2019

Eric Explains His Research

Eric details his research tests looking for different combinations of microbial mutants.

Jul 1, 2019

Alexandra: Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

Alexandra reflects on her personal growth by trying something that is uncomfortable.