Mike Jones: Carlson Award Recipient 2020-2021
Mike Jones, recent graduate of the Economics Graduate Program has been nominated for the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award which also means he is the recipient of the 2020-2021 Carlson Award. Mike's dissertation provided timely analysis on the use of genetically engineered insects to make farming more profitable in places like the Philippines.
Destiny Tyson: Student Spotlight
Destiny Tyson sat down for an interview with CALS International Programs to talk about her altered plans to participate in Research Pack Abroad with an internship at Syngenta Brazil during summer 2020. Tyson reflects on her previous experience at CIMMYT in Mexico and how she hopes her future career holds international research options.
Student Spotlight: Andrew Howell
The most impactful experience for me so far was conducting research in New Zealand. At the beginning of my Ph.D. program three years ago, I was offered an opportunity to collaborate with the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA). I spent 6 months conducting research on a novel aquatic herbicide which was in the labeling process here in the US at the time.
Around the World with Prestage Department of Poultry Science
Explore the global impact of Prestage Department of Poultry Science through their interactive map highlighting some of their international activities.
Helping International Students Overcome Global Pandemic Challenges
NC State is helping international students who are grappling with the short- and long-term impacts of the global pandemic.
Mark Watson, 2020 graduate from CALS, reflects on his time at NC State conducting research on campus and in Lima, Peru through Research Pack Abroad.
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.
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.
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.
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.