Research Pack Abroad

Nov 15, 2023

Sustainable Agriculture Research in Spain

SUMMER 2023 Ashmi Dagar Hi! My name is Ashmi Dagar and I am a senior majoring in Agricultural Science here at NCSU. This past summer, I had the opportunity to visit Valencia, Spain to work as a research intern for […]

Nov 15, 2023

Local Food and Culture Research in Spain

SUMMER 2023 Renee Long During my Research Pack Abroad program, I collaborated with Valencia Club Cocina, a well-regarded company renowned for its culinary expertise. Within this partnership, I actively engaged in facilitating enriching cooking classes that catered to both local […]

Nov 15, 2023

Healthy Gut Microbiome Research in Spain

SUMMER 2023 Nicolas Mastrovito Previous studies have quantified the level of antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) in the gut microbiome of infants, but less studies of the same nature have been performed for elderly people. A healthy gut microbiome is critical […]

Nov 15, 2023

Orchid Conservation Research in Southern Ecuador

SUMMER 2023 Jerry Yu My research pack abroad experience was in Ecuador at the Orquideario of the Universidad de Cuenca, the major public lab with a focus on Orchid Conservation in Southern Ecuador.  My research project tested two levels of […]

Nov 15, 2023

Nutrient Cycling Research in the Mountains of Ecuador

SUMMER 2023 Cormac Holland During my time studying at the Universidad de Cuenca in Ecuador, I participated in a research project entitled “Nutrient cycling under different vegetation covers in a mountain area in southern Ecuador.” The project sought to describe the nutrient […]

Nov 15, 2023

Cataloging and Characterizing Plant Species in Valencia

 SUMMER 2023 Brady Farlow Brady Farlow participated in research in Valencia, Spain, focused on cataloging and characterizing plant species on the 620,000 square meter Vera Campus of Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV). His day-to-day tasks involved accompanying professors ‘Paco’ Galiana Galán and María […]

Sep 21, 2023

CALS Student Researches Nutrient Cycling in Ecuador

Cormac Holland spent his summer conducting research on native forest soils at Universidad de Cuenca.

May 26, 2022

The Gift of Perspective

Dr. Tom Wentworth, Emeritus Professor of Plant and Microbial Biology, and his wife, Linda Rudd, made a generous contribution to Research Pack Abroad, which supports student research and faculty travel abroad.

May 7, 2020

Growing Upward

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.

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.