Research Pack Abroad

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. 

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.