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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
CALS Student Researches Nutrient Cycling in Ecuador
Cormac Holland spent his summer conducting research on native forest soils at Universidad de Cuenca.
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.
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.
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.