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.
CALS SAIGE President Receives CEFS Fellowship
Tim Kloppe leads in the CALS SAIGE graduate student organization and in researching a sustainable approach to powdery mildew management.
Student Spotlight: Andrew Maurer
Research is exciting in its own right, but this week we cast our attention onto Andrew Maurer, a graduate student in Applied Ecology, who’s taken a massive undertaking in the undertow. Down in Antigua, Andrew is hard at work researching endangered hawksbill sea turtles with a Fulbright Fellowship.
Student Spotlight: Sara Prado
Graduate student, Sara Prado, tell us about her current PhD research in coffee plantations in Puerto Rico, and her plans to work on cacao research in Peru, as a postdoc.
Student Spotlight: Cara Ruth Pace in Brazil
The NCSU Tobacco Agronomy Research Team along with a handful of North Carolina extension agents recently attended in international tobacco conference. One of these conference delegates was graduate student Cara Ruth Pace. Studying crop science, Cara attended the conference not only as a team member, but to learn about tobacco production in other countries and also get a perspective on how it is managed in Brazil.
Student Spotlight: Avery’s Adventure
Propelled by an international impetus, horticulture student Avery Bartlett-Golden followed his ambition to Spain. Avery spent an academic year abroad studying at Universitat Politecnica de Valencia (UPV) where he studied gained a fresh perspective on horticulture and landscape architecture.
Student Spotlight: Love of Outdoors Leads Student to Soil Science
Although it hasn’t been a direct path, NC State University junior Gary Morehouse believes he’s on the right road to a rewarding career: that of consulting soil scientist.
Student Spotlight: Johnson Studies Farm-Level Food Loss
A graduate student in horticultural science is helping fill in the blanks on the topic of farm-level food losses and taking the first steps toward reducing them.
Simpson Named Biochemistry Department Head
Dr. Melanie Simpson, widely recognized as a top researcher on prostate cancer, will join NC State as the new head of the Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry.
Student Spotlight: Roman Lawrence Learns To Lead
Roman Lawrence received the H. Bradford Craig Scholarship for Excellence as a student in the Agricultural Institute. After graduating, he transferred into CALS’ four-year program as a poultry science major.