Student Spotlight

Oct 14, 2020

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.

Sep 18, 2020

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.

Jul 27, 2018

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.

Apr 9, 2018

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.

Mar 22, 2018

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.

Jan 30, 2018

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.

Oct 6, 2017

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.

Feb 8, 2017

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.

Jan 31, 2017

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.

Jan 17, 2017

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.