Stories From Jan 2020

Jan 27, 2020

Dunn’s Never Home Alone Wins AAAS/Subaru Prize for Excellence in Science Books

Congrats to Rob Dunn on winning the 2020 AAAS/Subaru for the Young Adult Science Book category. His book "Never Home Alone" takes a look at the nearly 200,000 species living with us in our own homes.

Jan 27, 2020

Watch for Email With Link to Employee Survey

It's time for the 2020 UNC System Employee Engagement Survey, an online questionnaire that tracks key aspects of job satisfaction. All full-time, permanent faculty and staff will receive an email giving them access to the survey Feb. 4.

Jan 27, 2020

Greg Shaeffer to Manage Umstead Research Station and Butner Field Lab

The Umstead Research Station welcomes a familiar face as its new manager.

Jan 27, 2020

The CBO Wants Your Feedback

The 2020 CALS Business Operations Customer Satisfaction Survey is now available online. Please take a moment to provide your feedback and share the survey with others in your departments.

Jan 24, 2020

CALS 2020 Awards for Excellence

Nominations for NC State’s most prestigious honor bestowed upon non-faculty employees are now open, and this year our college has the opportunity to select FIVE possible SHRA recipients and TWO possible EHRA recipients. The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, 2/28 at 5 p.m.

Jan 24, 2020

CALS Video Production Club

Join the CALS Video Production Club. This newly formed CALS club provides a place where staff, faculty and postdocs can get advice with video shooting and editing in a practical setting.

Jan 20, 2020

2020 Ag Chem and Turfgrass Manuals Update

The North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual provides extension specialists and agents, researchers, and professionals in the agriculture industry with information on the selection, application and safe and proper use of agricultural chemicals. The 2020 version is now available.

Jan 17, 2020

Sir Charles Godfray Lecture: Video and Podcast

Did you miss the Can We Feed the World Without Wrecking the Environment? If so, the lecture is now available to watch and/or listen to online.

Jan 16, 2020

Pack Hacks for Faculty: Connecting with First-Year Students

This month, Kimberly Bush, director of undergraduate programs and teaching associate professor; and Michael Kanters, interim department head and professor in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, give advice on how to help Spring Connect students make a successful transition to NC State.

Jan 16, 2020

CALS Business Operations’ January Newsletter

Please take a moment to read the CALS Business Operations January newsletter for important updates, deadlines, reminders, helpful resources, and more.