Cubeta Named President of National Scientific Society
Congratulations to Professor Marc Anthony Cubeta, of NC State’s Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, who is serving as the 89th president of the Mycological Society of America.
Ristaino and Louws Honored as APS Fellows
Congratulations to NC State University’s Jean Beagle Ristaino and Frank Louws, who were among 11 scientists honored during a virtual awards ceremony on Aug. 4 as 2020 Fellows of the American Phytopathological Society.
Rick Brandenburg Scores Cover of Carolina Greens
Rick Brandenburg has been finding ways to reduce the damage that insects cause to peanuts as well as to lawns, athletic fields, golf courses and other grassy areas. The impact of his turfgrass work recently earned him a spot on the cover of Carolina Greens magazine and the top honor bestowed by the magazine’s publisher.
CALS Has New Podcast on Agricultural Issues
Farms, Food and You, a new podcast from NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, focuses on food and agricultural issues that affect consumers, producers and others in the agricultural supply chain. Help us continue this podcast by suggesting topics.
Collaborative to Hold Mini-Symposium on Water
The Water Collaborative is a CALS faculty-driven initiative to more powerfully address a wide range of water resource issues -- registration for the conference is free, but required.
NC State Faculty and Students Lead Workshop in Peru
NC State plant biologists Heike Sederoff and Marcela Rojas-Pierce recently led a recent workshop on bioinformatics and plant molecular biology at the National University of San Agustin, in Arequipa, Peru. They are hoping to develop and grow the collaboration.
Winners Named in Research Foundation Board’s Recent Research Competition
Sophia Webster, Katherine Kelly and Eduardo Hatano took home top awards in a competition judged by N.C. Agricultural and Life Sciences Research Foundation Board of Directors.
Hinshaw Selected as Fellow of the World Aquaculture Society
Congratulations to NC State Applied Ecology Professor and Extension Specialist Jeff Hinshaw, a world-leading trout expert who was recently selected as the 2019 World Aquaculture Society Fellow.
CALS Dean Says Thank You
Support from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences community exceeded all expectations for NC State's first Day of Giving, Dean Linton says. For a behind-the-scenes look at this remarkable day, check out our video recap.
Food Innovator Honored
Josip Simunovic, a research professor with NC State’s Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, was recently named a fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists.