Easing Suffering Through Biochemistry: Sayan Chakraborty
Inspired by volunteer work, Sayan Chakraborty is on a quest for ever-better medicines.
“Like Taking Apart A Tiny Machine”: Biochemistry’s Gabriela Schroder
South African Ph.D. student Gabriela Schroder encourages students not to be intimidated by biochemistry. It’s “like looking under the hood of a car,” she says.
Chasing Better Biofuels: Biochemistry’s Flora Meilleur
Imagine that every day, your job is to use one of the most intense beams of neutrons in the world to figure out solutions to some of the biggest challenges of our time. That’s Flora Meilleur’s career. An associate professor […]
What Should Elephants Eat?
Every six weeks, animal science graduate student Jordan Wood’s research requires a trip to the zoo. The project: understand how native tree species could be used to supplement the diet of the North Carolina Zoo’s African elephants.
Animal Science Partnership Nabs National Symposium
About 600 pre-veterinary students and 30 advisors from 77 colleges and universities across the United States attended the American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association Symposium, traveling from as far away as Oregon and Puerto Rico to engage in hands-on labs and lectures on current veterinary topics.
CALS Student Scientists Dance – With Research
CALS students push themselves beyond traditional science classes, and in turn, find fresh perspective and a much-needed outlet for stress relief and creative thinking.
Five Things To Know About Farm Animal Days 2017
Maybe you’re a longtime Farm Animal Days expert. Maybe you’ve already picked your date and registered online (though you don’t have to register in order to attend), and all that’s left is to decide whether you’ll try roping a cow right away, or go straight for the free Howling Cow ice cream.
Yes, We Might Have No Bananas
Rob Dunn’s newest book, “Never Out of Season,” examines the risks of a lack of biodiversity in our food supply. Dunn is a professor in the Department of Applied Ecology.
AgPack Strong: Rachel Grantham’s Advice to Students
During her time at CALS, Smithfield’s Rachel Grantham learned a lot about agricultural business management, networking – and the importance of keeping an open mind in your career.
Student Spotlight: From Hawaii to the Brickyard
Kristin Hasegawa traveled more than 4,600 miles from home to pursue her dream. Now a sophomore animal science major, she considers CALS her second home.