Faculty Focus: Cancer Researcher Aims to Alleviate Suffering
Melanie Simpson, head of the Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry, is internationally recognized for her research on mechanisms of prostate cancer progression and metastasis. But it’s her determination and passion for her work that continue to move her research forward.
AgPack Strong: Pursuing a “Career of Exciting Research”
After a career in the military, Jim Noah found his home as a Ph.D. student at NC State. During that time, the self-described lifelong learner became passionate about biochemistry.
Faculty Focus: Fighting to Save Cassava
Trino Ascencio-Ibanez and his colleagues are hard at work – with the help of two major grants – protecting the food supply for an entire continent.
Outstanding December Graduate: William Brad O’Dell
The first in his family to earn a college degree (and a Ph.D.), Brad O’Dell is an accomplished scientist who has big goals for his future.
$1 Million NSF Grant Launches Unique Master’s Program at NC State
A $1 million National Science Foundation grant will enable the college to create a new interdisciplinary master’s program for students from underrepresented groups.
Despite Rain, Farm Animal Days Delights
Each spring CALS throws open the barn doors to thousands of area school children, teachers and families for a unique hands-on experience with agriculture.
AgPack Strong: An Unexpected Path to Success
Wesley Wilson never imagined he’d be president of a company by age 29. Find out how CALS helped guide him toward a career he loves.
Student Spotlight: Five Questions with Brock Deatherage
Baseball season — that beloved harbinger of spring — is in full swing, and CALS student Brock Deatherage is front and center for the Wolfpack.
Kathariou Elected to American Academy of Microbiology
Sophia Kathariou, NC State professor of food science and microbiology, has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.
Faculty Focus: 45 Years and Going Strong
Labin “L.T.” Woodlief Jr. has worked for NC State University for 45 years. And he’s eyeing the big 5-0. Woodlief is a research specialist in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.