Aug 11, 2016
Our Shining Future
A new $45 million grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation makes the Plant Sciences Initiative at NC State a reality — and positions North Carolina as a global leader for education, research and innovation in the plant sciences.
Aug 15, 2016
Aikido, Ag and Environmental Law
Extension Professor Ted Feitshans is equally comfortable in the classroom, in the field or on the martial arts mat. And you might be surprised by how much they overlap.
Aug 9, 2016
Student Spotlight: Wagner Helps Validate Traditional Plant-Based Medicines
Undergraduate research can take students to some interesting places. Recent Plant Biology graduate Charles Wagner (BS ’16) knows that well. Wagner spent most of the summer of 2015 on the Isle of Arran in southwest Scotland as an intern with two master herbalists from the Scottish School of Herbal Medicine.
Aug 17, 2016 | Extension
From Pest to Love Bug: NC State Helps Kids Learn More About Insects
As a young girl turns a glass vial over in her hand, the caterpillar inside wriggles. The girl squeals. And with just three words – “I love caterpillars!” – it’s clear that the day’s lesson hasn’t been lost on her.
Nutrition Matters: Stress from Migratory Beekeeping May Be Eased by Access to Food
Traveling presents challenges for honey bees used to pollinate crops, but research shows that some of these challenges can be mitigated by providing other food sources while bees are on the road.
Economic Perspective: CSx Comes to Eastern North Carolina
What impact could a new inland port have on North Carolina? NC State University economist Mike Walden lays out the potential.