Stories From Jul 2016

Jul 20, 2016

Cleaning Up Brownfields Benefits Nearby Property Values

Hundreds of thousands of U.S. commercial and industrial sites are contaminated, with estimated cleanup costs running to the billions. But do the benefits of cleaning up these so-called brownfield sites outweigh the costs? NC State University's Dr. Laura Taylor explains new research that addresses that question.

Jul 20, 2016

Women in Meat Business Invited to NC Conference

The popular NC Choices’ Women Working in the Meat Business conference is back for 2016, with organizers doubling the conference size and offering new programming and hands-on activities.

Jul 20, 2016

Come to the NC State Turfgrass Field Day

The annual field day offers the industry and general public a chance to view the NC State University Turfgrass Program’s ongoing research trials and speak directly with NC State’s faculty and staff.

Jul 20, 2016

1,000 4-H Hands Feed The Hungry

Nearly 500 4-H’ers lived their pledge of “hands to larger service” Monday July 18 as they joined together to pack 80,000 meals for hungry North Carolina families.

Jul 19, 2016

North Carolina’s Economic Outlook: Walden Weighs In

How is the North Carolina economy in the third quarter of 2016? Distinguished professor Michael Walden, of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at North Carolina State University, gives his analysis.

Jul 12, 2016

CALS Hiring 21 Faculty

To better prepare our students and serve our clientele, CALS is looking for world-class talent in people who share our values and passion for excellence.

Jul 12, 2016

Food Safety — In Virtual Reality

NC State University food scientist Clint Stevenson is harnessing the power of virtual reality to keep contaminants off your dinner plate.

Jul 12, 2016

CALS Alumni Win World Food Prize

Two NC State alumni are among the four winners of the 2016 World Food Prize, one of the most important and coveted international awards given in agriculture.

Jul 11, 2016

Student Spotlight: Blowflies and Biochem

For Sarah Ermatinger, forensics and biochemistry go hand in hand. The rising sophomore is not only a CALS honors student but an award-winning cheerleader.

Jul 11, 2016

Li Wins Early Career Award

Dr. Xu “Sirius” Li, NC State University assistant professor of plant and microbial biology, was recently named a winner of the Phytochemical Society of North America’s Arthur C. Neish Young Investigator Award.