Stories From Oct 2016

Oct 24, 2016

Celebrate Red and White Week

NC State will host a slew of activities leading up to Saturday’s Homecoming football game against Boston College at Carter-Finley.

Oct 24, 2016

Moonlight in the Garden

Explore the JC Raulston Arboretum in a whole new light as it opens its gates after dark for the first time in decade.

Oct 24, 2016

Lommel on WRAL TechWire panel

CALS Associate Dean Steve Lommel will be among the panelists at an upcoming WRAL TechWire event focused on the evolution of Wilson, a former tobacco town, into North Carolina’s first gigabit Internet ecosystem.

Oct 21, 2016

Ag Policy Leadership Program Accepting Applications

Rising juniors and seniors in NC State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are invited to apply to be 2017 Warren Leadership and Public Policy Fellows. Applications are due Nov. 1.

Oct 21, 2016

Working Hard – and Having Fun – at the State Fair

From scooping ice cream to handling livestock, CALS students can be found all over the North Carolina State Fair. They're volunteering their time and talents to help their departments, raise money for their clubs and do work they love.

Oct 19, 2016

Student Spotlight: Nashea Williams Plants Dreams at CALS, Meets VP

Since choosing CALS as her pathway to a career in plant breeding, senior Nashea Williams has studied abroad in Costa Rica and met Vice President Joe Biden.

Oct 19, 2016

Extension Agent Cultivates a Sweet Spot for Pumpkins

Extension Agent Travis Birdsell is helping Christmas tree growers and others explore a new industry for North Carolina's high country: pumpkin production.

Oct 17, 2016

Economic Perspective: Why Are Interest Rates Continuing to be Low?

Interest rates have continued to be at a historic low recently. What factors could be playing into this? NC State University economist Mike Walden looks at the potential reasons.

Oct 16, 2016

NC State, UNC Collaborate on Microbiome Project

With a new grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and NC State University are working together to better understand how communities of microbes influence disease transmission.

Oct 14, 2016

Environmental Futurist Pioneer To Speak At Hunt

Founder of the field of co-evolution, Stanford University professor Paul Ehrlich joins NC State professor of applied ecology Rob Dunn in the Hunt Library auditorium on Wednesday, October 19.