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November 2016

Owen Duckworth in a Williams Hall Laboratory

Nov 30, 2016

Three From CALS Named University Faculty Scholars

Drs. Owen Duckworth, Chris Reberg-Horton and Wenqiao "Wayne" Yuan of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are among 22 NC State faculty members recently named as University Faculty Scholars. 

CALS Animal Science's April Shaeffer featured on FarmHer television show.

Nov 30, 2016

TV Star: FarmHer Features April Shaeffer’s Cattle Workshops For Women

April Shaeffer wasn't looking for a national television debut – but her lauded North Carolina Leadership and Cattle Handling for Women Producers program has found an audience anyway. 

Dr. Christopher R. Daubert

Nov 30, 2016

Daubert Named University Research Fellow

As an NC State Vice Chancellor Research Fellow, Dr. Christopher R. Daubert will lead a study on entrepreneurial culture at peer and aspirational universities. 

Nov 29, 2016

Clouse Named AAAS Fellow

Dr. Steven D. Clouse, an emeritus professor from NC State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). 

An array of poinsettias

Nov 29, 2016

Poinsettias on Display Dec. 4

Get in the holiday spirit this weekend at the annual Poinsettia Open House at NC State University's JC Raulston Arboretum. The free event — featuring over 100 cultivars of poinsettias — will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday Dec. 4. 

Wolfpack fans at tailgating event

Nov 29, 2016

Food for Thought

Associate professors Ben Chapman and Dana Hanson dished up sliders -- and food safety tips -- during NC State's Ag Day. 

Robert Elliot working on a construction project with three others.

Nov 29, 2016

Opportunities to Grow

The Agricultural Institute is helping military veterans to reinforce North Carolina's leading industry, agriculture and agribusiness. 

NC State Entomology and plant pathology Ph.D. student Sayed Mashaheet

Nov 28, 2016

Student’s Research Seeks Ozone-Tolerant Wheat

Sayed Mashaheet’s research into wheat and ozone tolerance could help prevent a worldwide famine. Read on to learn about this Ph.D. student and his game-changing work. 

Dr. Alexander Krings holds a folder containing one of the Vascular Plant Herbarium's plant specimens.

Nov 28, 2016

Faculty Focus: Behind the Scenes in the Vascular Plant Herbarium

NC State University’s Vascular Plant Herbarium Director describes what it’s like to look after more than a hundred thousand plant specimens – and why it’s important. 

apples on a tree branch

Nov 28, 2016

Got fruit trees? Free tree fruit guides available

In North Carolina, fall is an optimal time for planting fruit trees such as apples, peaches and pecans. Two new guides provide practical tips.