Stories From Sep 2017

Sep 19, 2017

Scientists Unravel Mysteries of DNA Replication in Corn

For the first time, scientists have characterized the DNA replication timing process for an entire plant genome.

Sep 18, 2017

Want to Get “Ants”-y? CALS Alum at Quail Ridge Books

CALS alumna Eleanor Spicer Rice will fill you in on your closest — and tiniest — neighbors.

Sep 15, 2017

You Decide: What Are The Good And Bad In Today’s Economy?

There's two sides to every story. What are the sides for the economy today? NC State University economist Mike Walden lays out some of the major points in today's economy so you can decide.

Sep 12, 2017

CALS Makes Progress With Graduate Student Enrollment

CALS is well on its way to becoming one of the Top 5 colleges of its kind in the country by 2020 -- and graduate student enrollment is a big part of the reason why.

Sep 12, 2017

Study Examines Cross-Species Interactions

In a first-of-its-kind study, NC State researchers applied a new approach to examine how members of two different species – a plant and a pathogen, for example, or a bacterium and a human – interact at the molecular level, and whether slight genetic changes in one species could affect gene expression in the other.

Sep 11, 2017

Helping With a Disaster

One of the best ways you can help is by donating money to agencies and organizations that have coordinated efforts on the ground. In this video, NC State Extension Emergency Coordinator Mike Yoder explains why.

Sep 11, 2017

Economic Perspective: Tax Deductions and Charitable Donations

The ability to deduct charitable donations on federal taxes may be affected by potential changes to the tax code. What are the possible outcomes and impacts?

Sep 10, 2017

How to Shape a Passion Into a Career: Award-Winner Paul Siciliano

Professor Paul Siciliano just won two national awards — and is one of the few people who can say with honesty that this isn't his first rodeo.

Sep 9, 2017

Tailgate Odyssey

At long last, Cow and Pig made it to Tailgate day! Check out our video for a look back at the most famous swine-bovine friendship this side of Carter-Finley.

Sep 8, 2017

Lee County’s Women in Ag: Savvy Marketer, Flower Farmer

Lee County Extension's Women in Ag series highlights retail flower farmer (and savvy marketer) Gail Foushee.