Study: SNAP Benefits Aren’t Enough to Afford a Healthy Diet
A new study from NC State and the Union of Concerned Scientists finds that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) only covers 43-60 percent of what it costs to consume a diet consistent with federal guidelines for what constitutes a healthy diet.
September is Disaster Preparedness Month
NC State Extension's ncdisaster.com website provides valuable information to help North Carolinians prepare for and recover from disaster.
Student Spotlight: An Artist with a ‘Passion for Plants’
Meet Amy Arnold, the student behind the prize-winning illustration on this year's special-edition CALS Alumni and Friends t-shirt.
Buggin’ Out: CALS’ Insect Museum Grows
When is a gift of 60,000+ insects a good thing? When it becomes part of NC State’s Insect Museum.
Education Beyond the Classroom
Nutrition science student Krupa Trivedi spent her summer in India and Kenya researching the importance of human donor milk banks and the relationship between health issues and female empowerment.
You Decide: Are The Humanities Still Useful In A Tech World?
The question today is how relevant the humanities are to an increasingly technological world. STEM enrollment has seen significantly higher growth compared the humanities since 2000. In our tech-heavy society, will STEM majors flourish while humanities majors flounder?