Stories From Jun 2018

Jun 29, 2018

Student Spotlight: An Enriching Step on the Path to Dental School

A master of nutrition student in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, Amelia Wilson visits a local Head Start center to educate children and their parents about dental health. It’s all part of her goal to become a dentist.

Jun 27, 2018

Economic Perspective: Non-Compete Contracts

How pervasive are non-compete contracts in our society, and what impact do they have on workers?

Jun 27, 2018

Student Spotlight: Data Analytics and Vulnerable Estuaries

Biological and agricultural engineering Ph.D student Lise Montefiore uses tools within data analytics to identify which estuarine ecosystems are most vulnerable to global and local change.

Jun 26, 2018

6 Ways North Carolina Will Be Different in 2050

Based on research for his new book, North Carolina Beyond the Connected Age: The Tar Heel State in 2050, here are six ways NC State economist Mike Walden says North Carolina will have changed by then.

Jun 26, 2018

Fish Food

CALS postdoc Karen O’Connell studies the best ways to grow microalgae to feed tiny brine shrimp that could be the base of the food chain for higher-value farm-raised fish.

Jun 25, 2018

An Acclaimed Career

CALS alumnus Cassius Williams was honored recently for his long record of volunteerism and support of the university with the 2018 Jerry and Elizabeth Godwin Red Torch Award.

Jun 22, 2018

You Decide: What Should Be Done About Income Inequality?

The gap in income inequality has been steadily climbing over the years. What factors into this gap, and is there anything that can be done to lessen it?

Jun 22, 2018

Aimutis Tapped to Lead N.C. Food Processing Innovation Center

An R&D expert with more than 30 years of experience in corporate and academic settings, Bill Aimutis has been named director of the North Carolina Food Processing Innovation Center (FPIC), a one-of-a-kind enterprise housed in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Jun 20, 2018

Economic Perspective: The Next Recession

After a recent survey, when do members of the National Association of Business Economists think the next recession could be?

Jun 20, 2018

It’s “Cheep”: Poults (And Future State Fair Contenders) For NC Youth

Last week, parents, teachers, Extension workers and kids from across the state flocked to CALS' Poultry Teaching Unit to pick up baby turkeys – called "poults" – they hope to raise into prizewinners at the annual NC State Fair.