You Decide: Are Our Taxes Fair and Our Spending Effective?
With two new studies out about taxes and tax spending across the nation, Mike Walden breaks down where North Carolina falls among the rest.
Reimagining Women in STEM: Ph.D. Student Emily Reed
Former French major Emily Reed didn't think science and math were for her – until she took a molecular and cellular biology course with an excellent female professor.
Economic Perspective: Perspectives on the Gig Economy
Technology helped usher in the new gig economy, but how much does that account for in the actual job market and how what are the pros and cons it?
PDPS to Prague: Senior Hannah Lunsford’s “Leap of Faith”
Rising senior Hannah Lunsford just returned from a study abroad program in Prague. She talks about her experiences there, how she came to the Prestage Department of Poultry Science and what she plans to do next.
Creating Molecular Tools To Impact Plant Growth
NSF CAREER award winner Anna Stepanova is creating molecular tools to turn certain plant genes on and off at will. She also plans to create a new biotechnology class and start an outreach effort for high school students and their science teachers.
Students Renovate Rooftop Garden for Hyper-Local Food Production
The food that NC State horticultural science students are growing in a rooftop garden on the Talley Student Union won't have to go far from farm to fork: just one floor down, to the 1887 Bistro. The garden has been a living lab for students learning about garden design, logistics planning, installation, garden management and more.
Food Science Focus In New Scholars Program
Eight students from seven different universities gain unique hands-on experience at NC State as part of the Food Science Education and Extension Summer Scholars Program.
You Decide: Can Small Towns Make a Comeback?
North Carolina used to be a state of small towns, but the state has shifted over the years to larger metro areas. NC State Extension's Mike Walden asks: Are small towns poised for a comeback?
Next Stop, Bosnia and Herzegovina?: CALS International Programs Examines Partnership
José Cisneros—the Director of CALS International Programs—hopped the pond to evaluate the bigger picture and strategize a mutually beneficial collaboration between NC State and Bosnia.
Will Hemp Be a Good Crop for North Carolina?
NC State Extension educators reflect on the second season that farmers have produced the crop under state’s pilot industrial hemp program.