Stories From 2019

Dec 16, 2019

Great Grads

Leadership and adventure were part of the package for two outstanding Agricultural Institute students who’ll be graduating soon.

Dec 16, 2019  |  Research

Salty Algae Leads to Sweet Success

NC State University professor Heike Sederoff started studying saltwater algae more than a decade ago as part of a project to use algae to make biofuel. This research led to a recent paper in the journal Nature and a biofuels patent application.

Dec 16, 2019

New Course Aims to Seek, Destroy Pathogens in Food Processing Facilities

Professionals needing to create and implement an environmental monitoring program (EMP) can do so with ease thanks to a new course being offered at NC State.

Dec 13, 2019

Economic Perspective: How Did North Carolina’s Economy Do In 2019?

With 2019 coming to a close, how did North Carolina's economy perform this past year?

Dec 12, 2019

Horticultural Science Students Design, Build Kilgore Hall Garden

Students lead the transformation of a campus landscape.

Dec 9, 2019

Larry Wooten: An Extraordinary Leader

CALS alumnus Larry Wooten wraps up his career at the North Carolina Farm Bureau’s helm but promises he’ll continue to be involved in advocacy.

Dec 6, 2019

‘Conductor’ Gene Found in Plant Root Stem Cell ‘Orchestra’

NC State researchers identify the maestro behind stem cell division in plant roots.

Dec 6, 2019

You Decide: Do the Benefits and Costs of Technology Balance?

New technology tends to upset the status quo in many different industries. How do the pros and cons balance out?

Dec 5, 2019

New N.C. Guide Offers Strategies to Lower Rate of Overweight, Obesity

A North Carolina partnership issues a new plan to help address high rates of overweight and obesity. NC State University’s Carolyn Dunn led the effort.

Dec 5, 2019

Making Hand-crafted Gifts Safer

Hand-crafted gifts of infused oils, honeys, vinegars and liquors seem to be increasingly popular. But many of these artisanal concoctions could pose significant health risks.