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Dec 8, 2017
Applying Research to Practice: Helping Families and Communities
The term “learning” took on a whole new meaning for NC State College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) alumna Jamie Alexander once she started pursuing her master’s degree online at NC State.
Dec 6, 2017
Separated Since the Dinosaurs, Bamboo-Eating Lemurs, Pandas Share Common Gut Microbes
A new study from North Carolina State University, the Smithsonian and Duke University finds that bamboo lemurs, giant pandas and red pandas share 48 gut microbes in common – despite the fact that they are separated by millions of years of evolution.
Dec 5, 2017
Lee County's Women in Ag: Amanda Jurisich's Quick Learning Saves Business
In the midst of a family crisis, Amanda Jurisich gave up her job in healthcare to help save the family plant nursery. It meant a lot of learning — and fast.
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Dec 12, 2017
Poinsettias: Big Business for N.C.
NC State’s poinsettia program plays important role in helping the floriculture industry prosper.
Dec 11, 2017
Outstanding December Graduate: Jacob Nester
After losing three fingers working to pay for college, Jacob Nester is ready to teach and inspire the next generation of ag ed students.