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Katherine Drake Stowe with family at CALS Tailgate

Mar 13, 2023

Stowe Leads Soybean Research, WolfPack Alumni and Two Budding Farmers

A CALS education helped prepare Katherine Drake Stowe to lead a soybean consortium and serve as president of the NC State Alumni Association. 

NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor Dr. Mike Walden working in a recording studio.

Mar 10, 2023

You Decide: Will North Carolina Be a Leader in New Energy?

With new technologies on the rise, the energy economy can seem to shift in various directions. Is North Carolina positioned to capitalize on these new paths? 

a robot developed by NC State researchers in a corn field

Mar 6, 2023

Wheeled Robot Measures Leaf Angles to Help Breed Better Corn Plants

The technology is more efficient than conventional techniques, providing plant breeders with useful data more quickly. 

Frank Siewerdt headshot

Mar 1, 2023

Frank Siewerdt To Lead Poultry Science

An NC State alumnus with experience in industry, government and academic roles will return to Raleigh to head one of the nation’s top poultry science departments. 

Sonia Murphy headshot

Mar 1, 2023

From Paris to the Piedmont

Women’s History Month is an opportunity to celebrate the women who came before us and the women in our lives today. Meet French-born Sonia Murphy, the first female assistant dean for CALS Advancement. 

Economist Mike Walden

Feb 24, 2023

You Decide: Is the Labor Market Returning to Normal?

While the pandemic upended the labor market, long-term trends are also at work in our ever-changing economy. 

Matt Ricker standing in a jungle

Feb 20, 2023

Early Water Engineers: Soils Reveal Maya Expertise in Water Management

Soil scientist Matt Ricker spent 96 days in the jungle to bring back data that refined existing knowledge of early Maya water management. 

an aerial photo of the NC State Dairy Farm with the Raleigh skyline in the background

Feb 1, 2023

Growing Our Future Begins Now

Growing Our Future, the new CALS Strategic Plan, is an employee-driven plan that charts the course for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences through 2030. 


Jan 31, 2023

Xie Named AAAS Fellow

De-Yu Xie, a professor of plant and microbial biology, is one of three NC State faculty elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) this year. 

Jan 24, 2023

The Sweet Secrets of Apple Physiology

Annie Vogel, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Horticultural Science, studies how apples respond to different environmental factors and diseases.