‘Drill Instructor Without the Yelling:’ Food Science’s Keith Harris
During his time in the Marine Corps Reserves and on active duty during Operation Desert Storm, Keith Harris learned an unlikely lesson: how to teach.
“Where The Strong Grow Great”: Greetings From Dean Linton
At NC State, we’re all about serving the people of North Carolina, in every corner of the state — north, south, east and west. For this issue of CALS Magazine, we decided to turn the lens to our work in […]
Shadoe Stewart’s “Big, Hairy, Audacious Goal”: Dental School
From bartending to urban planning, Shadoe Stewart’s eclectic path through education and career has brought him to CALS with an unusual goal: dental school.
CALS Book Club: Explore The Secret World Of Insects
Dr. Eleanor’s Book of Common Ants: This behind-the-scenes look at the lives of ants by entomology alumna Eleanor Spicer Rice and Applied Ecology Professor Rob Dunn won coast-to-coast acclaim in 2017, spending time as the best-selling entomology book on Amazon. […]
From Israel to Little Washington: Archie Griffin Is #AgPackStrong
One of only five researchers in the world named as 2018 Nuffield International Farming Scholars, Crop and Soil Sciences alumnus Archie Griffin will take his agricultural research from Israel to Brazil — and back to the family farm in Little Washington.
Working With The Tribe: New Ag Agent Maddie Ciszewski
Maddie Ciszewski graduated from CALS in 2017 and started her new job as an agricultural Extension agent in Cherokee — the only Extension office in the state that works directly with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
From The Dean: “…Where The Strong Grow Great”
For this issue of CALS Magazine, we decided to turn the lens to our work in rural communities, from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Currituck Sound.
Labor Intensive: Extension Agent Andrea Gibbs
With the birth of her first baby weeks away, Extension Agriculture Agent Andrea Gibbs is still on the job covering 1,000 square miles of farmland — more than an hour from the nearest hospital.
This Is Sparta: One Rural Student Fights To Return Home
Students from rural areas face a unique set of challenges, from access to test preparation to culture shock on campus. Some work their way to college as the fast track out of country life. Others, like Alleghany County native David Cox, are fighting to go back and stay.
From Factory Floor To First-Generation College Student
From teenage packing plant worker to animal science student and mentor, Sampson County’s Selena Ibarra is a first-generation college student who refused to quit.