Princess? Ballerina? Not A Chance.
Ever since she was a child, Erin Stewart has dreamed of a career in agriculture. Now a junior agriculture education major in CALS, she's taking advantage of every opportunity to turn that dream into reality.
Diving Into (Dr.) Poole
From cow births in the classroom to epic whiteboard sessions in his office, Daniel Poole loves to teach, and it shows: in 2017 alone, he's nabbed three teaching awards — one of them national.
“Ooo”s and “Eww”s: High Schoolers Experience Livestock Camp
In its first year, the week-long NC State Livestock Science Camp was a smashing success: full to capacity with students ready to take on examining goat hoofs and helping deliver a calf.
STEAM-ing Ahead: Program’s First Class Graduates
In May, Katelyn Thomas proudly donned Wolfpack-red cap and gown as one of the first graduates of the STEAM Program, CALS’ unique invitation-only pathway for students from rural areas.
Zoo Veterinarian and CALS Grad Amanda Guthrie: “Be Fearless”
Amanda Guthrie is living her dream as senior veterinary officer at the ZSL London Zoo, overseeing the care of nearly 20,000 animals.
Fighting Child Malnutrition In Haiti — With Goats
For more than a decade, Professor Charlotte Farin and the NC State Haiti Goat Project have joined the country’s struggle against rampant childhood malnutrition. Now they plan to expand, doubling the number of protein-rich meals provided to schools each month.
Conserving Butterflies: Elsita Kiekebusch
Ph.D. student Elsita Kiekebusch combines a passion for preservation with a love of insects.
Fighting Salmonella: Grayson Walker
Grayson Walker Graduate student, Poultry Science B.S., Poultry Science, CALS 2015 Grayson Walker got to work trying to eradicate salmonella bacteria in poultry when he was an undergraduate in CALS. Now, he’s continuing that quest in graduate school. What Walker […]
Learning To Teach, Teaching To Learn
Joy Morgan’s Teaching Diverse Learners class develops creativity and flexibility in future ag educators who must accommodate students with a variety of needs in a single classroom.
By Chelsea Kellner Video by Chris Liotta Governors and growers, city councils and small businesses have sought the insights of Extension economist Mike Walden since he started his radio show in the late 1970s. And now he’s looking farther ahead […]