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Author: D'Lyn Ford

Three female nurses standing next to a freezer.

Mar 1, 2021

COVID Cooperation: Finding Freezer Space for Vaccines

What do coronavirus vaccines and wildlife tissue samples have in common? The need for ultracold storage to preserve genetic material. 

Feb 8, 2021

PSI Profile: Ross Sozzani, Platform Director for Plant Improvement

The plant improvement platform director for the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative shares her vision: collaboration, innovative crop technologies and students ready for the workforce. 

A group photo of nine individuals, African and Caucasian in front of a store front in Kenya.

Jan 25, 2021

Small Business Administration Honors NC State Spinoff SinnovaTek

A growing Raleigh-based company is helping children in sub-Saharan Africa, where vitamin A deficiency is widespread. 

Dec 28, 2020

Faculty Focus: Award-winning Advisor Chad Jordan

As one former student wrote, “Whether he was writing recommendation letters, encouraging me to apply for awards, or giving me advice for the future, the role Dr. Jordan played in shaping my career is immeasurable." 

Dec 21, 2020

Vision and Value: The Scoop on Gary Cartwright’s Dairy Career

Curious about how NC State’s Howling Cow ice cream got its start? Here's the origin story from an alum and longtime dairy innovator. 

Asian woman in red graduation cap and gown

Dec 7, 2020

Nutrition Grad Finds Ways to Promote Wellness, from Virtual Reality to YouTube

A passion for food and fitness motivates Yue "Gabby" Xiong. 

Nov 30, 2020

Experts You Can Count On

NC State's extension food safety experts provided training to help North Carolina restaurants reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now they're leading a national team. 

Nov 23, 2020

A Fruitful Family Legacy

The Underwoods’ story has it all. World War II drama and romance. Agriculture and art. David Thompson. And memories preserved in fruit. 

Andrew Berley in airplane cockpit

Nov 16, 2020

A Peek at the Future

High-achieving student Andrew Berley's goals involve helping solve world hunger. That's why he's added a plant biology major to his studies. 

A restaurant server making three tacos

Oct 26, 2020

USDA to Fund NC State-Led Group on COVID-19 Food Safety

NC State experts are leading a national team that will study and share recommendations on preventing transmission of the novel coronavirus at every stage of food production.