Dee Shore

Dec 14, 2018

A Conversation with Graduating Senior Kati Scruggs

For one outstanding CALS graduating senior, coming to NC State in 2014 opened troves of opportunities, from conducting ethnographic research in the western highlands of Guatemala to leading the 2017 Krispy Kreme Challenge.

Dec 14, 2018

Inventors’ Academy Has A New Member – And She’s From CALS

If you have bought any fresh fruit or flowers lately, chances are you’ve benefited from an NC State invention by CALS’ Sylvia Blankenship.

Nov 26, 2018

Returning Farmer Benefits from NC Farm School

NC Farm School gives aspiring farmers the chance to not only create successful business plans but also to connect with others in the agricultural community.

Nov 21, 2018

Partner Profile: BRI Taps NC State Talent and Technology

Globally recognized BioResource International translates academic research into a growing agricultural biotechnology business – and partnerships with NC State and its College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have played a role.

Nov 13, 2018

Creating Molecular Tools To Impact Plant Growth

NSF CAREER award winner Anna Stepanova is creating molecular tools to turn certain plant genes on and off at will. She also plans to create a new biotechnology class and start an outreach effort for high school students and their science teachers.

Nov 5, 2018

Will Hemp Be a Good Crop for North Carolina?

NC State Extension educators reflect on the second season that farmers have produced the crop under state’s pilot industrial hemp program.

Oct 29, 2018

Symposium: Intersection of Science, Business and Education

NC State will mark the 15th year of its Master of Microbial Biotechnology program with a Nov. 8 symposium focusing on the intersection of science, business and education. Keynote speakers will be life science industry leaders Eric Ward of AgBiome and Paul Garofolo of Locus Biosciences.

Oct 29, 2018

Ants for Antibiotics?: Omar Halawani Is on the Hunt

How do ant colonies defend themselves from harmful bacteria? NC State master’s student Omar Halawani is looking for answers.

Oct 29, 2018

N.C. 4-H Champion Inducted Into National 4-H Hall of Fame

For excellence in citizenship, leadership, character and career accomplishments, Sharon Runion Rowland was among 15 people inducted Friday Oct. 19 into the National 4-H Hall of Fame at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

Oct 29, 2018

Obituary: August “Gus” De Hertogh

August A. “Gus” De Hertogh, a former NC State University department head, died Oct. 26. He was an internationally known expert on the physiology, handling and forcing of flower bulbs.