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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.