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Author: Krystal Lynch

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Jul 17, 2024

CALS Adventures Abroad

From Greece to Thailand, learn how seven CALS students gained a deeper understanding of their fields and expanded their sense of community by studying abroad. 

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Jul 11, 2024

New Ph.D. Program Boosts Agricultural and Human Sciences

A new Ph.D. program in the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences will transform the way graduate students prepare for careers in agricultural leadership, extension education, agricultural education, and family and community sciences. 

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Jun 12, 2024

Matchmaking for Career Success

Launched in the fall of 2023, the CALS Alumni for Student Success program offers students mentorship and coaching from alumni with shared professional interests. 

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May 16, 2024

BAE Educational Garden Opens to the Community

Graduate student Jasmine Gibson led the design and construction of a new campus garden, highlighting education and sustainable farming practices. 

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Apr 29, 2024

A Night of Recognition

Sixteen undergraduate and graduate students from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences were recognized for their outstanding scholarship, leadership, research and community outreach during the inaugural 2024 CALS Awards. 

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Mar 25, 2024

Lab to Life: Research, Empathy and Belonging

Nutrition science major Isatou Kah blends research, heartfelt volunteerism and dynamic campus involvement to foster a climate of inclusivity and excellence at NC State. 

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Feb 27, 2024

Funding Boosts Agricultural Institute’s Career Readiness Programs

Funding of nearly $1 million from the Golden LEAF Foundation has bolstered the Agricultural Institute with support for new programs aimed at increasing student recruitment and enhancing job readiness.  

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Jan 22, 2024

From Distance Learning to Community Farming

Gabrielle Buchanan thrived in the CALS agricultural science distance education program, developing skills that now boost her role as a volunteer services coordinator at Raleigh’s Inter-Faith Food Shuttle. 

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Nov 6, 2023

In Their Own Words: CALS First-Generation Students

In honor of First Generation Celebration Week, CALS recognizes the diversity within the first-generation community and explores how their experiences contribute to the university's richness. 

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Oct 13, 2023

Alejandra Huerta Champions Diversity in STEM Education

Alejandra Huerta's passion for agriculture and plant pathology research matches her advocacy for diversity in STEM education and leadership roles.