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Author: Kristin Sargent

Jamora Hamilton

Jun 11, 2021

A Curious Mind for Bugs

Jamora Hamilton enjoys learning about bugs. The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumna shares how her love for these tiny creatures began and why she almost gave it up. 

Farm Credit presenting a check to NC State's Soldier to Agriculture program

Jun 9, 2021

Farm Credit Associations of NC Supports Soldier to Ag Program

The Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina, the leading provider of credit to farmers and rural residents in North Carolina, has made a generous $30,000 gift to North Carolina State University’s Soldier to Agriculture Program. 

Calves at the NC State Dairy Farm in Raleigh, North Carolina

Jun 9, 2021

NC State’s Cow Camp: An Udderly New Learning Experience

Youth interesting in learning more about the dairy industry and farming can take part in a two-week camp at NC State’s dairy farm. The inaugural event begins July 5. 

hollandaise sauce in a jar

Jun 8, 2021

Egg-cellent Hollandaise Sauce in a Blender

We humbly submit to the pantheon of condiments: hollandaise sauce. Indulge in a little haute cuisine at home with this rich and creamy sauce that can be made in a blender. 

A plant experiencing phosphorus deficiency

May 27, 2021

Rellán-Álvarez Receives DOE Early Career Research Funding

Rubén Rellán-Álvarez, a professor in the Department of Molecular and structural Biochemistry was awarded the funding for his research on plant adaptation to abiotic stresses. 

Fireflies in the woods

May 21, 2021

Discover the Secret Science of Fireflies

There are 30 to 40 species of fireflies identified in North Carolina, but what makes them glow? NC State resident firefly expert Clyde Sorenson explains the science behind these magical creatures. 

Ethan Thompson standing at the entryway of NC State's Free Expression tunnel.

May 13, 2021

Ethan Thompson: Aiding Farmers Through Research

Ethan Thompson’s dream is to help farmers feed the growing population through applied research. After earning his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, the CALS graduate will work toward a doctorate in plant pathology. 

Peyton Tipton wearing her NC State undergraduate regalia

May 11, 2021

Peyton Tipton: Discovering a Passion for Poultry Science

Peyton Tipton came to NC State for a degree in biology and quickly discovered her passion for poultry science. Upon graduation, the CALS graduate will work toward a Master of Physiology. 

Alex Blanchard wearing her red graduation cap and holding up wolf ears.

May 5, 2021

Alex Blanchard: Going the Extra Mile

Alex Blanchard never saw herself being in college for five years, but the CALS student says it was worth it to walk away with not one, but two degrees in May. 

Portrait of Dalton Dockery

May 3, 2021

I AM CALS: Dalton Dockery Wins Public Service Award

Meet the winner of NC State’s 2020 Award of Excellence in Public Service, who’s served as Extension director for Columbus County through hurricanes and racial tension.