Cities as Study Proxies for Climate Change
Cities can serve as useful proxies to study and predict the effects of climate change, according to a North Carolina State University research review that tracks urbanization’s effects on plant and insect species.
Student Spotlight: Researching Autism and Grief
Temple Grandin's recent lecture at NC State not only relates to Danielle Pennington's personal life, but also informs her research at NC State, which is focused on autism and grief. We spoke with this AHS student about her goals, autism and Grandin’s visit.
4 of North Carolina’s Oddest Pollinators (They Aren’t Bees)
With all the fuss about bee health and pollinator protection in the news over the past few years, it’s easy to slip up and start using the word “pollinator” interchangeably with the word “bee.” It’s true that bees—including more than 500 species in North Carolina—are, collectively, important pollinators. But they’re not the only animals capable of moving pollen from flower to flower.
From Process to Pint Glass
There’s something brewing in the basement of Schaub Hall. The hoppy aroma can be traced to the NC State Brewing Lab, which plans to increase production later this year.
First Ph.D. Graduate Endows Professorship in Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Professor Emeritus Charlie Suggs spent his 90th birthday the same way he had spent many other days: making a lasting impact on NC State's Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering. This time, he and his wife, Jane, created an endowed professorship.
Student Spotlight: Data Analytics and Vulnerable Estuaries
Biological and agricultural engineering Ph.D student Lise Montefiore uses tools within data analytics to identify which estuarine ecosystems are most vulnerable to global and local change.
6 Ways North Carolina Will Be Different in 2050
Based on research for his new book, North Carolina Beyond the Connected Age: The Tar Heel State in 2050, here are six ways NC State economist Mike Walden says North Carolina will have changed by then.
An Acclaimed Career
CALS alumnus Cassius Williams was honored recently for his long record of volunteerism and support of the university with the 2018 Jerry and Elizabeth Godwin Red Torch Award.
BAE Student Selected for ACC Fellowship Program
Carrie Sanford, a student in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering (BAE), was selected for the Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Consortium (ACC AC) Fellows Program in Creativity and Innovation.
CALS Alumna Credits Online Program for Career Preparedness, Success
NC State alumna Rasha El-Beshti works as a program evaluator in the research and evaluation division for Contracting Resources Group Inc. El-Beshti credits much of her success to NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences online Youth, Family, and Community Sciences program.