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a ladybug sits on a leaf

Jun 14, 2024

Do Bugs Burp?

It all depends on what we mean when we say “burp.” Urban entomologist Aram Mikaelyan explains. 

Messiah Williams graduated from NC State at 18 years old in May.

Jun 3, 2024

A Historic Graduation

Eighteen-year-old agricultural business management major Messiah Williams is one of the youngest African American male graduates in NC State history. 

Craig Yencho speaks with a crop researcher in Africa

May 29, 2024

Craig Yencho Earns 2024 O. Max Gardner Award

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor and internationally acclaimed plant breeder has received the University of North Carolina System’s highest faculty honor. 

Danesha Seth Carley works in a pollinator garden in front of the clubhouse at the Pinehurst golf course.

May 22, 2024

Let It Bee

Horticultural science professor Danesha Seth Carley helped reintroduce native plants to the Pinehurst No. 2 golf course for its 2014 men’s and women’s U.S. Open championships. Since then, she’s focused on bringing bees back to Donald Ross’s original design for the course. 

a car splashes through floodwaters on a roadway

Apr 23, 2024

‘Sunny Day Flooding’ Increases Fecal Contamination of Coastal Waters

The findings suggest public health officials should be aware of potential risks associated with tidal flooding. 

Holladay medal

Apr 3, 2024

Four Faculty Win Holladay Medal

Linda Hanley-Bowdoin, professor of plant and microbial biology, is one of four 2024 faculty recipients of the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence, the highest honor bestowed by NC State University. 

Rows of crops on a farm

Mar 25, 2024

New Software Boosts Accuracy of Tech to Measure Crop Health

A new tool improves the accuracy of electronic devices that measure the color of a plant’s leaves to assess health. 

photo shows a green, leafy plant against a white backdrop

Mar 13, 2024

Simple Trick Could Improve Accuracy of Plant Genetics Research

A simple trick improves the accuracy of techniques that help us understand how external variables – such as temperature – affect gene activity in plants. 

Man standing in an indoor shop in front of a tractor .

Jan 9, 2024

How a Distinguished Professorship Became a Career Pinnacle

Gary Roberson, the Charles W. Suggs Distinguished Professor in CALS, is retiring after 40 years. His relationship with a departmental legend — the donor and namesake behind his title — helped pave his way to success. 

Dec 21, 2023

All Hopped Up

Get ready for a truly homegrown brew as breeders work to create hops plants that can thrive in North Carolina.