Highlights and Hopes: Dean Linton’s Reflections at the Start of a New Year
Another year in the books for CALS – and it was a big one. 2017 saw major advancements in each of the college’s initiatives, multiple new department head and faculty hires, innovative new programs to increase student access, record fundraising and research award totals … and the list goes on.
The Future is Bright: CALS Celebrates Commencement
CALS graduated nearly 365 students on Dec. 15, including six extraordinary grads who are ready to change the world.
Outstanding December Graduate: William Brad O’Dell
The first in his family to earn a college degree (and a Ph.D.), Brad O'Dell is an accomplished scientist who has big goals for his future.
Outstanding December Graduate: Olivia Chadwick
Olivia Chadwick plans to pursue a career in nutrition and find creative ways to share her message of healthful eating with others.
Outstanding December Graduate: Amber Page Emerson
As she approaches graduation from the Youth, Family and Consumer Sciences program, Amber Emerson hopes to start a career working with young children and their families.
Extension in Action: Protecting a Farmer’s Harvest
When farmer Martha Calderon needed help keeping her tomato harvest fresh, she turned to NC State Extension. The result? An innovative project that protects her crops and ensures profitability.
Senior Design Program Focuses on Real-World Engineering
For more than 50 years, the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering's Senior Design Program has engaged students in meaningful projects that benefit communities across the state.
A Lasting Legacy: Probiotics Pioneer Todd Klaenhammer Retires
If you’ve ever enjoyed a cup of yogurt, you’ve consumed millions of bacteria that are good for you. And Dr. Todd Klaenhammer's fingerprint is all over them.
‘Pull for Youth’ Events Raise $100k for 4-H, FFA
Through several “Pull for Youth” sporting clays events held across the state, the Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina raised $103,000 for North Carolina 4-H and North Carolina FFA.
Salumi 101 Teaches Art, Science of Artisan Meat-Making
Anyone with a passion for learning about the art and science of crafting high-quality artisan meat products will benefit from attending Salumi 101, a unique hands-on workshop offered this winter at NC State.