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Author: Terri Leith

Sep 22, 2010

Wimberley named 2010 Distinguished Rural Sociologist

Dr. Ronald Wimberley, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of sociology and anthropology at N.C. State University, has been named 2010 Distinguished Rural Sociologist by the Rural Sociological Society. Wimberley received the society’s highest recognition in August at its 73rd annual meeting in Atlanta. 

Sep 16, 2010

CALS Tailgate 2010 – still the biggest and best!

More than 1,100 CALS alumni and friends celebrated the tradition on Sept. 4, as the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences held its 19th annual football tailgate event at Dorton Arena on the state fairgrounds. 

Sep 3, 2010

Potato famine research exhibit on display at U.S. Botanic Garden

A display featuring the research of Dr. Jean Ristaino is part of the "Spuds Unearthed!" exhibit running at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C. 

Sep 2, 2010

Widely used ‘Textbook of Modern Toxicology’ now in fourth edition

A widely used textbook long associated with toxicology at N.C. State University has recently been published in its fourth edition. A Textbook of Modern Toxicology, released in its newest edition in June, is edited by Dr. Ernest Hodgson, Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

Sep 2, 2010

Esbenshade named Fellow, Odle is award winner at ASAS annual event

Dr. Ken Esbenshade, associate dean and director of Academic Programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, was among top honorees at the annual meeting of the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS), held in Denver, Colo., this past July. Esbenshade was named ASAS 2010 Fellow in the administrative category. At the same event, Dr. Jack Odle, William Neal Reynolds Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry in the College, received the ASAS Animal Growth and Development Award. 

Sep 1, 2010

Stockman and teacher Dr. Lemuel Goode honored as new CALS scholarship is created

“He went the extra mile in helping students receive their degrees.” That was a special recollection about Dr. Lemuel Goode shared by his son, Charles L. Goode, during ceremonies establishing the Lemuel “Lem” Goode and Lucy Goode Animal Science Scholarship Endowment in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Charles Goode, his mother, Lucy Goode, and sister, Dr. Candace Goode Vick, created the endowment to honor Lem Goode, a beloved faculty member in the CALS Department of Animal Science at N.C. State University. 

Aug 27, 2010

‘Unleash Your Potential’ at CALS Career Expo

Mark your calendars for the 19th annual CALS Career Expo, "Unleash Your Potential," on Thursday, Oct. 28! 

Aug 26, 2010

Two new CALS degree programs have begun: Bachelor of Science in Genetics and Master of Environmental Assessment

The selection of degrees to pursue has increased by two for students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at N.C. State University -- a bachelor of science degree in genetics and a master’s degree in environmental assessment. The new degree in genetics will be the first major in genetics in the UNC system. The Master of Environmental Assessment Degree is designed as a completely online degree. 

Aug 17, 2010

Governor’s announcement expands N.C. Value-Added Cost Share Program

On Aug. 2, Gov. Beverly Perdue announced a package of programs, the Family Farm Innovation Fund, to help North Carolina farmers rebound from the recession.