Alumni and Friends

May 14, 2018

“Change-Maker In Medicine”: CALS Alum Brian Forrest, M.D.

When he was sitting in class at CALS, Brian Forrest didn’t yet have a plan to revolutionize primary care medicine. But fast forward 17 years and he’s done exactly that, recently earning "change maker" honors from Medical Economics Magazine.

Apr 19, 2018

AgPack Strong: The Conservation Evangelist

A botany and zoology class in NC State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences gave Dale Threatt-Taylor an understanding of and passion for conservation. Now, she's a national leader in the field.

Apr 12, 2018

CALS Book Club: Explore The Secret World Of Insects

Dr. Eleanor’s Book of Common Ants: This behind-the-scenes look at the lives of ants by entomology alumna Eleanor Spicer Rice and Applied Ecology Professor Rob Dunn won coast-to-coast acclaim in 2017, spending time as the best-selling entomology book on Amazon. […]

Apr 12, 2018

From Israel to Little Washington: Archie Griffin Is #AgPackStrong

One of only five researchers in the world named as 2018 Nuffield International Farming Scholars, Crop and Soil Sciences alumnus Archie Griffin will take his agricultural research from Israel to Brazil — and back to the family farm in Little Washington.

Apr 9, 2018

Grad Student: Bug Bombs Don’t Live up to Claims

Setting off a bug bomb may seem like an easy solution to a roach infestation, but research by an award-winning NC State alumnus shows that it may actually harm the homeowner more than the roaches.

Mar 27, 2018

Conservation Pioneer: CALS Philanthropist William Stevens

NC State philanthropist and early conservationist William Stevens helped hundreds of students attend CALS — and his nephew, former NC Senator Richard Stevens, understands the real meaning of “conservation.”

Mar 26, 2018

Breeding Success

Charles and Marilyn Stuber create new distinguished professorship in plant breeding to make a top college program even better.

Mar 19, 2018

March Celebrations Shine a Light on N.C. Agriculture

From student-led activities on the NC State Brickyard to the Ag Day baseball game, this week is packed with public events that celebrate our state's No. 1 industry. Join us!

Mar 6, 2018

Talley-ing Up The Turkey Unit

Thanks to a visionary gift from the Talley family, the newly named Windell and Judy Talley Turkey Education Unit will boast renovations to improve biosecurity, decrease labor costs and boost turkey research productivity.

Mar 5, 2018

Collins Wins Prestigious Watauga Medal

When North Carolina agricultural leaders talk about Watauga Medal Winner William K. Collins Sr., the accolades flow.