Obituary: August “Gus” De Hertogh
August A. “Gus” De Hertogh, a former NC State University department head, died Oct. 26. He was an internationally known expert on the physiology, handling and forcing of flower bulbs.
Taking Ag To High School: Award-Winning Teacher (And CALS Alum) Jillian Ford
A recent double-CALS grad, Onslow County high school teacher Jillian Ford just nabbed a new title: the Southeast's 2018 Outstanding Early Career Teacher, according to the National Association of Agricultural Educators.
Student Spotlight: Research in the Land of Potatoes
Enrolled in three majors -- crop and soil science, horticultural science and Spanish -- Mark Watson keeps a busy schedule. He made time this summer, though, to spend 12 weeks conducting research at the International Potato Center in Peru.
“I Was Hooked:” Poultry Science’s Outstanding Young Alumni Winner Zack Lowman
Four years after leaving PDPS with both bachelors and masters degrees plus a Ph.D., it’s easy to see why Lowman was just named one of CALS’ 2018 Outstanding Young Alumni.
CALS Celebrates Outstanding Alumni
Alan Ayers and Tony Avent were honored as the 2018 CALS Distinguished Alumni, along with 13 Outstanding Alumni and 12 Outstanding Young Alumni.
Planting a Seed for Future Generations
In the more than 40 years that Scott and Rebecca Rothney have lived in Raleigh, the couple has seen firsthand how NC State benefits the surrounding area. It was this dedication to community that inspired them to make a planned gift to the university that will support the JC Raulston Arboretum.
Multidisciplinary Maven: Animal Science’s Sabriya Dobbins
Growing up in Fayetteville, Sabriya Dobbins always wanted to go to NC State and become a veterinarian. She made it to CALS as a Jefferson Scholar and a Caldwell Fellow. And she realized that her calling was different, and more diverse, than expected.
NC State Loses a Distinguished Researcher, Teacher and Leader
NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences lost a world-renowned poultry science expert and award-winning teacher, mentor and leader on July 31, when William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor John Brake passed away.
The Long Run
CALS alumnus Robert Moore will face mountains and the summer heat to run the equivalent of six marathons in six days. His goal: raising awareness of multiple sclerosis, a disease he’s dealt with since he was a student at NC State 10 years ago.
Giving Students the Chance to Travel
Graduate School Dean Emeritus and BAE alumnus Bob Sowell and his wife Suester have established Robert and Suester Sowell Graduate Student Travel Fund, an endowment that will help graduate students pay for travel to present papers at professional meetings and conferences.