The Importance of Seeds: a Q&A with Rob Dunn
There is little genetic diversity among the crops that are most important for feeding people around the world. Rob Dunn's new book explores this issue and why it matters.
Kathariou Elected to American Academy of Microbiology
Sophia Kathariou, NC State professor of food science and microbiology, has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.
Faculty Focus: 45 Years and Going Strong
Labin "L.T." Woodlief Jr. has worked for NC State University for 45 years. And he's eyeing the big 5-0. Woodlief is a research specialist in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.
Yes, We Might Have No Bananas
Rob Dunn's newest book, "Never Out of Season," examines the risks of a lack of biodiversity in our food supply. Dunn is a professor in the Department of Applied Ecology.
Women’s Cattle Handling Founder Goes National
A national television debut, an NC State award and the funding to expand her work across the southeast – NC State Extension Research Specialist April Shaeffer is having a pretty good year.
Boyette Wins National Research Impact Award
Mike Boyette, Philip Morris Professor of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, recently received a National Research Impact Award for his career achievements in sweet potato research.
Faculty Focus: Alex Graves Leads CALS Efforts for Diversity, Inclusion
A desire to effect real systemic change drives an associate professor of soil and environmental microbiology in her role as interim director of CALS' Office of Diversity Affairs.
Faculty Focus: Julieta Sherk Wins Fulbright Award
Julieta Sherk will head to Mexico next fall as a J. William Fulbright Global Scholar in Science and Technology. Learn more about her passion for landscape design as a vehicle for social change and improved community development.
Faculty Focus: Standish Brings Diverse Skills to New Role as Eastern 4-H Center Director
Jennifer Standish, former recreation program supervisor for Worcester County, Md., became director of North Carolina's Eastern 4-H Center Feb. 1.
Haddad Named Fellow of Ecological Society of America
Dr. Nick Haddad, wildlife corridor expert and professor of applied ecology, has received a prestigious Ecological Society of America fellowship.