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.
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.
Faculty Focus: Cisneros on CALS’ International Impact
Jose Cisneros drives CALS' efforts to expand its global reach and impact.
Faculty Focus: Behind the Scenes in the Vascular Plant Herbarium
NC State University’s Vascular Plant Herbarium Director describes what it’s like to look after more than a hundred thousand plant specimens – and why it’s important.
Faculty Focus: Local Food Leader Named N.C. Extension Educator of the Year
The oldest and largest sustainable agriculture organization in the Southeast has named Joanna Massey Lelekacs as its North Carolina Extension Educator of the Year.
Aikido, Ag and Environmental Law
Extension Professor Ted Feitshans is equally comfortable in the classroom, in the field or on the martial arts mat. And you might be surprised by how much they overlap.
Faculty Focus: Scientist Studies Time’s Essence in Plants
It’s often said that time is of the essence, and now, thanks to the work of NC State University’s Dr. Colleen Doherty, we are learning more about how true that is for plants.
Faculty Focus: Building Successful Families
Two years as a missionary in south central Mexico introduced Andrew Behnke to his lifelong mission: giving immigrant children and families access to the same support as others in their communities.