Faculty Focus

Feb 16, 2017

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.

Jan 18, 2017

Faculty Focus: Cisneros on CALS’ International Impact

Jose Cisneros drives CALS' efforts to expand its global reach and impact.

Nov 28, 2016

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.

Nov 28, 2016

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.

Aug 15, 2016

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.

Jul 22, 2016

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.

Jul 5, 2016

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.

Jun 21, 2016

‘Secret agent’ Martha Mobley featured in national magazine

Modern Farmer magazine calls her a ‘secret agent.’ But for the agricultural community in Franklin County, Martha Mobley’s work is no secret. She’s a go-to resource for expertise ranging from horses and forestry to livestock and local foods.

May 27, 2016

Faculty Focus: Moore talks Chautauqua, ag and outhouses

Award-winning Professor Gary Moore has given in-depth talks at prestigious institutions around the country, on subjects ranging from the legacy of Booker T. Washington to how agriculture has changed to feed a hungry planet. But he's quick to tell you one of his most requested lecture topics: The History and Evolution of the Outhouse.