New Applied Ecology Department Head: Derek Aday
With a deep history in both academics and administration at CALS, Derek Aday is excited to head CALS' newest department — and looking forward to connecting even more with community partners and the public.
What Will North Carolina’s Economy Look Like in 2050?
A new book by CALS economist Mike Walden examines the economic drivers that will play a role in shaping North Carolina over the coming decades – and what that will likely mean for the state's economy.
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Patterson at Humboldt
Bob Patterson has made an annual trip to Humboldt University of Berlin for the last 22 years. Check out this article from CALS International Programs for a peek behind the scenes of his latest visit there.
Faculty Focus: New BAE Department Head Strives to Make a Lasting Mark
When Garey Fox was asked to apply for a department head position at North Carolina State University, he knew that “NC State was too good to turn down.”
How to Shape a Passion Into a Career: Award-Winner Paul Siciliano
Professor Paul Siciliano just won two national awards — and is one of the few people who can say with honesty that this isn't his first rodeo.
Faculty Focus: Tom Ranney
Over the years, Tom Ranney and his team have introduced nearly 30 new nursery, landscape and bioenergy crops. Among them: large, bold ornamental grasses that won’t spread where they aren’t wanted, hydrangeas with flowers in bright shades of pink, and compact, evergreen dogwoods.
Exploratory Trip to Mexico Furthers Cassava Project
Trino Ascencio-Ibanez of the Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry forged collaborations and made significant headway in Mexico on a Gates Foundation-funded project that tackles cassava mosaic disease.
Taking Poultry Science to the CEO Suite
Poultry Science is more than how to raise a chicken. Professor Kim Livingston and her colleagues have a vision for the department’s future — and one of the cornerstones is this week's Poultry Science Summer Institute.
Diving Into (Dr.) Poole
From cow births in the classroom to epic whiteboard sessions in his office, Daniel Poole loves to teach, and it shows: in 2017 alone, he's nabbed three teaching awards — one of them national.
Faculty Focus: Jean Ristaino Wins Fulbright Award
Jean Ristaino’s passion for ensuring food security for a fast-growing world population has taken her around the world to help other scientists and students gain skills in identifying and tracking new and re-emerging plant diseases. Her next stop: Italy.