Impact

Mar 20, 2019

CALS’ Own (Internationally Honored) Inventor, Professor and Food Scientist

Josip Simunovic is named a fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists for his pioneering work in aseptic processing and nutrient preservation in packaged foods.

Mar 20, 2019

U.S. Indoor Climate Most Similar to Northeast African Outdoors

If you’re like the American citizen scientists who reported information about their home climate, you keep your home as close as possible to the outdoor climate of west central Kenya, according to a new paper by Applied Ecology's Rob Dunn and Lauren Nichols.

Mar 19, 2019

NC State Plant Breeder Wins Prestigious Scott Medal

Tom Ranney and his colleagues in Mills River have developed more than 50 ornamental cultivars – trees, shrubs and flowers that have been a boon for gardeners and for North Carolina’s green industry.

Mar 18, 2019

Student Spotlight: Juan Ascencio Makes His Mark In Meat Contest

Juan Ascencio heads to Germany in May after winning seven medals in an international charcuterie contest.

Mar 12, 2019

Clovers All Over: What Are The 4 H’s, Anyway?

Leaf by leaf, 4-H’ers explain what 4-H’s clover means to them.

Mar 11, 2019

Homegrown: Tips for Starting a Container Garden

Who said a backyard is required to start a home garden anyway?

Mar 5, 2019

Plant Sciences Launch Director’s Report

Plant Sciences Launch Director's update - what to look for in 2019.

Mar 4, 2019

Writing the Book on Vermicomposting

NC State’s Rhonda Sherman has authored the first how-to guide for mid- to large-scale vermicompost producers.

Mar 4, 2019

Dying Trees In Cities? Blame Concrete

A study examining urbanization, scale-insect abundance and latitudinal warming on tree health in the Southeast captured a few surprising results.

Feb 25, 2019

Full-Time Student. And Parent. And Extension Employee. And…

National statistics show that "non-traditional" is increasingly the norm for students across the United States – in just one example, 75 percent of graduate students also work at least 30 hours a week. Over the next few months, we're highlighting some of our own amazing multi-taskers across CALS.