Academics

May 23, 2019

A Day In The Life: Graduate with Harrison Walker

Harrison Walker (and his buddy Nick) take you along for their graduation: the sea of red caps, the pre-ceremony dance party – and a surprise cameo from Chancellor Randy Woodson.

May 23, 2019

Non-Traditional: Field Crop Researcher – and National Guard Service Member

Ashley Joyce is on the job...or should we say "jobs?" The National Guard member, research assistant in plant pathology and NC State alumna plans to continue on as a graduate student at the university this fall – though her plans could change due to deployment.

May 21, 2019

Freshmen To Seniors: Reflecting On The Journey

At graduation each year, Animal Science seniors get a chance to turn back the clock: Professor Billy Flowers hands them their freshman-year responses to a survey asking about their hopes, experience and dreams for the future. Right before this year's spring ceremony, we caught up with a few.

May 21, 2019

Beloved Teacher and Advisor Carm Parkhurst Passes Away

Award-winning Professor Emeritus Carm Parkhurst of the Prestage Department of Poultry Science passed away on May 19 at age 77. He joined the faculty in 1971 and continued to teach and work after retiring in 2008.

May 17, 2019

Spotlight: Bean Zhou Studies Plants Across a Great Divide

Asia and America come together in Bean Zhou’s Ph.D. research on kindred plants and their evolution. A recent award will allow him to study at Harvard’s esteemed Arnold Arboretum this summer.

May 15, 2019

Day in the Life: Monica Richmond

Our new video series "A Day in the Life" kicks off with food science senior Monica Richmond, who took us around campus for a glimpse into her day as a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences student. 

May 15, 2019

NASA Internship For AGI Student (And Aspiring Astronaut) Lane Diesa

NC State Agricultural Institute student Lane Diesa has her sights set on the sky: Through a NASA internship, she had the chance to work on projects with the potential to change life outside of our own planet.

Apr 24, 2019

Non-Traditional: Full-Time Student, Full-Time Worker

Hunter Landis is pursuing a master's degree in horticultural science – while working full-time as an agronomist at the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, where he advises plant growers on ways to improve crop production.

Apr 19, 2019

Studying “City Fish”: Applied Ecology’s Emilee Briggs

Every year, the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center funds a multi-disciplinary cohort of Global Change Fellows representing colleges across NC State University. This year's CALS representative is Emilee Briggs, who conducts applied research on streams.

Apr 15, 2019

Coastal Entrepreneur – And CALS Senior

Aquaculture is the fastest-growing food sector in the world. Charles Eason and his new business are diving in, thanks to the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.