Collins Wins Prestigious Watauga Medal
When North Carolina agricultural leaders talk about Watauga Medal Winner William K. Collins Sr., the accolades flow.
New Ag Ed Scholarship Honors Retired Teacher
A new scholarship offered by CALS’ Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences will help juniors and seniors who want to be agricultural teachers but face financial or other obstacles.
Student Spotlight: Hooked on Horticulture
David Denton’s quest to become a plant scientist started, humbly enough, with curiosity over backyard weeds. Now, the NC State senior in horticultural science is well on his way to a plant breeding career.
Student Spotlight: Christian Capobianco Interns At The Zoo
Rhinos and elephants, giraffes and chimpanzees and many, many more, are all in a day's work for Animal Science senior Christian Capobianco in his internship at Zoo Miami.
AgPack Strong: Ag Institute Grad Jason Barbour Diversifies
Johnston County farmer Jason Barbour grows a lot of the usual North Carolina crops – tobacco, sweet potatoes, small grains, soybeans and corn. But in recent years, with help from NC State Extension, the NC State Agricultural Institute grad added a crop that wouldn’t make that list: popcorn.
FFAR Awards $2.7 Million to Create Fellowship Program to Foster Next Gen Agricultural Scientists
The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research will collaborate with industry leaders and universities to provide interdisciplinary training for graduate students. An NC State University team, led by CALS' John Dole, will manage the program.
How To Give A TED Talk: Poultry Science Alum Diego Bohórquez
CALS' own Diego Bohórquez takes us behind the scenes of one of the most prestigious — and competitive — events in the world.
“I Love Science Because It’s Exciting”: Animal Science Senior Ruby Monn
During Ruby Monn's time as an animal science major at CALS — a last-minute switch from biochemistry — she has uncovered a passion for global agriculture, an ability for the observation necessary in animal care and a "God-given gift" of public speaking.
Animal Science Grad Returns To Help Other Students
By the time Taylor Knittel earned her degree from the Department of Animal Science at NC State, she was ready to hit the ground running.
Scientist to the Senators: Ph.D. Student Johanna Elsensohn
Entomology Ph.D. student Johanna Elsensohn's first trip to Washington, D.C., to speak with policymakers was almost two years ago — and it changed everything.