Distinguished and Outstanding Alumni Honored
CALS celebrates its distinguished and outstanding alumni award winners for 2019. Richard Reich and Keith Shoemaker are honored for their contributions to agriculture in North Carolina and beyond.
Student Spotlight: DeShae Dillard on NC State’s New AgBioFEWS Program
When he first set foot in Columbia, North Carolina, this summer, NC State graduate student DeShae Dillard felt as though he’d arrived in another country. There, he learned more about rural life, especially the everyday challenges of farming.
Moving on Up
NC State's Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department has moved up to the No. 6 spot on U.S. News and World Report's list of the nation's top undergraduate programs for biological and agricultural engineering.
A ceremonial groundbreaking at NC State marks a new chapter in the university’s efforts to accelerate plant-related research, train the next generation of plant scientists and help farmers put problem-solving discoveries to work.
Destination Madagascar: Week 4
Through the Ants and Canopy Bootcamp, a group of college students from the U.S. and Madagascar are exploring diversity in ants – and learning to climb trees – with NC State's Bonnie Blaimer and the California Academy of Sciences' Brian Fisher.
How To Build Professional Confidence (And Your Resume): Research Intern Alex Burd
With her North Carolina Agricultural Research Service internship, Alex Burd had the opportunity to meet leaders of industry and accelerate the career of her dreams – but first, she had to step up to the table.
Teaching With Passion: Poultry Science Grad Student Michael Warren
Prestage Department of Poultry Science's Matthew Warren is a "dynamic, engaging student and instructor" who brings energy and enthusiasm to his work both inside and outside the classroom.
Venus Flytrap Detective: Ph.D. Student Laura Hamon
Applied Ecology Ph.D. student Laura Hamon studies the pollination ecology of the Venus flytrap – including how it's so good at not eating its own pollinators.
“Mr. Christmas” is N.C. Farmer of the Year: CALS’ Own Johnny Wishon
In the mountains near Sparta, they call him “Mr. Christmas,” but these days, NC State alum and Christmas-tree farmer Johnny Wishon is known as North Carolina’s 2019 Farmer of the Year.
Campus At The Coast
About 150 miles from Raleigh, NC State’s Center for Marine Sciences and Technology is offering students unique experiences and furthering the university’s research and outreach mission.