Academics

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.

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.

Feb 25, 2019

Stuber Retiring as Director of the Plant Breeding Consortium

Eminent scientist Charles Stuber is stepping down after 13 years as director of the consortium he helped to create at NC State.

Feb 19, 2019

From Shy Guy To Public Speaking Champ: FFA State Officer Ty Meyer

"I used to always be the one to sit in the corner, not say a whole lot...FFA has done a lot for me," says Ty Meyer, now a state FFA officer, first-year CALS student and Jefferson Scholar.

Feb 18, 2019

Burning Desire: Rejuvenating A Rare Longleaf Pine Ecosystem

NC State scientists work to restore a rare longleaf pine stand for research, education and outreach. Among their first steps: setting fire to the site.

Jan 9, 2019

Horticulture’s Renaissance Man: Nicholas Basinger

Nicholas Tuschak Basinger had his heart set on becoming a physical therapist – until a long hike on the Appalachian Trail turned him in a new direction.

Dec 26, 2018  |  News and Events

2018: A Year in Review

Another year has gone down in the books for NC State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Here's a look back at 2018.

Dec 14, 2018

Agroecology Brought Outstanding Student Researcher (And Graduating Senior) To CALS

Paul Cockson heard about NC State all the way in Nebraska – but that’s no surprise for a university with research that reaches around the world.

Dec 14, 2018

Next Up: Americorps

CALS opened troves of opportunities for graduating senior Kati Scruggs, from ethnographic research in the western highlands of Guatemala to leading the 2017 Krispy Kreme Challenge.

Dec 11, 2018

Update: From Factory Floor To First-Generation College Student…To Graduation

Animal Science's Selena Ibarra has made it to graduation. It wasn't easy – but luckily, if there's one thing her life has taught her how to handle, it's hard work.