Academics

May 23, 2018

Golden LEAF Gift Bolsters Soldier to Agriculture Program

A recent $150,000 gift from Golden LEAF breathed new life into the Soldier to Agriculture Program, an intensive five-week course that is the first of its kind to provide agricultural training for transitioning veterans on a military base.

May 22, 2018

“Don’t Be Afraid Of The Unknown”: Poultry Science’s Brooke Bartz

Graduate student Brooke Bartz studies the effects of LED lighting on bird behavior and performance — with fascinating results.

May 14, 2018

“Change-Maker In Medicine”: CALS Alum Brian Forrest, M.D.

When he was sitting in class at CALS, Brian Forrest didn’t yet have a plan to revolutionize primary care medicine. But fast forward 17 years and he’s done exactly that, recently earning "change maker" honors from Medical Economics Magazine.

May 11, 2018

The Future is Bright: CALS Celebrates the Class of 2018

The homestretch is narrowing, and the end is in sight. Meet 10 of the college's outstanding students poised to receive degrees at commencement exercises this weekend.

May 11, 2018

Outstanding CALS Grad: Poultry Science’s Ben Alig

When Ben Alig graduates from the Prestage Department of Poultry Science, the CALS Outstanding Senior Award winner won't have to travel far to take his next step.

May 8, 2018

Outstanding CALS Grad: Serene Ahmad

Serene Ahmad jokes that “senioritis” has set in full-force. It’s no wonder the accomplished student is ready for a break – her NC State career is packed with scholarly achievements and extracurricular activities.

May 3, 2018

Outstanding CALS Grad: Danny Marulanda

When it comes to global environmental challenges, NC State student Danny Marulanda believes that agriculture can, and must, play a critical role. His mission: to help tackle problems facing the environment and agriculture in ways that sustain both.

May 2, 2018

Goodwin Wins Holladay Medal

Barry Goodwin, an Internationally recognized agricultural economist, receives NC State University’s highest faculty honor, the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence, while two others from CALS are recognized at NC State's annual Celebration of Faculty Excellence.

Apr 27, 2018

Sleepover At The Equine Unit: Foal Watch 2018

Every spring, student interns arrive at CALS' Equine Education Unit around 9 p.m. to unfurl their sleeping bags under desks and across chairs for the night shift: providing constant monitoring to ensure a safe and healthy birth for the new foals.

Apr 25, 2018

Student Spotlight: For Abel Walker, Sustainability is Key to Living Well

Plant biology student Abel Walker looks outside his comfort zone as he prepares for life beyond his December 2018 graduation.