Academics

Jan 8, 2018

“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.

Jan 4, 2018

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.

Dec 19, 2017

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.

Dec 18, 2017

A Perfect Pairing

NC State Dining and Agroecology Education Farm work together to bring fresh, local food to the university's dining halls.

Dec 4, 2017

Outstanding December Graduate: Chandler Keck

At CALS, Chandler Keck found a lot of unexpected twists and turns — and the opportunity to explore them all. He graduates this December with a double major in animal and poultry sciences.

Nov 29, 2017

Senior Design Program Focuses on Real-World Engineering

For more than 50 years, the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering's Senior Design Program has engaged students in meaningful projects that benefit communities across the state.

Nov 28, 2017

Outstanding December Graduate: Maddie Ciszewski

As NC State student Maddie Ciszewski prepares for a career that brings together her passion for agriculture and for people, she’s been at the forefront of student-led efforts to help others learn more about aquaponics.

Nov 27, 2017

Student Spotlight: ‘Plant Research Immediately Impacts People’

After a summer undergraduate research experience with a leading NC State plant scientist, Catherine Doyle was hooked. The Ph.D. student traveled to Tanzania to see the problems posed by cassava mosaic disease.

Nov 14, 2017

Student Spotlight: Mike Jones and the Economics of Cutting-Edge Ag Technology

The academic journey of Ph.D. student Mike Jones spans Peruvian potato fields and the irrigated deserts of Syria to NC State’s campus, where he investigates the impacts and public perception of cutting-edge agricultural technology.

Oct 6, 2017

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Patterson at Humboldt

Bob Patterson has made an annual trip to Humboldt University of Berlin for the last 22 years. Check out this article from CALS International Programs for a peek behind the scenes of his latest visit there.