Academics

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.

Dec 9, 2018

AgPack Strong: The Young Professional

At NC State, he was a horticultural science major who graduated in 2012. Just six years later, David Hoffman has begun to take the reins of his family company, Hoffman Nursery.

Dec 3, 2018

From Hazard Analysis To Safer Cheesemaking: Clint Stevenson Expands Online Outreach

Food Science's Clint Stevenson and team have created a successful outreach program in food safety for the food manufacturing industry. The non-credit courses are a product of WolfWare Outreach — the enterprise-level learning management system used to host online, non-credit, fee-based offerings.

Nov 18, 2018

Reimagining Women in STEM: Ph.D. Student Emily Reed

Former French major Emily Reed didn't think science and math were for her – until she took a molecular and cellular biology course with an excellent female professor.

Nov 13, 2018

PDPS to Prague: Senior Hannah Lunsford’s “Leap of Faith”

Rising senior Hannah Lunsford just returned from a study abroad program in Prague. She talks about her experiences there, how she came to the Prestage Department of Poultry Science and what she plans to do next.

Nov 13, 2018

Food Science Focus In New Scholars Program

Eight students from seven different universities gain unique hands-on experience at NC State as part of the Food Science Education and Extension Summer Scholars Program.