Academics

May 10, 2017

Extraordinary Grads, Endless Opportunities

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

May 9, 2017

Jaykus Wins University’s Top Honor

Lee-Ann Jaykus, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, has been awarded the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence.

May 3, 2017

Extraordinary Faculty

CALS faculty honored by students through the NC State Thank a Teacher program skyrocket past expectations. Here, their students tell us how.

May 1, 2017

Horticultural Science Students Design Pollinator Garden That’s a Work of Art

NC State University’s Gregg Museum touts a collection of 34,000 objects of art and design, and now, thanks to the work of horticultural science students, it has a new artful garden designed to attract bees and other pollinators.

Apr 26, 2017

What Should Elephants Eat?

Every six weeks, animal science graduate student Jordan Wood’s research requires a trip to the zoo. The project: understand how native tree species could be used to supplement the diet of the North Carolina Zoo’s African elephants.

Apr 24, 2017

Animal Science Partnership Nabs National Symposium

About 600 pre-veterinary students from across the United States attended the American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association Symposium at NC State.

Apr 14, 2017

National Dairy Challenge Prize for CALS Team

Four CALS students took home scholarships and national honors this month as one of four winning teams at the North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge (NAIDC) in Visalia, California.

Apr 11, 2017

Lee Ivy Wins 2017 Gertrude Cox Award

Lee Ivy of the CALS Department of Horticultural Science won the 2017 Gertrude Cox Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching and Learning with Technology. He partnered with DELTA on his award-winning Home Horticulture course.

Mar 28, 2017

Breeding a Better Stevia Plant for the Southeast

At NC State University, scientists are working on something sweet, experimenting with ways to improve a plant that yields a sweetener known as stevia.

Mar 17, 2017

Yes, We Might Have No Bananas

Rob Dunn's newest book, "Never Out of Season," examines the risks of a lack of biodiversity in our food supply. Dunn is a professor in the Department of Applied Ecology.