A Day In The Life: Graduate with Harrison Walker
Harrison Walker (and his buddy Nick) take you along for their graduation: the sea of red caps, the pre-ceremony dance party – and a surprise cameo from Chancellor Randy Woodson.
Non-Traditional: Field Crop Researcher – and National Guard Service Member
Ashley Joyce is on the job...or should we say "jobs?" The National Guard member, research assistant in plant pathology and NC State alumna plans to continue on as a graduate student at the university this fall – though her plans could change due to deployment.
Freshmen To Seniors: Reflecting On The Journey
At graduation each year, Animal Science seniors get a chance to turn back the clock: Professor Billy Flowers hands them their freshman-year responses to a survey asking about their hopes, experience and dreams for the future. Right before this year's spring ceremony, we caught up with a few.
Beloved Teacher and Advisor Carm Parkhurst Passes Away
Award-winning Professor Emeritus Carm Parkhurst of the Prestage Department of Poultry Science passed away on May 19 at age 77. He joined the faculty in 1971 and continued to teach and work after retiring in 2008.
Spotlight: Bean Zhou Studies Plants Across a Great Divide
Asia and America come together in Bean Zhou’s Ph.D. research on kindred plants and their evolution. A recent award will allow him to study at Harvard’s esteemed Arnold Arboretum this summer.
Day in the Life: Monica Richmond
Our new video series "A Day in the Life" kicks off with food science senior Monica Richmond, who took us around campus for a glimpse into her day as a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences student.
NASA Internship For AGI Student (And Aspiring Astronaut) Lane Diesa
NC State Agricultural Institute student Lane Diesa has her sights set on the sky: Through a NASA internship, she had the chance to work on projects with the potential to change life outside of our own planet.
Non-Traditional: Full-Time Student, Full-Time Worker
Hunter Landis is pursuing a master's degree in horticultural science – while working full-time as an agronomist at the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, where he advises plant growers on ways to improve crop production.
Studying “City Fish”: Applied Ecology’s Emilee Briggs
Every year, the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center funds a multi-disciplinary cohort of Global Change Fellows representing colleges across NC State University. This year's CALS representative is Emilee Briggs, who conducts applied research on streams.
Coastal Entrepreneur – And CALS Senior
Aquaculture is the fastest-growing food sector in the world. Charles Eason and his new business are diving in, thanks to the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.