Academics

Sep 21, 2018

Studying Water Management In Europe

Before last summer, Biological and Agricultural Engineering senior Sam Blackman had never left the United States.

Sep 19, 2018

“I Was Hooked”: Poultry Science’s Outstanding Young Alumni Winner Zack Lowman

Four years after leaving PDPS with both bachelors and masters degrees plus a Ph.D., it’s easy to see why Lowman was just named one of CALS’ 2018 Outstanding Young Alumni.

Sep 10, 2018

Student Spotlight: Poultry Science’s Youngest Senior

With ten scholarships and 92 credit hours at age 18, Coleman Berry is the Prestage Department of Poultry Science's youngest rising senior.

Sep 6, 2018

‘Changing the Landscape of Graduate Education’

NC State's AgBioFEWS program will blend natural and social sciences to train next-generation problem-solvers in agricultural biotechnology.

Aug 20, 2018

CALS’ Newest Major: Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems

The start of a new academic year brings a new multidisciplinary major, the bachelor of science in agroecology and sustainable food systems, to CALS.

Aug 16, 2018

A Work in Progress: Streamlining Feed Mill Studies

A team of DELTA staff are working on a Blended Learning grant to create a few key deliverables to enhance the student learning experience in FM 425/525. Assistant Professor of Feed Milling Adam Fahrenholz and Area Specialized Agent for Animal Food Safety Marissa Herchler are the subject matter experts on the grant.

Aug 14, 2018

Student Spotlight: Committed to Managing Natural Resources

Travel that took her to national parks and forests in the western United States spurred Laura Villegas Ortiz to learn more about environmental policy. As an NC State graduate student, she’s gaining an interdisciplinary education as she works to better understand the impact that environmental legislation can have on communities.

Aug 6, 2018

Bosnia and Herzegovina: From a Short-Term Training Program to Long-Term Collaborations

Over the past few months, an exciting and unexpected collaboration has blossomed between CALS faculty members and the dairy industry of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Aug 2, 2018

Multidisciplinary Maven: Animal Science’s Sabriya Dobbins

Growing up in Fayetteville, Sabriya Dobbins always wanted to go to NC State and become a veterinarian. She made it to CALS as a Jefferson Scholar and a Caldwell Fellow. And she realized that her calling was different, and more diverse, than expected.

Jun 20, 2018

It’s “Cheep”: Poults (And Future State Fair Contenders) For NC Youth

Last week, parents, teachers, Extension workers and kids from across the state flocked to CALS' Poultry Teaching Unit to pick up baby turkeys – called "poults" – they hope to raise into prizewinners at the annual NC State Fair.