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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Farm Tours Give Students Peek at Real-World Ag
Ag Business Management majors have a rare opportunity each semester to get out of the classroom and visit real farms and agribusinesses, gaining valuable experience and building connections.
Research Program Paves Path to Soil Science
Many undergraduate students are not aware of soil science coursework or how it relates to majors like chemistry, engineering or biology. Two of our faculty members are out to change that.
A Work in Progress: Animal Nutrition for Companion Pets
For a new online course in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the end goal is for students to be able to simulate the creation of a specialized cat or dog food, gaining a better understanding of companion animal nutrition.
New Merit Scholarship Will Assist Incoming Production Agriculture Students
A new scholarship that covers tuition, books and fees is available for an outstanding student with plans to major in production agriculture.
CALS Makes Progress With Graduate Student Enrollment
CALS is well on its way to becoming one of the Top 5 colleges of its kind in the country by 2020 -- and graduate student enrollment is a big part of the reason why.