Academics

Sep 20, 2017

New Merit Scholarship Will Assist Incoming Production Agriculture Students

For some North Carolina students receiving early acceptance to CALS, an invitation to apply for a scholarship that covers tuition, books and fees, may also arrive in their inboxes. A new scholarship is available for an outstanding student with plans to major in production agriculture.

Sep 12, 2017

CALS Makes Progress With Graduate Student Enrollment

Five years ago, CALS adopted an ambitious goal to become one of the Top 5 colleges of its kind in the country by 2020. Today, we're well on our way to meeting academic, research and extension objectives – including one designed to enhance graduate student enrollment.

Aug 14, 2017

From 4-H to the Brickyard

When 4-H Skillathon champion and second-generation CALS student MaryBeth Tyndall hits the Brickyard on the first day of classes, she'll already know her way around campus.

Aug 14, 2017

NC State and Oracle Pilot ‘Big Data’ Project to Grow Agriculture

Oracle has selected NC State as a university partner to pilot a new program that uses big data to solve grand challenges in everything from agriculture to textiles to engineering. First on the list? Sweet potatoes.

Aug 9, 2017

Notes From Tanzania: A Farmer’s Story from the Field

In her fourth "Notes from Tanzania," grad student Catherine Doyle explains how surveys are helping scientists and farmers battle two important diseases affecting cassava.

Jul 31, 2017

Ag Institute is Partner in New Career Center at Fort Bragg

At Fort Bragg’s new Career Resource Center, the Agricultural Institute's Soldier to Agriculture Program helps veterans make the transition from military service to agricultural careers.

Jul 31, 2017

Taking Poultry Science to the CEO Suite

Poultry Science is more than how to raise a chicken. Professor Kim Livingston and her colleagues have a vision for the department’s future — and one of the cornerstones is this week's Poultry Science Summer Institute.

Jul 21, 2017

Princess? Ballerina? Not A Chance.

Since she was a child, Erin Stewart has dreamed of a career in agriculture. Now a junior agriculture education major in CALS, she's taking advantage of every opportunity to turn that dream into reality.

Jul 11, 2017

Diving Into (Dr.) Poole

From cow births in the classroom to epic whiteboard sessions in his office, Daniel Poole loves to teach, and it shows: in 2017 alone, he's nabbed three teaching awards — one of them national.

Jul 5, 2017

STEAM-ing Ahead: Program’s First Class Graduates

In May, Katelyn Thomas proudly donned Wolfpack-red cap and gown as one of the first graduates of the STEAM Program, CALS’ unique invitation-only pathway for students from rural areas.