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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.