Global Research Outreach in Nairobi: Biochemistry’s Jose Ascencio-Ibanez
Teaching Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Undergraduate Research Jose Ascencio-Ibanez recently attended a one-week outreach initiative in Nairobi, Kenya. The goal: partner with international researchers to help identify drivers of viral evolution infecting cassava plants, an important staple crop.
Next Stop, Bosnia and Herzegovina?: CALS International Programs Examines Partnership
José Cisneros—the Director of CALS International Programs—hopped the pond to evaluate the bigger picture and strategize a mutually beneficial collaboration between NC State and Bosnia.
The Bahamas Meets Patterson Hall: Ambassador, Officials Visit CALS
A high-level delegation from The Bahamas met with CALS researchers and administration to discuss technology, marine sciences and education.
Student Spotlight: Research in the Land of Potatoes
Enrolled in three majors -- crop and soil science, horticultural science and Spanish -- Mark Watson keeps a busy schedule. He made time this summer, though, to spend 12 weeks conducting research at the International Potato Center in Peru.
Peru Partnership Focuses on Aquaculture, Fisheries
A new partnership with Peru will open doors for the country’s aquaculture and fisheries industries while providing unique opportunities for faculty and students.
Studying Water Management In Europe
Before last summer, Biological and Agricultural Engineering senior Sam Blackman had never left the United States.
Rhinos On The Resume: International Experience Bolsters Future Plans
When wildlife conservation students step off the plane into South Africa, they walk into long days, hard work – and a pre-veterinary experience like no other.
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.
Outreach Grows Next-Generation Leaders for Agriculture and Life Sciences
Two programs in NC State’s Department of Crop and Soil Sciences illustrate the creative, compelling ways that CALS faculty members get kids excited about agriculture and biosciences.
Education Beyond the Classroom
Nutrition science student Krupa Trivedi spent her summer in India and Kenya researching the importance of human donor milk banks and the relationship between health issues and female empowerment.