News and Events

Sep 22, 2017

Lee County’s Women in Ag: The Next Generation

Three recent CALS grads from Lee County turn their agricultural training into varied careers across the state.

Sep 21, 2017

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.

Sep 20, 2017

CALS Honors Extraordinary Alumni

CALS alumni, friends, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate more than two dozen extraordinary alumni at the college's annual Alumni Awards Ceremony.

Sep 20, 2017

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.

Sep 19, 2017

Scientists Unravel Mysteries of DNA Replication in Corn

For the first time, scientists have characterized the DNA replication timing process for an entire plant genome.

Sep 18, 2017

Want to Get “Ants”-y? CALS Alum at Quail Ridge Books

CALS alumna Eleanor Spicer Rice will fill you in on your closest — and tiniest — neighbors.

Sep 15, 2017

You Decide: What Are The Good And Bad In Today’s Economy?

There's two sides to every story. What are the sides for the economy today? NC State University economist Mike Walden lays out some of the major points in today's economy so you can decide.

Sep 12, 2017

Study Examines Cross-Species Interactions

In a first-of-its-kind study, NC State researchers applied a new approach to examine how members of two different species – a plant and a pathogen, for example, or a bacterium and a human – interact at the molecular level, and whether slight genetic changes in one species could affect gene expression in the other.

Sep 11, 2017

Helping With a Disaster

One of the best ways you can help is by donating money to agencies and organizations that have coordinated efforts on the ground. In this video, NC State Extension Emergency Coordinator Mike Yoder explains why.

Sep 11, 2017

Economic Perspective: Tax Deductions and Charitable Donations

The ability to deduct charitable donations on federal taxes may be affected by potential changes to the tax code. What are the possible outcomes and impacts?