News and Events

Aug 15, 2018

Local NBA Star Sends Seven Kids to N.C. 4-H Camp

Atlanta Hawks shooting guard and Bertie County, North Carolina, native Kent Bazemore recently treated seven first-time summer campers to the N.C. 4-H camp that helped shape his own childhood experiences.

Aug 15, 2018

Economic Perspective: Costs of the Trade War

With all the talk of a trade war with China, what are the impacts for consumers in the U.S.?

Aug 15, 2018  |  CALS Events

It’s (Almost) Tailgate Time!

Join us for the 25th anniversary of CALS Tailgate -- NC State's largest alumni event -- before the Wolfpack takes on Miami on Saturday, Nov. 19.

Aug 14, 2018

Student Spotlight: Committed to Managing Natural Resources

Travel that took her to national parks and forests in the western United States spurred Laura Villegas Ortiz to learn more about environmental policy. As an NC State graduate student, she’s gaining an interdisciplinary education as she works to better understand the impact that environmental legislation can have on communities.

Aug 14, 2018

Think Pink

An NC State University-bred twist on a classic native garden shrub has been a hit with consumers – and for breast cancer research.

Aug 13, 2018

Birgand’s Stream Restoration Research Gets Boost from NC State Seed Grant

For his work on wetland and stream restoration, François Birgand, NC State associate professor of biological and agricultural engineering, won an Internationalization Seed Grant from the NC State Office of Global Engagement and the Committee on International Programs.

Aug 10, 2018

10 of the Most Diabolical Crop Pests in North Carolina

Arthropod pests (both insects and mites) rob North Carolina farmers every year by eating into their crop yields. No matter what a grower does, it seems like there is always a destructive pest waiting in the wings. We’ve curated a list of 10 of the most vexing pests that prey on agriculture in North Carolina.

Aug 8, 2018

Student Spotlight: “I Want to Be Part of the Solution”

CALS senior and Agricultural Institute grad Luke Stancil believes that every child deserves a quality education. That’s why he donated $500 in books to his second-grade teacher. And from that single gift, he has created the JOCO Reads Foundation.

Aug 7, 2018

CALS Students Named FFAR Fellows

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research today announced 17 inaugural fellows -- including three CALS grad students -- for a Graduate Training Program in Food and Agriculture Science.

Aug 7, 2018

The Beer Episode

In this episode of Audio Abstract, we talk beer brewing with John Sheppard, director of the NC State brewery (yes, we have a brewery here). Sheppard discusses exotic yeast species, sour beer, and shares his thoughts on craft brewing in North Carolina.