Creating Molecular Tools To Impact Plant Growth
NSF CAREER award winner Anna Stepanova is creating molecular tools to turn certain plant genes on and off at will. She also plans to create a new biotechnology class and start an outreach effort for high school students and their science teachers.
Symposium: Intersection of Science, Business and Education
NC State will mark the 15th year of its Master of Microbial Biotechnology program with a Nov. 8 symposium focusing on the intersection of science, business and education. Keynote speakers will be life science industry leaders Eric Ward of AgBiome and Paul Garofolo of Locus Biosciences.
Free Science Party At Hunt Library In November – And You’re Invited
Starting ten years ago, more than 40 NC State scientists began to explore the biodiversity of belly buttons, bedrooms, backyards and more. Now, they're presenting their findings in a decidedly non-traditional format. It's all part of Professor Rob Dunn's new book release, and there will be food (and a science-inspired live soundtrack).
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.
Only the Fair-est: Capture CALS’ Fair Spirit And Win
Capture and share CALS’ fair spirit this year, and you could win a prize.
Celebrating Local Food, Local Farms
North Carolina has a year-round growing season for agriculture, and the Center for Environmental Farming System's Farm to Fork initiative is celebrating that fact by spreading out its 2018 activities over several seasons.
It’s (Almost) Tailgate Time!
Join us for CALS Tailgate -- the college's largest alumni event -- before the Wolfpack takes on Georgia State on Saturday, Sept. 8. In a family-friendly atmosphere, CALS Tailgate highlights the people, programs and partners that make the college great.
CALS Makes Strides Toward Regulatory Science Center
A three-year gift from Bayer Crop Science helps NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences move closer to its goal of setting up a Center of Excellence for Regulatory Science in Agriculture.
It’s “Cheep”: Poults (And Future State Fair Contenders) For NC Youth
Last week, parents, teachers, Extension workers and kids from across the state flocked to CALS' Poultry Teaching Unit to pick up baby turkeys – called "poults" – they hope to raise into prizewinners at the annual NC State Fair.
“The Future of Dairy Education”: CALS Celebrates New Museum, Education Center and Creamery
The new Randleigh Dairy Heritage Museum will give visitors the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in a dairy farm and learn about the importance of the dairy industry in North Carolina, the history of Jersey cows and more.