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Nov 18, 2018

Reimagining Women in STEM: Ph.D. Student Emily Reed

Former French major Emily Reed didn't think science and math were for her – until she took a molecular and cellular biology course with an excellent female professor.

Nov 14, 2018

Economic Perspective: Perspectives on the Gig Economy

Technology helped usher in the new gig economy, but how much does that account for in the actual job market and how what are the pros and cons it?

Nov 13, 2018

PDPS to Prague: Senior Hannah Lunsford’s “Leap of Faith”

Rising senior Hannah Lunsford just returned from a study abroad program in Prague. She talks about her experiences there, how she came to the Prestage Department of Poultry Science and what she plans to do next.

Nov 13, 2018

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.

Nov 13, 2018

Students Renovate Rooftop Garden for Hyper-Local Food Production

The food that NC State horticultural science students are growing in a rooftop garden on the Talley Student Union won't have to go far from farm to fork: just one floor down, to the 1887 Bistro. The garden has been a living lab for students learning about garden design, logistics planning, installation, garden management and more.

Nov 13, 2018

Food Science Focus In New Scholars Program

Eight students from seven different universities gain unique hands-on experience at NC State as part of the Food Science Education and Extension Summer Scholars Program.

Nov 9, 2018

You Decide: Can Small Towns Make a Comeback?

North Carolina used to be a state of small towns, but the state has shifted over the years to larger metro areas. NC State Extension's Mike Walden asks: Are small towns poised for a comeback?

Nov 5, 2018

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.

Nov 5, 2018

Will Hemp Be a Good Crop for North Carolina?

NC State Extension educators reflect on the second season that farmers have produced the crop under state’s pilot industrial hemp program.

Nov 5, 2018

Economic Perspective: Florence’s Impact On Jobs

The areas impacted from Hurricane Florence are still recovering from the storm. How has the storm changed employment, and what does it implicate for the future in the area?