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Sep 7, 2017

September is Disaster Preparedness Month

NC State Extension's ncdisaster.com website provides valuable information to help North Carolinians prepare for and recover from disaster.

Sep 6, 2017

Student Spotlight: An Artist with a ‘Passion for Plants’

Meet Amy Arnold, the student behind the prize-winning illustration on this year's special-edition CALS Alumni and Friends t-shirt.

Sep 1, 2017

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.

Sep 1, 2017

You Decide: Are The Humanities Still Useful In A Tech World?

The question today is how relevant the humanities are to an increasingly technological world. STEM enrollment has seen significantly higher growth compared the humanities since 2000. In our tech-heavy society, will STEM majors flourish while humanities majors flounder?

Aug 31, 2017

Technique Gives Brewers Data to Improve Fermentation Control

Brewing researchers at NC State University have developed a new technique that allows them to monitor yeast behavior during fermentation, providing brewers with information they can use to better control the brewing time and quality of future batches of beer.

Aug 30, 2017

Expanding Tropical Forest Spells Disaster for Conservation

An NC State University study shows that fire suppression efforts in Brazilian savannas turn many of those areas into forest lands, with negative consequences for the plants and animals that live there.

Aug 30, 2017

Economic Perspective: How Are We Doing?

Many households appear to feel stuck economically, and are not seeing their standard of living improving. Do the numbers support this?

Aug 29, 2017

One Student, a World of Opportunity

In two life-changing experiences in Guatemala, CALS senior Kati Scruggs did everything from researching maize to administering meals and vitamins to children in need.

Aug 29, 2017

Faculty Focus: Tom Ranney

Over the years, Tom Ranney and his team have introduced nearly 30 new nursery, landscape and bioenergy crops. Among them: large, bold ornamental grasses that won’t spread where they aren’t wanted, hydrangeas with flowers in bright shades of pink, and compact, evergreen dogwoods.

Aug 25, 2017

AgPack Strong: Leigh Hammond, The Quadruple Threat

CALS alum Leigh Hammond earned degrees from NC State, taught here and is now a benefactor to those following in his footsteps.