Other News

Feb 12, 2018

Will a Cold Winter Kill Off Ticks?

The bad news is that even particularly harsh winter weather – like that experienced by much of the East Coast this year – won’t kill off ticks. However, a brutal winter could still have an effect on tick populations.

Feb 9, 2018

Student Leaders Attend National Conference

Eighteen CALS students participated in the Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Leaders Conference in Kansas City, Missouri. And, for each of them, the experience was unforgettable.

Feb 9, 2018

How Solitary Cockroaches Gave Rise to Social Termites: Tales from Two Genomes

Termites are 'social cockroaches.' NC State researchers examine the genomes of both termites and cockroaches to find clues about how this evolution occurred.

Feb 7, 2018

After the Flood: Rebuilding an Extension Center

In the 15 months since Hurricane Matthew flooded their building, Lenoir County’s Extension staff members have worked under trying conditions. But with a new building under construction, the future looks brighter.

Feb 7, 2018

Student Spotlight: Christian Capobianco Interns At The Zoo

Rhinos and elephants, giraffes and chimpanzees and many, many more, are all in a day's work for Animal Science senior Christian Capobianco in his internship at Zoo Miami.

Feb 7, 2018

Economic Perspective: Improving the Economy for Struggling Workers

The job market is improving, but not everyone is seeing their lives improve. What steps can be taken to expand prosperity?

Feb 6, 2018

AgPack Strong: Pursuing a “Career of Exciting Research”

After a career in the military, Jim Noah found his home as a Ph.D. student at NC State. During that time, the self-described lifelong learner became passionate about biochemistry.

Feb 6, 2018

Venus Flytraps Don’t Eat The Insects That Pollinate Them

NC State researchers discover which insects pollinate Venus flytraps – and learn that flytraps don’t dine on them.

Feb 5, 2018

Student Spotlight: A Passion for Teaching and Learning

As she studies a disease that threatens the reproductive abilities of cattle, Becky Poole hopes to help farmers keep their herds healthy.

Feb 2, 2018

Faculty Focus: Fighting to Save Cassava

Trino Ascencio-Ibanez and his colleagues are hard at work – with the help of two major grants – protecting the food supply for an entire continent.