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.
An NC State University-bred twist on a classic native garden shrub has been a hit with consumers – and for breast cancer research.
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.
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.
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.
Bosnia and Herzegovina: From a Short-Term Training Program to Long-Term Collaborations
Over the past few months, an exciting and unexpected collaboration has blossomed between CALS faculty members and the dairy industry of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
You Decide: Should the Fed Be Raising Interest Rates?
The Federal Reserve recently hiked the interest rate. They do so in accordance with what they see happening in the economy. What are the implications of the move, and how does it play into their mission?
Multidisciplinary Maven: Animal Science’s Sabriya Dobbins
Growing up in Fayetteville, Sabriya Dobbins always wanted to go to NC State and become a veterinarian. She made it to CALS as a Jefferson Scholar and a Caldwell Fellow. And she realized that her calling was different, and more diverse, than expected.
NC State Loses a Distinguished Researcher, Teacher and Leader
NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences lost a world-renowned poultry science expert and award-winning teacher, mentor and leader on July 31, when William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor John Brake passed away.
Precision Agriculture Taking Flight in Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), plant sensors and other precision agriculture technologies are being used for everything from assessing crop damage to nutrient application in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.