Reflections on Commencement
Happy. Anxious. Excited. Proud: With years of work behind them, recent graduates from NC State University's Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics reflect on how they feel about earning their diplomas, what they gained from NC State and what they plan to do next.
Student Spotlight: NC State Helps Ethan Jordan Address Real-World Farm Questions
NC State junior Ethan Jordan lives in two worlds: On the weekends, he's usually working on his family's Columbus County farm. Then on weekdays, he's on campus, pursuing a degree in agribusiness management. These worlds came together recently in practical research Jordan presented at a university symposium.
Extraordinary Grads, Endless Opportunities
The homestretch is narrowing, and the end is in sight. Meet eight of the college's outstanding students poised to receive degrees at commencement exercises this weekend.
Students Challenged to Design Incredible Edible Cars
Foods like protein bars, a sausage link, carrots and cookies became car parts in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering's annual Edible Vehicle Design Competition.
What Should Elephants Eat?
Every six weeks, animal science graduate student Jordan Wood’s research requires a trip to the zoo. The project: understand how native tree species could be used to supplement the diet of the North Carolina Zoo’s African elephants.
10 Ways to Survive Dead Week
CALS students are buckling down, studying hard and trying to stay awake. Here are ten tips for getting through this end-of-the-year mad dash.
Student Spotlight: Hall Aspires to Lend a Hand for N.C. Agriculture
Junior soil science student Lane Michael Hall knows what he wants to do -- to help North Carolina agriculture -- and is busy getting it done.
New Program Fosters Collaboration Between Students and Industry
A new undergraduate scholars program in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering will give students the opportunity to work outside the classroom on real-world problems.
National Dairy Challenge Prize for CALS Team
Four CALS students took home scholarships and national honors this month as one of four winning teams at the North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge (NAIDC) in Visalia, California.
CALS Student Scientists Dance – With Research
CALS students push themselves beyond traditional science classes, and in turn, find fresh perspective and a much-needed outlet for stress relief and creative thinking.