Students

Apr 9, 2020

Management Program Helps Farmers Think Outside the Box

The Executive Farm Management’s 2020 program has seen 41 individuals across North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Virginia become exposed to new tools in areas of strategy.

Apr 3, 2020

BAE Grad Students Awarded National Science Foundation Fellowship

Three students in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering were awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.

Mar 30, 2020

Cancer Research Personal for CALS Student

Brianna Harvey, a double major in biochemistry and human biology, wants to be a catalyst in helping to find a cure for cancer. Her mission is a bit personal.

Mar 28, 2020

Knee-Deep in Dragonfly, Water Quality Research

April Sharp is an Applied Ecology minor, studying environmental sciences and entomology. She is researching the composition and distribution of aquatic macroinvertebrates like dragonflies.

Mar 19, 2020

Students Learn Plenty Despite Shortened Study Abroad Trip

Despite having their spring break study abroad program cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences students and staff said it’s a learning experience they’ll never forget.

Mar 11, 2020

A Vision for Doing Good

Layne Baker is a first-generation college student from rural North Carolina who wants others in a similar situation to know that college is attainable for them as well.

Mar 11, 2020

Focused on Problem-Solving and Advocacy

NC State student Peyton Gardner plans to leave this world better than she found it by the work she’s doing at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Mar 4, 2020

Grad Student Wants to Improve Plant Productivity, Food Access

Danielle Cooney, a graduate student in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, studies ways to improve soybean production by understanding how the crop interacts with fungi in the soil.

Feb 27, 2020

CALS Summer Programs

Some of our outstanding after school and summer programs are still accepting applications for 2020. We offer activities for students from pre-k all the way through high school with subjects ranging from poultry science to horticulture to conservation and beyond.

Feb 25, 2020  |  Research

The Buzz About Native Bees

Hannah Levenson, a graduate student in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, is using North Carolina’s research stations to survey native bees and study how wildflowers support native bee populations.