“I Love Science Because It’s Exciting”: Animal Science Senior Ruby Monn
During Ruby Monn's time as an animal science major at CALS — a last-minute switch from biochemistry — she has uncovered a passion for global agriculture, an ability for the observation necessary in animal care and a "God-given gift" of public speaking.
Animal Science Grad Returns To Help Other Students
By the time Taylor Knittel earned her degree from the Department of Animal Science at NC State, she was ready to hit the ground running.
Scientist to the Senators: Ph.D. Student Johanna Elsensohn
Entomology Ph.D. student Johanna Elsensohn's first trip to Washington, D.C., to speak with policymakers was almost two years ago — and it changed everything.
The Future is Bright: CALS Celebrates Commencement
CALS graduated nearly 365 students on Dec. 15, including six extraordinary grads who are ready to change the world.
Outstanding December Graduate: William Brad O’Dell
The first in his family to earn a college degree (and a Ph.D.), Brad O'Dell is an accomplished scientist who has big goals for his future.
Outstanding December Graduate: Olivia Chadwick
Olivia Chadwick plans to pursue a career in nutrition and find creative ways to share her message of healthful eating with others.
Outstanding December Graduate: Jacob Nester
After losing three fingers working to pay for college, Jacob Nester is ready to teach and inspire the next generation of ag ed students.
Outstanding December Graduate: Amber Page Emerson
As she approaches graduation from the Youth, Family and Consumer Sciences program, Amber Emerson hopes to start a career working with young children and their families.
Outstanding December Graduate: Chandler Keck
At CALS, Chandler Keck found a lot of unexpected twists and turns — and the opportunity to explore them all. He graduates this December with a double major in animal and poultry sciences.
Senior Design Program Focuses on Real-World Engineering
For more than 50 years, the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering's Senior Design Program has engaged students in meaningful projects that benefit communities across the state.