Students

Jan 9, 2019

Horticulture’s Renaissance Man: Nicholas Basinger

Nicholas Tuschak Basinger had his heart set on becoming a physical therapist – until a long hike on the Appalachian Trail turned him in a new direction.

Dec 14, 2018

Agroecology Brought Outstanding Student Researcher (And Graduating Senior) To CALS

Paul Cockson heard about NC State all the way in Nebraska – but that’s no surprise for a university with research that reaches around the world.

Dec 14, 2018

Next Up: Americorps

CALS opened troves of opportunities for graduating senior Kati Scruggs, from ethnographic research in the western highlands of Guatemala to leading the 2017 Krispy Kreme Challenge.

Dec 11, 2018

Update: From Factory Floor To First-Generation College Student…To Graduation

Animal Science's Selena Ibarra has made it to graduation. It wasn't easy – but luckily, if there's one thing her life has taught her how to handle, it's hard work.

Nov 18, 2018

Reimagining Women in STEM: Ph.D. Student Emily Reed

Former French major Emily Reed didn't think science and math were for her – until she took a molecular and cellular biology course with an excellent female professor.

Nov 13, 2018

PDPS to Prague: Senior Hannah Lunsford’s “Leap of Faith”

Rising senior Hannah Lunsford just returned from a study abroad program in Prague. She talks about her experiences there, how she came to the Prestage Department of Poultry Science and what she plans to do next.

Nov 13, 2018

Food Science Focus In New Scholars Program

Eight students from seven different universities gain unique hands-on experience at NC State as part of the Food Science Education and Extension Summer Scholars Program.

Oct 30, 2018

Student Spotlight: Aspiring Plant Doctor Josh Henry

A love of plants led Josh Henry to NC State, where he’s earning a Ph.D. in horticultural science and crop science.

Oct 29, 2018

Ants for Antibiotics?: Omar Halawani Is on the Hunt

How do ant colonies defend themselves from harmful bacteria? NC State master’s student Omar Halawani is looking for answers.

Oct 23, 2018

Going Airborne

Agriculture and Business Management student Savannah Strickland explored endless avenues for growth during her internship with Syngenta.