Students

May 23, 2019

A Day In The Life: Graduate with Harrison Walker

Harrison Walker (and his buddy Nick) take you along for their graduation: the sea of red caps, the pre-ceremony dance party – and a surprise cameo from Chancellor Randy Woodson.

May 17, 2019

Spotlight: Bean Zhou Studies Plants Across a Great Divide

Asia and America come together in Bean Zhou’s Ph.D. research on kindred plants and their evolution. A recent award will allow him to study at Harvard’s esteemed Arnold Arboretum this summer.

May 15, 2019

NASA Internship For AGI Student (And Aspiring Astronaut) Lane Diesa

NC State Agricultural Institute student Lane Diesa has her sights set on the sky: Through a NASA internship, she had the chance to work on projects with the potential to change life outside of our own planet.

Apr 24, 2019

Non-Traditional: Full-Time Student, Full-Time Worker

Hunter Landis is pursuing a master's degree in horticultural science – while working full-time as an agronomist at the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, where he advises plant growers on ways to improve crop production.

Apr 19, 2019

Studying “City Fish”: Applied Ecology’s Emilee Briggs

Every year, the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center funds a multi-disciplinary cohort of Global Change Fellows representing colleges across NC State University. This year's CALS representative is Emilee Briggs, who conducts applied research on streams.

Apr 15, 2019

Coastal Entrepreneur – And CALS Senior

Aquaculture is the fastest-growing food sector in the world. Charles Eason and his new business are diving in, thanks to the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.

Apr 2, 2019

“Like Taking Apart A Tiny Machine”: Biochemistry’s Gabriela Schroder

South African Ph.D. student Gabriela Schroder encourages students not to be intimidated by biochemistry. It’s “like looking under the hood of a car,” she says.

Apr 1, 2019

Non-Traditional: From Art School To Motherhood To Ag Engineering

At age 46, Alison Deviney has gone back to class – and it's very different this time around.

Mar 27, 2019

Student Spotlight: Aspiring Plant Doc (And FFAR Fellow) Lindsey Becker

At NC State, Lindsey Becker is gaining strong experience in her discipline, plant pathology, while also building soft skills important to career success. She's one of 17 Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research Fellows nationwide.

Mar 27, 2019

Hassan’s Hopeful Horticulture

A fateful tour of Kilgore Hall rerouted Sarah Hassan's career path from medicine to horticulture.