State Officers Reflect on Leadership, Legacy and Their ‘FFA Family’
Six CALS students will retire this week from what they describe as the rewarding, exhausting and ultimately life-changing experience of being a North Carolina FFA officer.
Students’ Innovation to Renew a Coastal Wetland
An industrious team of seniors from the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering designed, built and installed a pump that will help restore a wetland on Harkers Island.
Student Spotlight: Hitting it Out of the Park with AGI
Charlie Goode dreams of being a groundskeeper at a major league stadium. And his experience in the Agricultural Institute (AGI) helped put him a big step closer.
Student Spotlight: Mitchell Studies How Repellents Affect Gene Expression in Human Liver
For Robert Mitchell, getting to conduct research at the crossroads of human health and insect science has been an unexpected, but rewarding, experience.
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.