Mar 13, 2018

Student Spotlight: “I Enjoy the Challenge of Solving Problems”

Biochemistry Ph.D. student Gabriela Schroder conducts cutting-edge protein research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory – the experience of a lifetime, she says – that has implications for drug development and human health.

Feb 23, 2018

Student Spotlight: Hooked on Horticulture

David Denton’s quest to become a plant scientist started, humbly enough, with curiosity over backyard weeds. Now, the NC State senior in horticultural science is well on his way to a plant breeding career.

Feb 19, 2018

Wait a Minute: Is That a Tree?

Remember Lupin, the corpse flower that put up a big stink at NC State University’s plant conservatory about a year and a half ago? Well, he’s changed -- big time.

Feb 9, 2018

Student Leaders Attend National Conference

Eighteen CALS students participated in the Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Leaders Conference in Kansas City, Missouri. And, for each of them, the experience was unforgettable.

Feb 7, 2018

Student Spotlight: Christian Capobianco Interns At The Zoo

Rhinos and elephants, giraffes and chimpanzees and many, many more, are all in a day's work for Animal Science senior Christian Capobianco in his internship at Zoo Miami.

Feb 5, 2018

Student Spotlight: A Passion for Teaching and Learning

As she studies a disease that threatens the reproductive abilities of cattle, Becky Poole hopes to help farmers keep their herds healthy.

Jan 24, 2018

Working With the Game-Changer Known as CRISPR

Doctoral student Katelyn Brandt came to NC State to get in on the cutting-edge research involving the gene-editing technique called CRISPR.

Jan 22, 2018

FFAR Awards $2.7 Million to Create Fellowship Program to Foster Next Gen Agricultural Scientists

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research will collaborate with industry leaders and universities to provide interdisciplinary training for graduate students. An NC State University team, led by CALS' John Dole, will manage the program.

Jan 8, 2018

“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.

Jan 4, 2018

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.