The Future is Bright: CALS Celebrates the Class of 2018
The homestretch is narrowing, and the end is in sight. Meet 10 of the college's outstanding students poised to receive degrees at commencement exercises this weekend.
Outstanding CALS Grad: Poultry Science’s Ben Alig
When Ben Alig graduates from the Prestage Department of Poultry Science, the CALS Outstanding Senior Award winner won't have to travel far to take his next step.
Outstanding CALS Grad: Serene Ahmad
Serene Ahmad jokes that “senioritis” has set in full-force. It’s no wonder the accomplished student is ready for a break – her NC State career is packed with scholarly achievements and extracurricular activities.
Student Spotlight: Passion for Ag Turns into Life Calling
Outstanding CALS grad Abby Whitaker was confident four years ago that CALS was the place to pursue her passion for agriculture, and today she’s surer than ever.
Outstanding CALS Grad: Danny Marulanda
When it comes to global environmental challenges, NC State student Danny Marulanda believes that agriculture can, and must, play a critical role. His mission: to help tackle problems facing the environment and agriculture in ways that sustain both.
Sleepover At The Equine Unit: Foal Watch 2018
Every spring, student interns arrive at CALS' Equine Education Unit around 9 p.m. to unfurl their sleeping bags under desks and across chairs for the night shift: providing constant monitoring to ensure a safe and healthy birth for the new foals.
Student Spotlight: For Abel Walker, Sustainability is Key to Living Well
Plant biology student Abel Walker looks outside his comfort zone as he prepares for life beyond his December 2018 graduation.
Taking Aim at Destructive Weeds
Palmer amaranth is one of the biggest production challenges farmers in the Southeast face. At NC State, scientists and graduate students are making progress toward lessening the weed’s impact in a range of crops. Here, we highlight the work of soon-to-graduate students Nicholas Basinger and Cole Smith.
Dining Diplomats Promote Health and Wellness on Campus
Eating nutritious meals on a college campus is no small feat. Enter Dining Diplomats, an innovative student-led program that educates NC State students on health and wellness.
Shadoe Stewart’s “Big, Hairy, Audacious Goal”: Dental School
From bartending to urban planning, Shadoe Stewart’s eclectic path through education and career has brought him to CALS with an unusual goal: dental school.