Students

Jun 19, 2017

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.

May 26, 2017

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.

May 25, 2017

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.

May 23, 2017

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.

May 18, 2017

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.

May 16, 2017

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.

May 10, 2017

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.

Apr 28, 2017

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.

Apr 26, 2017

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.

Apr 24, 2017

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.