Management Program Helps Farmers Think Outside the Box
The Executive Farm Management’s 2020 program has seen 41 individuals across North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Virginia become exposed to new tools in areas of strategy.
BAE Grad Students Awarded National Science Foundation Fellowship
Three students in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering were awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.
Cancer Research Personal for CALS Student
Brianna Harvey, a double major in biochemistry and human biology, wants to be a catalyst in helping to find a cure for cancer. Her mission is a bit personal.
Knee-Deep in Dragonfly, Water Quality Research
April Sharp is an Applied Ecology minor, studying environmental sciences and entomology. She is researching the composition and distribution of aquatic macroinvertebrates like dragonflies.
Students Learn Plenty Despite Shortened Study Abroad Trip
Despite having their spring break study abroad program cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences students and staff said it’s a learning experience they’ll never forget.
A Vision for Doing Good
Layne Baker is a first-generation college student from rural North Carolina who wants others in a similar situation to know that college is attainable for them as well.
Focused on Problem-Solving and Advocacy
NC State student Peyton Gardner plans to leave this world better than she found it by the work she’s doing at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Grad Student Wants to Improve Plant Productivity, Food Access
Danielle Cooney, a graduate student in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, studies ways to improve soybean production by understanding how the crop interacts with fungi in the soil.
CALS Summer Programs
Some of our outstanding after school and summer programs are still accepting applications for 2020. We offer activities for students from pre-k all the way through high school with subjects ranging from poultry science to horticulture to conservation and beyond.
The Buzz About Native Bees
Hannah Levenson, a graduate student in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, is using North Carolina’s research stations to survey native bees and study how wildflowers support native bee populations.