Student Spotlight

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.

Dec 19, 2017

Scientist to the Senators: Ph.D. Student Johanna Elsensohn

Entomology Ph.D. student Johanna Elsensohn's first trip to Washington, D.C., to speak with policymakers was almost two years ago — and it changed everything.

Dec 15, 2017

The Future is Bright: CALS Celebrates Commencement

CALS graduated nearly 365 students on Dec. 15, including six extraordinary grads who are ready to change the world.

Dec 15, 2017

Outstanding December Graduate: William Brad O’Dell

The first in his family to earn a college degree (and a Ph.D.), Brad O'Dell is an accomplished scientist who has big goals for his future.

Dec 13, 2017

Outstanding December Graduate: Olivia Chadwick

Olivia Chadwick plans to pursue a career in nutrition and find creative ways to share her message of healthful eating with others.

Dec 11, 2017

Outstanding December Graduate: Jacob Nester

After losing three fingers working to pay for college, Jacob Nester is ready to teach and inspire the next generation of ag ed students.

Dec 7, 2017

Outstanding December Graduate: Amber Page Emerson

As she approaches graduation from the Youth, Family and Consumer Sciences program, Amber Emerson hopes to start a career working with young children and their families.

Dec 4, 2017

Outstanding December Graduate: Chandler Keck

At CALS, Chandler Keck found a lot of unexpected twists and turns — and the opportunity to explore them all. He graduates this December with a double major in animal and poultry sciences.

Nov 28, 2017

Outstanding December Graduate: Maddie Ciszewski

As NC State student Maddie Ciszewski prepares for a career that brings together her passion for agriculture and for people, she’s been at the forefront of student-led efforts to help others learn more about aquaponics.