A Day In The Life: Graduate with Harrison Walker
Harrison Walker (and his buddy Nick) take you along for their graduation: the sea of red caps, the pre-ceremony dance party – and a surprise cameo from Chancellor Randy Woodson.
Spotlight: Bean Zhou Studies Plants Across a Great Divide
Asia and America come together in Bean Zhou’s Ph.D. research on kindred plants and their evolution. A recent award will allow him to study at Harvard’s esteemed Arnold Arboretum this summer.
NASA Internship For AGI Student (And Aspiring Astronaut) Lane Diesa
NC State Agricultural Institute student Lane Diesa has her sights set on the sky: Through a NASA internship, she had the chance to work on projects with the potential to change life outside of our own planet.
Non-Traditional: Full-Time Student, Full-Time Worker
Hunter Landis is pursuing a master's degree in horticultural science – while working full-time as an agronomist at the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, where he advises plant growers on ways to improve crop production.
Studying “City Fish”: Applied Ecology’s Emilee Briggs
Every year, the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center funds a multi-disciplinary cohort of Global Change Fellows representing colleges across NC State University. This year's CALS representative is Emilee Briggs, who conducts applied research on streams.
Coastal Entrepreneur – And CALS Senior
Aquaculture is the fastest-growing food sector in the world. Charles Eason and his new business are diving in, thanks to the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
“Like Taking Apart A Tiny Machine”: Biochemistry’s Gabriela Schroder
South African Ph.D. student Gabriela Schroder encourages students not to be intimidated by biochemistry. It’s “like looking under the hood of a car,” she says.
Non-Traditional: From Art School To Motherhood To Ag Engineering
At age 46, Alison Deviney has gone back to class – and it's very different this time around.
Student Spotlight: Aspiring Plant Doc (And FFAR Fellow) Lindsey Becker
At NC State, Lindsey Becker is gaining strong experience in her discipline, plant pathology, while also building soft skills important to career success. She's one of 17 Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research Fellows nationwide.
Hassan’s Hopeful Horticulture
A fateful tour of Kilgore Hall rerouted Sarah Hassan's career path from medicine to horticulture.