Student Spotlight: DeShae Dillard on NC State’s New AgBioFEWS Program
When he first set foot in Columbia, North Carolina, this summer, NC State graduate student DeShae Dillard felt as though he’d arrived in another country. There, he learned more about rural life, especially the everyday challenges of farming.
How To Build Professional Confidence (And Your Resume): Research Intern Alex Burd
With her North Carolina Agricultural Research Service internship, Alex Burd had the opportunity to meet leaders of industry and accelerate the career of her dreams – but first, she had to step up to the table.
Teaching With Passion: Poultry Science Grad Student Michael Warren
Prestage Department of Poultry Science's Matthew Warren is a "dynamic, engaging student and instructor" who brings energy and enthusiasm to his work both inside and outside the classroom.
Venus Flytrap Detective: Ph.D. Student Laura Hamon
Applied Ecology Ph.D. student Laura Hamon studies the pollination ecology of the Venus flytrap – including how it's so good at not eating its own pollinators.
High School’s Not Too Early For Internships – Just Ask Addison Furr
Raleigh Charter High School senior Addison Furr talks the challenges and triumphs of tackling internships early – in her case, with the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service.
Easing Suffering Through Biochemistry: Sayan Chakraborty
Inspired by his time working in an HIV clinic, Sayan Chakraborty is on a biochemistry-based quest for ever-better medicines to ease human suffering.
Her Calling is Student Government
Meredith Spence Beaulieu, a Ph.D. student in CALS' Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, was the first graduate student to hold the office of student body vice president.
Non-Traditional: Devoted Dad and Ph.D. Candidate – On Active Duty for the U.S. Army
U.S. Army Major Drew Reinbold-Wasson has a lot to juggle: family, school and his 14th year of active duty military service. He shares his unique (and very busy) perspective on being a dad.
From Rural China to the YMCA, Award-Winning Horticulture Student Paul Cockson
Paul Cockson, a master’s student in Horticultural Science, recently received one of three 2019 Altman Family Scholarships from the American Floral Endowment, recognizing his engagement in meaningful research, communication and leadership skills, and commitment to the industry.
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.