Student Spotlight

Jan 28, 2020

Streamlining Biofuel Fermentation Processes

Undergraduate student Erin Cooper likes making things more efficient, easier and faster. She’s working with advisor Dr. Mari Chinn to streamline ethanol fermentation using biomass sorghum as a starting material.

Jan 9, 2020

An Opportunity to Learn and Lead

Rachel Walter's summer 2019 internship was a great experience that has poised her for greater positions of responsibility in the future.

Dec 16, 2019

Great Grads

Leadership and adventure were part of the package for two outstanding Agricultural Institute students who’ll be graduating soon.

Oct 23, 2019

A Different Kind of Gardening: Ph.D. Student Brandon Huber

Brandon Huber, a Ph.D. student in Horticultural Sciences grows large plants competitively and will placing his plants in the upcoming NC State Fair horticulture competition.

Oct 1, 2019

Student Spotlight: Hakeem Jenkins on His Internship with Biltmore

Did you know the Biltmore Estate has a working farm? Hakeem Jenkins, an NC State University junior studying animal science, got the opportunity of a lifetime this summer when he secured an internship working there.

Sep 17, 2019

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.

Aug 16, 2019

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.

Aug 14, 2019

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.

Aug 5, 2019

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.

Jul 10, 2019

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.