Student Spotlight

Sep 21, 2018

Studying Water Management In Europe

Before last summer, Biological and Agricultural Engineering senior Sam Blackman had never left the United States.

Sep 10, 2018

Student Spotlight: Poultry Science’s Youngest Senior

With ten scholarships and 92 credit hours at age 18, Coleman Berry is the Prestage Department of Poultry Science's youngest rising senior.

Sep 4, 2018

Student Spotlight: AGI Entrepreneur Andrew Emanuels

Andrew Emanuels got his first job cutting grass at age 8. By the time he was a high school senior, he was managing 32 landscaping accounts and two crews. Today, Andrew studies agribusiness in the NC State Agricultural Institute and serves as a U.S. Coast Guard reservist.

Aug 14, 2018

Student Spotlight: Committed to Managing Natural Resources

Travel that took her to national parks and forests in the western United States spurred Laura Villegas Ortiz to learn more about environmental policy. As an NC State graduate student, she’s gaining an interdisciplinary education as she works to better understand the impact that environmental legislation can have on communities.

Aug 8, 2018

Student Spotlight: “I Want to Be Part of the Solution”

CALS senior and Agricultural Institute grad Luke Stancil believes that every child deserves a quality education. That’s why he donated $500 in books to his second-grade teacher. And from that single gift, he has created the JOCO Reads Foundation.

Jul 10, 2018

Student Spotlight: Researching Autism and Grief

Temple Grandin's recent lecture at NC State not only relates to Danielle Pennington's personal life, but also informs her research at NC State, which is focused on autism and grief. We spoke with this AHS student about her goals, autism and Grandin’s visit.

Jun 29, 2018

Student Spotlight: An Enriching Step on the Path to Dental School

A master of nutrition student in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, Amelia Wilson visits a local Head Start center to educate children and their parents about dental health. It’s all part of her goal to become a dentist.

Jun 27, 2018

Student Spotlight: Data Analytics and Vulnerable Estuaries

Biological and agricultural engineering Ph.D student Lise Montefiore uses tools within data analytics to identify which estuarine ecosystems are most vulnerable to global and local change.

May 29, 2018

The One Who (Almost) Got Away

Eliza Hardy’s great-great-great grandfather, Perrin Busbee, was NC State’s first football coach. When it came time for college applications, CALS was Eliza’s top choice – until her application was first deferred, then wait-listed. Her path to CALS? Complicated.

May 22, 2018

“Don’t Be Afraid Of The Unknown”: Poultry Science’s Brooke Bartz

Graduate student Brooke Bartz studies the effects of LED lighting on bird behavior and performance — with fascinating results.