Student Spotlight

Feb 8, 2017

Student Spotlight: Love of Outdoors Leads Student to Soil Science

Although it hasn’t been a direct path, NC State University junior Gary Morehouse believes he’s on the right road to a rewarding career: that of consulting soil scientist.

Jan 31, 2017

Student Spotlight: Johnson Studies Farm-Level Food Loss

A graduate student in horticultural science is helping fill in the blanks on the topic of farm-level food losses and taking the first steps toward reducing them.

Jan 19, 2017

Student Spotlight: Rachel Tabb’s Journey to Her Passion

Nutrition science student Rachel Tabb kept searching until she found her perfect major in CALS.

Jan 10, 2017

Student Spotlight: Roman Lawrence Learns To Lead

Poultry Science major Roman Lawrence credits his experience in the Agricultural Institute with helping him overcome his former shyness.

Dec 11, 2016

Student Spotlight: Estefania Castro-Vazquez Uses Science To Serve

Estefania Castro-Vazquez is still exploring possible career goals, but her motivation is already clear: putting science to work to improve lives.

Dec 6, 2016

Student Spotlight: Bone Scholar Laura Johnson Aims High

Agricultural Institute student Laura Johnson has always wanted to own her own farm. First step: education.

Nov 28, 2016

Student Spotlight: Tyler Englebright Gears Up For The Family Farm

Agricultural Institute student Tyler Englebright is gaining the knowledge and experience he needs to take over his family's Oxford, N.C., farm.

Oct 19, 2016

Student Spotlight: Nashea Williams Plants Dreams at CALS, Meets VP

Since choosing CALS as her pathway to a career in plant breeding, senior Nashea Williams has studied abroad in Costa Rica and met Vice President Joe Biden.

Sep 19, 2016

Student Spotlight: Shelby Lanier Pioneers International Relationships

A former race horse named Floyd and a spring break trip to England transformed senior Shelby Lanier’s thinking into doing. A Thomas Jefferson Scholar pursuing a dual degree in animal science and history, Lanier says anything is possible through hard work.

Sep 9, 2016

Student Spotlight: Entrepreneur Builds Steam at NC State

From an early age, Ben Alig has taken an entrepreneurial approach to life. Now, he's a junior studying poultry science and agribusiness management at NC State University, having come through the university's unique STEAM program.