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.
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.