Student Spotlight: Hooked on Horticulture
David Denton’s quest to become a plant scientist started, humbly enough, with curiosity over backyard weeds. Now, the NC State senior in horticultural science is well on his way to a plant breeding career.
Student Spotlight: Christian Capobianco Interns At The Zoo
Rhinos and elephants, giraffes and chimpanzees and many, many more, are all in a day's work for Animal Science senior Christian Capobianco in his internship at Zoo Miami.
Student Spotlight: A Passion for Teaching and Learning
As she studies a disease that threatens the reproductive abilities of cattle, Becky Poole hopes to help farmers keep their herds healthy.
Working With the Game-Changer Known as CRISPR
Doctoral student Katelyn Brandt came to NC State to get in on the cutting-edge research involving the gene-editing technique called CRISPR.
“I Love Science Because It’s Exciting”: Animal Science Senior Ruby Monn
During Ruby Monn's time as an animal science major at CALS — a last-minute switch from biochemistry — she has uncovered a passion for global agriculture, an ability for the observation necessary in animal care and a "God-given gift" of public speaking.
Animal Science Grad Returns To Help Other Students
By the time Taylor Knittel earned her degree from the Department of Animal Science at NC State, she was ready to hit the ground running.
Scientist to the Senators: Ph.D. Student Johanna Elsensohn
Entomology Ph.D. student Johanna Elsensohn's first trip to Washington, D.C., to speak with policymakers was almost two years ago — and it changed everything.
The Future is Bright: CALS Celebrates Commencement
CALS graduated nearly 365 students on Dec. 15, including six extraordinary grads who are ready to change the world.
Outstanding December Graduate: William Brad O’Dell
The first in his family to earn a college degree (and a Ph.D.), Brad O'Dell is an accomplished scientist who has big goals for his future.
Outstanding December Graduate: Olivia Chadwick
Olivia Chadwick plans to pursue a career in nutrition and find creative ways to share her message of healthful eating with others.