Student Spotlight

Feb 23, 2018

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.

Feb 7, 2018

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.

Feb 5, 2018

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.

Jan 24, 2018

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.

Jan 8, 2018

“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.

Jan 4, 2018

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.

Dec 19, 2017

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.

Dec 15, 2017

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.

Dec 15, 2017

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.

Dec 13, 2017

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.