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Apr 16, 2018

Spend a Day at State!

Participating High school Juniors, Seniors and Transfer students will have the opportunity to Spend a Day at State and learn more about the College of Agriculture and Life Science! The… 

CALS Crop and Soil Sciences department head Jeff Mullahay in his office.

Dec 5, 2016

“It’s Not Where You Start – It’s Where You Finish”

Jeff Mullahey's first CALS application? Rejected. Today, two NC State diplomas hang above Mullahey’s desk as he leads the largest department in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

CALS researchers harvest Striped Bass fry (eggs) at NC State's Pamlico Aquaculture Field Lab in Aurora, N.C.

Dec 4, 2016

Extension Connections, Big Results

There’s a direct connection between Assistant Professor Benjamin Reading’s bass research and the tremendous early success of an Aurora fish hatchery – thanks to Aquaculture Extension Agent Mike Frinsko. 

CALS student Susan Jones, a poultry science and agricultural education double-major in the lab testing eggs.

Nov 9, 2016

The One Who (Almost) Got Away

A junior double-major in poultry science and agricultural education, Susan Jones is now a CALS Ambassador representing the college. And we were one paragraph away from losing her. 

Participants at the Sept 2016 CALS Access Roundtable. From left: Richard Linton, Dan Weathington, Peter Daniel, Susan Jones, John Dole, Alexandria Graves, Jeff Mullahey

Nov 9, 2016

The Access Roundtable Discussion

In September 2016, Dean Richard Linton gathered representatives from industry, faculty, staff and students to ask crucial questions about student access: why it’s important and what CALS can do to secure North Carolina’s future. 

Nov 4, 2016

Message from the Dean

Straight from CALS Dean Richard Linton: the importance of student access and how CALS has been fulfilling its land-grant mission – and building for the future. 

CALS students in sweet potato field at the Caswell Research Farm in Kinston, N.C.

Nov 4, 2016

So You Want To Go To CALS…

As interim associate dean and director of academic programs, John Dole is CALS’ go-to guy for all things admissions – so we asked him to tell us the best way to get here. Turns out there’s more than one.