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Animal Science

Female student holding iguana

Sep 7, 2022

Travel With a Purpose

CALS senior Emily Haupt takes her passion for veterinary medicine to South Africa, where she encounters the challenges of animal conservation and develops newfound self-confidence along the way. 

Young woman feeding an impala

Aug 29, 2022

The Maymester of a Lifetime

During the summer, animal science major Beatrice Eddy experienced a once-in-a-lifetime chance to study the wildlife, customs and beauty of South Africa. 

Little girl on tractor at CALS Farm Animal Days

Apr 17, 2022

Five Things To Know About Farm Animal Days 2022

No matter how many times you've attended the longtime spring tradition at NC State University's Lake Wheeler Road Field Laboratory, here's what you absolutely need to know for your 2022 visit. 

cows in a field

Nov 11, 2021

Park Scholars Student Profile: Reagan Bustabad

NC State Park Scholar Reagan Bustabad shares her livestock and forestry summer research experience with CALS. 

Young woman in a red cap and gown holding a goat

May 4, 2020

On the Mooove: Grad Shauna Somerville’s CALS Dairy Story

When Shauna Somerville leaves NC State, she’ll have a bachelor’s degree in animal science and minors in agricultural business management and agroecology. Her path to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences all started with a crazy idea her mom had. 

A man and woman wearing an NC State t-shirt work on cattle research.

Apr 28, 2020

2019 Keller Award Winner, Becky Poole, Continues Her Passion for Cattle Research

Poole began her academic career at CALS pursuing a degree in animal science. Like many animal science majors, Poole went into the field with an interest in veterinary medicine, but soon realized just how many opportunities she had to choose from in the expansive field. 

Pig in a pigpen

Apr 17, 2020

An Innovative Approach With Existing Technology

Professors Jonathan Holt and Sierra Young are finding new ways of using existing technology to help pork producers more accurately determine weight in pigs. 

Aerial of Park Alumni building on Centennial Campus

Nov 6, 2019

Emerging Research Showcase Connects Faculty with Partners

In October, seven faculty members presented their innovative food animal research to potential industry partners at the second Emerging Research Showcase. 

Aug 26, 2019

Beef Field Day and Dedication Ceremony

The 2019 Beef Field Day and Dedication Ceremony will be on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at NC State University’s E. Carroll Joyner Beef Education Unit. Join us for educational programs showcasing the significant impact that the NC BEEF System has on our state, as well as celebrate the new naming of the E. Carroll Joyner Beef… 

A high school girl looks back over her shoulder with a skyline in the background.

Jul 10, 2019

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.