Animal Science

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.

Jun 10, 2019

Rhinos On The Resume: International Experience Bolsters Future Plans

When wildlife conservation students step off the plane into South Africa, they walk into long days, hard work – and a pre-veterinary experience like no other.

Dec 31, 2018

CALS New Year’s Resolutions

Having a hard time coming up with a New Year’s resolution for 2019? Several faculty members from NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences recently shared suggestions from their areas of expertise.

Dec 11, 2018

Update: From Factory Floor To First-Generation College Student…To Graduation

Animal Science's Selena Ibarra has made it to graduation. It wasn't easy – but luckily, if there's one thing her life has taught her how to handle, it's hard work.

Oct 23, 2018

The Bahamas Meets Patterson Hall: Ambassador, Officials Visit CALS

A high-level delegation from The Bahamas met with CALS researchers and administration to discuss technology, marine sciences and education.

Sep 13, 2018

Transforming Tragedy Into Triumph

When a high school rodeo accident left her paralyzed from the neck down, Animal Science’s Kelly Blanton was still determined to attend her dream college – but broadened her focus to help others. By combining her love of animals with her passion for the counseling that shone through her dark time, Kelly is now a dual-disciplinary powerhouse.

Sep 13, 2018

Sister Act

The five Harward sisters run their growing independent beef operation from their family farm in western North Carolina, led by eldest sisters (and CALS grads) Brooke and Catherine.

Sep 12, 2018

Got Sheep? Want A Solar Farm?

Many solar energy companies have started leasing land from farmers to build solar farms – and hiring sheep to control ground cover. The trend has been a revitalizing force in the North Carolina sheep industry.

Sep 5, 2018

4-H’ers Ride To Championship Victory – Together

Vying against top 4-H equine competitors from 13 states, Team North Carolina earned top honors in both riding and educational contests.

Aug 2, 2018

Multidisciplinary Maven: Animal Science’s Sabriya Dobbins

Growing up in Fayetteville, Sabriya Dobbins always wanted to go to NC State and become a veterinarian. She made it to CALS as a Jefferson Scholar and a Caldwell Fellow. And she realized that her calling was different, and more diverse, than expected.