VetPAC makes history as hundreds of pre-vet students travel to N.C. State to attend the largest and most activity-packed ever APVMA national symposium.
Farm Animal Days puts children, animals in proximity
March may have come in like a lamb this year, but for more than 10,000 children and adults who attended Farm Animal Days, it went out like chickens and turkeys and horses and cows, rabbits, pigs and, well, there were lambs too.
Student Perspectives: Rachel Turner
In this audio slideshow, CALS senior and aspiring conservation veterinarian Rachel Turner discusses her published research on equine colic as well as an internship that took her to Sri Lanka to work with elephants.
Mowrey endowment established to support 4-H horse program
After 30 years of service to the N.C. 4-H Horse Program, Dr. Bob Mowrey retired in January and established an endowment that will continue to provide support for the program and young people he nurtured for many years.
Workshop for women focuses on handling cattle
North Carolina Cooperative Extension provides workshops for women on low-stress cattle handling techniques and other topics related to beef cattle.
Word whiz: CALS student wins national medical terminology contest
Words like retinoblastoma, dysphonia and hepatologist may be more than a mouthful for most, but for College of Agriculture and Life Sciences sophomore Erin Beasley, knowing words like these landed her a trip to Orlando, Fla., where she became a national champion with Health Occupations Students of America.
VetPAC networking event draws record attendance
More than 100 pre-veterinary track students took advantage of the opportunity to hear from a diverse range of veterinary professionals Jan. 31, at the annual networking event hosted by the Veterinary Professions Advising Center.
Student Perspectives: Kristen Glosson
Guilford County native Kristen Glosson is creating new options for dairy farmers through her nutrition and animal science research at a newly enhanced dairy unit that's part of N.C. State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. As she pursues her master's degree, Glosson focuses on increasing the nutrient density of pasteurized whole milk for calves.
Huntington named Animal Science Fellow
The American Society of Animal Science has honored Dr. Gerald Huntington, professor emeritus in the Department of Animal Science, for his contributions to animal science. Huntington accepted the society’s Fellow Award July 9 during the organization’s annual meeting in Indianapolis.
Farm Animal Days draws nearly 10,000
Neither rainy weather nor muddy fields could keep the crowds away from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ annual Farm Animal Days event, designed to give children an up-close-and-personal experience with animal agriculture.