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Tom Ranney

Dec 8, 2020

2 Named Fellows of Inventors Academy

Two NC State faculty members, including Department of Horticultural Sciences' Tom Ranney, have been honored for their innovative work at the forefront of their disciplines. 

Head and shoulders shot of man against a white background

Apr 28, 2020

Longtime 4-H Friend and Author Wins Again

Longtime 4-H friend and supporter James W. Clark Jr. was recently named winner of the North Carolina Humanities Council’s prestigious John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities. 

Head and shoulders photo of Barry Goodwin outside.

May 2, 2018

Goodwin Wins Holladay Medal

Barry Goodwin, an Internationally recognized agricultural economist, receives NC State University’s highest faculty honor, the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence, while two others from CALS are recognized at NC State's annual Celebration of Faculty Excellence. 

Group of people in a tobacco field that's being harvested

Mar 5, 2018

Collins Wins Prestigious Watauga Medal

When North Carolina agricultural leaders talk about Watauga Medal Winner William K. Collins Sr., the accolades flow. 

Julieta Sherk seated in a patio. In the foreground: a statue of a medic aiding a wounded soldier.

Feb 17, 2017

Faculty Focus: Julieta Sherk Wins Fulbright Award

Julieta Sherk will head to Mexico next fall as a J. William Fulbright Global Scholar in Science and Technology. Learn more about her passion for landscape design as a vehicle for social change and improved community development. 

Joanna Massey Lelekacs beside an Extension local foods banner.

Nov 28, 2016

Faculty Focus: Local Food Leader Named N.C. Extension Educator of the Year

The oldest and largest sustainable agriculture organization in the Southeast has named Joanna Massey Lelekacs as its North Carolina Extension Educator of the Year. 

JC Raulston Arboretum seal by the Ruby McSwain building.

Oct 4, 2016

Raulston Inducted into Raleigh Hall of Fame

The late J.C. Raulston, who founded the university arboretum bearing his name, was among eight individuals recently inducted into the Raleigh Hall of Fame. 

Dr. Brian Whipker in a plant nursery.

Sep 30, 2016

Whipker Wins National Award

An NC State University professor who's an internationally acclaimed expert in the fields of plant growth regulators and plant nutrition recently won the Society of American Florists' Alex Laurie Award. 

Young child with sweet potato in farm field

Jul 12, 2016

CALS Alumni Win World Food Prize

Two NC State alumni are among the four winners of the 2016 World Food Prize, one of the most important and coveted international awards given in agriculture. 

Sirius Li

Jul 11, 2016

Li Wins Early Career Award

Dr. Xu “Sirius” Li, NC State University assistant professor of plant and microbial biology, was recently named a winner of the Phytochemical Society of North America’s Arthur C. Neish Young Investigator Award.