Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences

May 14, 2020

There’s No Stopping Rachel Brown

Throughout her time at NC State, recent graduate Brown has been contributed eagerly and often to the college community and to the growth of school students. Not even the COVID-19 pandemic could slow her momentum.

Apr 29, 2020

Mission to Serve: Meghan Montemurro on Combating Homelessness

During these unprecedented times, NC State graduate student Meghan Montemurro has remained steadfast in her mission to help the homeless find safe housing.

Mar 26, 2020

Moving Classes Online: Tips From Professor Kim Allen

NC State Extension specialist and associate professor Kim Allen has taught classes online for 10 years. She provides several tips for how to transition your classes online.

Dec 5, 2019

New N.C. Guide Offers Strategies to Lower Rate of Overweight, Obesity

A North Carolina partnership issues a new plan to help address high rates of overweight and obesity. NC State University’s Carolyn Dunn led the effort.

Jul 30, 2019

“Mr. Christmas” is N.C. Farmer of the Year: CALS’ Own Johnny Wishon

In the mountains near Sparta, they call him “Mr. Christmas,” but these days, NC State alum and Christmas-tree farmer Johnny Wishon is known as North Carolina’s 2019 Farmer of the Year.

Jul 2, 2019

Burgers Done Right

Plan on firing up the grill for Independence Day? If you'll be making hamburgers, check out our food safety pointers first.

May 28, 2019

Could The Stanley Cup Spread Disease?

Since the Stanley Cup was first awarded to hockey champions in 1893, one of its many traditions is for members of the winning team to drink from the Cup. For CALS food safety experts, that raises the question: could the Stanley Cup spread disease?

Aug 21, 2018

“Realization of a Dream”: NC FFA Center Breaks Ground on New Dormitory

On an early August afternoon along the banks of White Lake in Bladen County, North Carolina, state FFA leaders, youth, educators and corporate supporters gathered to celebrate the ground-breaking of a new female dormitory at the NC FFA Center.

Jul 10, 2018

Student Spotlight: Researching Autism and Grief

Temple Grandin's recent lecture at NC State not only relates to Danielle Pennington's personal life, but also informs her research at NC State, which is focused on autism and grief. We spoke with this AHS student about her goals, autism and Grandin’s visit.

Jun 13, 2018

CALS Alumna Credits Online Program for Career Preparedness, Success

NC State alumna Rasha El-Beshti works as a program evaluator in the research and evaluation division for Contracting Resources Group Inc. El-Beshti credits much of her success to NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences online Youth, Family, and Community Sciences program.