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Department of Animal Science

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May 21, 2024

Doctoral Students Tackle Impactful Research

Nicole Choquette and Emmanuel Lozada-Soto were recently named the recipients of the 2024 Kenneth R. Keller Research Award for excellence in doctoral dissertation research. 

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Apr 29, 2024

A Night of Recognition

Sixteen undergraduate and graduate students from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences were recognized for their outstanding scholarship, leadership, research and community outreach during the inaugural 2024 CALS Awards. 

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Mar 4, 2024

The Ripple Effect of Support

CALS alumna Beth Pugh Farrell reflects on getting involved, giving back and staying connected. 

NC State Memorial Belltower in the fall

Feb 23, 2024

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professors Announced

Twelve professors in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences were recently named William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professors. 

Student Leia Neely holds a cow calf.

Jan 29, 2024

Reducing Stigma Around Help for Mental Health

Drawing on personal experiences, animal science major and mental health ambassador Leia Neely encourages struggling students to reach out for help. 

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Jan 18, 2024

Meat Processing: Educating the Next Generation

This episode of the Farms, Food and You podcast explores the meat processing industry, the challenge it faces in finding trained workers, and how the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is working to help meet that need. 

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Jan 9, 2024

Real-Life Research Unlocks New Possibilities for Animal Science Major

Working on real-life animal science research as an undergraduate has opened up new career possibilities in animal science major Paige Meisner. 

McKenzie at the Dance of the Harvest Moon Powwow

Nov 14, 2023

CALS Student Grows Native American Unity and Community on Campus

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, meet McKenzie Cummings, a CALS senior and member of the Lumbee Tribe who has helped grow Native American communities at NC State. 

Olivia Mabe with her cow at the State Fair

Oct 11, 2023

Show Time at the State Fair

On this episode of the Farms, Food and You podcast, hear from CALS junior Olivia Mabe, who will be showing her halter-trained heifer at the North Carolina State Fair. Learn what makes a prize-winning cow and why you and your family should take a break from the rides, games and fried treats to check out the exhibition. 

Ashlyn Ramsey wearing an NC State sweatshirt in a barn with cows

Jul 25, 2023

The Coolest Summer Internship

Animal science student Ashlyn Ramsey is exploring the dairy industry — and sampling ice cream and cheese — this summer at Looking Glass Creamery in Polk County.