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N.C. PSI faculty in a field in front of a large machine

Oct 27, 2022

Lab Rats to Field Mice: The N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative’s Inaugural Backroad Tour

22 N.C. PSI faculty were brought out to the fields of North Carolina to hear from growers and commodity board leaders about the grand challenges they face in agriculture. 

a woman teaching a class of students

Oct 10, 2022

CEFS Names Michelle Schroeder-Moreno as New Director

Michelle Schroeder-Moreno has been a faculty member in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences and part of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems since 2004. 

Allyson Farmer

Oct 9, 2022

Allyson Farmer Joins CALS Advancement to Bolster Support for 4-H, FFA

Allyson Brake Farmer joined CALS Advancement on Oct. 3 as its new associate director of leadership annual giving for the 4-H and FFA programs. 

Front exterior of Patterson Hall

Apr 11, 2022

Update on Search for Next Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Dean Louis Martin-Vega shares an update on the search for the next dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

a brick building on a spring day

Jan 26, 2022

Search for Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Now Underway

An open search for the dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is now underway. As previously noted, Dean Rich Linton will step down February 15 to become the president of Kansas State University. John Dole, associate dean and director for academic programs, will serve as interim dean effective February 16. 

Memorial Belltower

Jan 20, 2022

Rob Dunn Named Interim Senior Vice Provost for University Interdisciplinary Programs

Rob Dunn has been named Interim Senior Vice Provost for University Interdisciplinary Programs, effective January 17. Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Warwick Arden made the announcement today. 

drone photo of farm fields, facilities, and a pond

Jan 6, 2022

John Dole Named Interim Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

John Dole has been appointed Interim Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, effective February 16, after Richard Linton’s departure from the position to become president of Kansas State University. 

One corner of the Centennial Gateway against a cloud-filled sky

Dec 17, 2021

Silliman to Retire After 20 Years of Service With NC Cooperative Extension

After 20 years of service to NC Cooperative Extension, Ben Silliman is retiring. He talks about his experiences with NC State and how he hopes to look for additional opportunities to teach, encourage and grow during his retirement. 

Richard Linton

Dec 3, 2021

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Richard Linton to Step Down

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Richard Linton has announced that he will step down from his position at NC State in mid-February 2022 to become the president of Kansas State. 

A group of people holding up NC State Wolfears

Nov 12, 2021

Aaron Kiess: Focusing on Direct Industry Impact

Aaron Kiess, newly named Braswell Family Distinguished Professor in Commercial Layer Management, Physiology, or Nutrition, looks forward to conducting impactful research that will benefit the commercial layer industry in North Carolina.