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Food Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science

Mar 10, 2021

Beloved Dairy Researcher Klaenhammer Dies

Probiotics pioneer Todd R. Klaenhammer, an NC State faculty member for 40 years and the first food scientist to be elected to the National Academy of Sciences, died March 6. 

Jan 29, 2019

What Happens When You Run On An Empty Stomach?

Every year, thousands of runners take part in the Krispy Kreme Challenge: run 2.5 miles through downtown Raleigh, from NC State University to a Krispy Kreme store, consume a dozen donuts, and run back again. This raises some interesting questions. 

woman in cap and gown with "wolf hands"

Dec 14, 2018

Next Up: Americorps

CALS opened troves of opportunities for graduating senior Kati Scruggs, from ethnographic research in the western highlands of Guatemala to leading the 2017 Krispy Kreme Challenge. 

NCSU's Clint Stevenson of Food Safety Online Learning

Dec 3, 2018

From Hazard Analysis To Safer Cheesemaking: Clint Stevenson Expands Online Outreach

Food Science's Clint Stevenson and team have created a successful outreach program in food safety for the food manufacturing industry. The non-credit courses are a product of WolfWare Outreach — the enterprise-level learning management system used to host online, non-credit, fee-based offerings. 

Food Science Scholars CALS

Nov 13, 2018

Food Science Focus In New Scholars Program

Eight students from seven different universities gain unique hands-on experience at NC State as part of the Food Science Education and Extension Summer Scholars Program. 

Sharp Farms' Sweet Potato Pork Sausage CALS

Sep 13, 2018

The Business Of Sausage

Two North Carolina farmers wanted to merge two of their biggest commodities into a unique new product – and a food science class transformed into a team of entrepreneurs. 

CALS grad Michael Lloyd Num Num Sauce

Sep 13, 2018

“I Like To Find My Own Way”: Num Num Sauce Entrepreneur Michael Lloyd

While working on his Food Science Ph.D., Michael Lloyd asked himself, "What can I do to find fulfillment?" You might have seen his answer at Whole Foods and Fresh Market: Num Num Sauce. 

Oct 25, 2017

Our (Possible) Genetic Futures

The sciences of gene editing are full of both possibility and controversy. At CALS, ethics, engagement and public policy have become as much part of the gene editing conversation as Cas9 proteins and gene drives. 

Irrigating a tobacco field

Oct 25, 2017

Talking the (Plant) Talk

One day soon, tiny electronic sensors will translate the language of plants and send waves of data to growers, giving a heads-up at their crops’ first talk of trouble. Thanks to the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative, our cross-college partnership is leading the way. 

Oct 25, 2017

The Dean’s Round Table: Facing The Future

CALS Dean Richard Linton gathers a panel of experts on industry, public policy, food processing, farming and more to discuss and debate what may lie ahead for North Carolina and for CALS itself.