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Young men digging and filling a wheelbarrow

Dec 22, 2020

Giving Back: Kamal Bell and Sankofa Farms

Kamal Bell isn’t your stereotypical North Carolina farmer, and his Orange County farm isn’t your everyday farm. There, he’s not just farming, he’s also teaching — and doing both in ways aimed at raising the quality of life for people in his nearby hometown of Durham. 

May 7, 2020

Until We Meet Again

Ph.D. graduate Matthew Warren leaves a legacy of nutrition research and peer mentoring at NC State as he takes on a new biomedical science position. 

Man in a farm field talking to people at a field day

Oct 22, 2019

Brazilian Soybean Intern Stays, Just a Little Bit Longer

A graduate student in crop and sciences at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná in Brazil, Barros arrived at NC State to learn more about soybean cultivation in North Carolina and extended his stay for the friendships and new experiences. 

Man in lab coat cutting meat

Apr 18, 2019

Student Spotlight: Juan Ascencio Makes His Mark In Meat Contest

Juan Ascencio heads to Germany in May after winning seven medals in an international charcuterie contest. 

NC State grad student Brad O'Dell

Dec 15, 2017

Outstanding December Graduate: William Brad O’Dell

The first in his family to earn a college degree (and a Ph.D.), Brad O'Dell is an accomplished scientist who has big goals for his future. 

NC State corpse flower in bloom

Sep 28, 2016

Plant Puts Up a Big Stink at NC State University

NC State's corpse flower recently bloomed, sending out not just a big flower – one of the largest in the plant kingdom – but a big stink as well. 

Alsayed M. Mashaheet and mentor pose with research poster and award

Aug 29, 2016

Ph.D. student wins for national poster presentation

At the American Phytopathological Society's recent annual meeting, a poster presentation by NC State University Plant Pathology Ph.D. student Alsayed M. Mashaheet and his co-authors was among five winners of the 2016 APS Phytobiomes Journal Poster Award, sponsored by the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation. 

Aug 4, 2015

Protect native bees: Student’s tips

As an undergraduate in environmental studies, April Hamblin developed an interest in native bees. And she looked for a graduate education program that would allow her to study native bees and take insect-focused courses within a respected entomology department. She found all that and more at NC State’s Entomology Department, working in Dr. Steve Frank’s lab.