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Dec 30, 2021

Kylie Rymanowicz Applies Knowledge and Skills to Support Families

Kylie Rymanowicz worked with families in a variety of contexts throughout her career, and found that graduate studies in family life education at NC State was the perfect complement to her work. 

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Dec 20, 2021

The Horticultural Hats of Brandon Huber

Brandon Huber, now the lead scientist with Ag Eye Technologies, wore many hats during his time as a graduate student with the Department of Horticultural Science, including growing and sharing Lupin the corpse flower. 

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Oct 26, 2021

Healthy Start: Alumna Virginia Stage Adds Science, Nutrition in Preschool

NC State alumna Virginia Stage, a nutrition researcher, leads programs to introduce science and nutrition in preschool. 

Graduate student in greenhouse with plants.

Oct 25, 2021

Graduate Mentorship Program Extended for Future Cohorts

It’s challenging for employers who require candidates with doctorates and the professional skills needed for team-based research. The recently extended Rockey FFAR Fellows program helps fill that gap. 

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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.