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Sep 21, 2021

Crop and Soil Science Seminar – Student Symposium, part 1

More Information to come Wed Oct 20, 2021 3:30pm – 5pm 2215 Williams Hall and Zoom 

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Sep 3, 2021

Redpath Unlocks Doors to Faster Blueberry Breeding

In her doctoral research, Lauren Redpath searches for genetic keys for better blueberries. At the same time, she’s using skills she’s learned at NC State to kickstart her plant improvement career. 

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Aug 10, 2021

Bangladesh to NC State: A Student’s Journey to CALS

Md Mahfuz Islam waited for six months and traveled over 8,000 miles to become an NC State soil science graduate student. Now nothing can stop him. 


Jul 26, 2021

Power of Plants: Ph.D. Student Imani Madison

From studying cell differentiation in plants to building an inclusive community for plant biologists, NC State's Imani Madison is making a difference. 

Enrique Pena Martinez

Jul 23, 2021

Student Finds Family and High-Flying Fulfillment in BAE

Inspired by his grandfather, Enrique Pena Martinez always knew he wanted to study agriculture. He's one of three Ph.D. students recently designated as a Sweet Fellow. 

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Jul 19, 2021

Nettie Baugher Gets Hands-on with Horticulture Research

For NC Cooperative Extension Agent Nettie Baugher, NC State's online Master of Horticultural Science program offered the best of both worlds. 

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Jul 2, 2021

Filling the Blanks in Regulatory Science

Jessica Vigna, a state regulatory manager leading a small team at Adama, is taking elective classes in the graduate-level Regulatory Science in Agriculture certificate program. 

Woman holding a cat in an animal shelter

May 21, 2021

Microbiome Research: What Makes a Healthy Cat?

What factors affect the types of microbes in a cat's gut? And how does that relate to their health? A first-of-its-kind study at NC State aims for answers. 

Kira Sims.

May 13, 2021

Kira Sims: Cultivating Balance in Online Courses

Kira Sims chose to pursue a doctoral degree in horticultural science from NC State because the program allowed her the flexibility to work full time, take online classes, and maintain in-person collaboration. 

Molly Crum

May 13, 2021

Graduate Student Balances Career, Master’s Program

Molly Crum's passion for learning inspired her to pursue a Master of Youth, Family, and Community Sciences from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.