On his path toward a career in international development, Mark Watson has built an expansive portfolio. He's earned three majors, two minors and two concentrations; gained research experience in Lima, Peru, and at NC State; and developed and led a student club on the cutting-edge practice of vertical farming.
Two blueberry researchers cross continents to forge a partnership aimed at improving what’s already considered a superfood.
Horsing Around in Ireland
NC State students on a study-abroad trip to Ireland’s world-renowned equine industry expected to learn about horses. But that's not all they learned about.
Patterson and Ristaino Receive Awards for International Impact
Congratulation to CALS faculty members Bob Patterson and Jean Ristaino, who were honored recently at NC State’s annual Global Engagement Exposition.
PDPS to Prague: Senior Hannah Lunsford’s “Leap of Faith”
Rising senior Hannah Lunsford just returned from a study abroad program in Prague. She talks about her experiences there, how she came to the Prestage Department of Poultry Science and what she plans to do next.
The Bahamas Meets Patterson Hall: Ambassador, Officials Visit CALS
A high-level delegation from The Bahamas met with CALS researchers and administration to discuss technology, marine sciences and education.
Peru Partnership Focuses on Aquaculture, Fisheries
A new partnership with Peru will open doors for the country’s aquaculture and fisheries industries while providing unique opportunities for faculty and students.
Bosnia and Herzegovina: From a Short-Term Training Program to Long-Term Collaborations
Over the past few months, an exciting and unexpected collaboration has blossomed between CALS faculty members and the dairy industry of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Fieldwork in Africa Informs Science – and Changes a Scientist
William Sharpee, a postdoctoral scientist in NC State’s Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, describes his life-changing work in Kenya to help farmers manage cassava mosaic disease.
Student Spotlight: ‘Plant Research Immediately Impacts People’
After a summer undergraduate research experience with a leading NC State plant scientist, Catherine Doyle was hooked. The Ph.D. student traveled to Tanzania to see the problems posed by cassava mosaic disease.