Education Beyond the Classroom
Nutrition science student Krupa Trivedi spent her summer in India and Kenya researching the importance of human donor milk banks and the relationship between health issues and female empowerment.
One Student, a World of Opportunity
In two life-changing experiences in Guatemala, CALS senior Kati Scruggs did everything from researching maize to administering meals and vitamins to children in need.
Exploratory Trip to Mexico Furthers Cassava Project
Trino Ascencio-Ibanez of the Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry forged collaborations and made significant headway in Mexico on a Gates Foundation-funded project that tackles cassava mosaic disease.
Notes From Tanzania: A Farmer’s Story from the Field
In her fourth "Notes from Tanzania," grad student Catherine Doyle explains how surveys are helping scientists and farmers battle two important diseases affecting cassava.
CALS, Premex Build Synergistic Relationship
An NC State partnership with international animal nutrition company extends beyond workforce development to research sponsorship and philanthropy.
Tackling Cassava Mosaic Disease: One Week in Tanzania
NC State Ph.D. student Catherine Doyle had seen infected cassava in a lab, but a trip to Tanzania allowed her to connect that work to what's happening in the field. Read more in this second in a series of posts on her journey to help defeat cassava mosaic disease.
Meeting Deepens Plant Science Collaboration Between VIB and NC State
The plant science partnership formally forged last year between NC State University and VIB, a key European research institute, is growing.
I AM CALS — Harry Palmer
Using only machetes, hoes and their bare hands, Harry Palmer and his squad of volunteers created a working farm — in under two months — for a Ghana school serving low-income students.
Students Soar in Multicultural Scholars Program
A unique scholarship program provides opportunities for outstanding students from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the food and agricultural sciences.
Faculty Focus: Cisneros on CALS’ International Impact
Jose Cisneros drives CALS' efforts to expand its global reach and impact.