Science enthusiasts raise a pint at Tir Na Nog
A group of faithful science enthusiasts gathered Tuesday night at Tir Na Nog pub in downtown Raleigh to raise a pint and hear scientists from the SE Climate Science Center talk about global climate change.
Agbiosciences drive economic growth, job creation in the Southern U.S.
Amid news of a still sputtering U.S. economic recovery, a report released today shows the nation’s agbioscience industries are growing, especially in the South. According to a Battelle study, agriculture, forestry and fisheries production generates $240 billion in regional economic activity within the Southern region and supports over 2.2 million jobs with labor income totaling $62 billion.
Day four on the dean's tour: Wilson, Greenville and Columbia
Nearly 100 people came together Oct. 30 to welcome the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ new dean, Dr. Richard Linton, to northeastern North Carolina and to share their ideas on the College’s future.
Message from Dean Wynne
In a memo to CALS faculty and staff, Dean Johnny C. Wynne discusses the creation of a College of Sciences at N.C. State and the process to be followed over coming months for identifying faculty members who will reside in that college.
Protecting poultry from Salmonella
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences researchers are working to develop a vaccine that would protect poultry – and by extension people who eat chickens and eggs – from Salmonella.
Fresh off the Bench
Eager instructors, ‘cool courses’ and the very latest from the lab are the benefits of the Biotechnology Program’s unique teaching postdoctoral fellowship.
Biodiversity project maps urban ants
An innovative project from the CALS Department of Biology is tapping into the curiosity of young and old -- and all ages in between -- in an attempt to map the ants living in urban areas across the United States.
Bringing science to life
It’s an exciting time in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, a time when researchers are rapidly advancing our understanding of plants, animals, people and the world they live in – and a time when this knowledge is generating innovative solutions to some of the greatest challenges that face our state, nation and world.
Coming in April: ‘Stewards of the Future’ research conference
Nobel Laureate Dr. Phillip A. Sharp and Juan Enriquez of Excel Venture Management will headline the conference “Stewards of the Future: Research for Human Health and Global Sustainability.”
Kimberly Spence studies potential effects of fracking
After her summer internship with Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumna Kimberly Spence is more certain than ever of her decision to pursue a career in public health.