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Lynn Worley-Davis teaching students in one of her embryology labs

Mar 30, 2021

Laying the Foundation for an Agricultural Career

Lynn Worley-Davis has found her niche in teaching — educating the next generation about the importance of agriculture and the variety of career opportunities available to them. 

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. 

People in a processing plant

Jan 9, 2020

Teaching and Learning Beyond Campus: Poultry Processing

Pat Curtis and Rasha Qudsieh think outside the box when teaching poultry process and products. From field trips to baking, students applied what they were learning. 

CALS Poultry Science Extension's Dannica Wall and Marissa Herchler

Feb 25, 2019

Non-Traditional: Full-Time Student. And Parent. And Extension Employee. And…

National statistics show that "non-traditional" is increasingly the norm for students across the United States – in just one example, 75 percent of graduate students also work at least 30 hours a week. Over the next few months, we're highlighting some of our own amazing multi-taskers across CALS. 

Photo of a lady laughing outside

Nov 29, 2018

From 4-H’er To Newest Poultry Science Hire

The Prestage Department of Poultry Science welcomes Mary Fosnaught to the faculty as the 4-H and Youth Development Extension Associate. Step one: Bring all youth programs under one umbrella. 

Blue flag with a yellow stripe and black triangle, Bahamas flag

Oct 23, 2018

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. 

Zack Lowman CALS Outstanding Young Alumni Winner

Sep 19, 2018

“I Was Hooked:” Poultry Science’s Outstanding Young Alumni Winner Zack Lowman

Four years after leaving PDPS with both bachelors and masters degrees plus a Ph.D., it’s easy to see why Lowman was just named one of CALS’ 2018 Outstanding Young Alumni. 

PSSI Coleman Berry

Sep 10, 2018

Student Spotlight: Poultry Science’s Youngest Senior

With ten scholarships and 92 credit hours at age 18, Coleman Berry is the Prestage Department of Poultry Science's youngest rising senior. 

NC State CALS Prestage Department of Poultry Science's Poult Pickup

Jun 20, 2018

It’s “Cheep”: Poults (And Future State Fair Contenders) For NC Youth

Last week, parents, teachers, Extension workers and kids from across the state flocked to CALS' Poultry Teaching Unit to pick up baby turkeys – called "poults" – they hope to raise into prizewinners at the annual NC State Fair. 

Students work with turkey's at the Turkey unit off Lake Wheeler road. Photo by Marc Hall

May 22, 2018

“Don’t Be Afraid Of The Unknown”: Poultry Science’s Brooke Bartz

Graduate student Brooke Bartz studies the effects of LED lighting on bird behavior and performance — with fascinating results.