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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. 

May 11, 2018

Outstanding CALS Grad: Poultry Science’s Ben Alig

When Ben Alig graduates from the Prestage Department of Poultry Science, the CALS Outstanding Senior Award winner won't have to travel far to take his next step. 

Talley

Mar 6, 2018

Talley-ing Up The Turkey Unit

Thanks to a visionary gift from the Talley family, the newly named Windell and Judy Talley Turkey Education Unit will boast renovations to improve biosecurity, decrease labor costs and boost turkey research productivity. 

CALS Poultry Science Alum Diego Bohorquez Gives a TED Talk

Jan 18, 2018

How To Give A TED Talk: Poultry Science Alum Diego Bohórquez

CALS' own Diego Bohórquez takes us behind the scenes of one of the most prestigious — and competitive — events in the world. 

CALS Animal Science and Poultry Science grad Chandler Keck

Dec 4, 2017

Outstanding December Graduate: Chandler Keck

At CALS, Chandler Keck found a lot of unexpected twists and turns — and the opportunity to explore them all. He graduates this December with a double major in animal and poultry sciences. 

CALS Magazine Four new department heads

Oct 25, 2017

CALS Behind-The-Scenes: Visionary Leadership

We write a lot about our great faculty and students here at CALS — but out of the public eye, our staff and administration grow talent and opportunities on campus and across the state. Here’s a glimpse into the strategic thinking of our four new department heads and their grand vision for what's next.