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Sep 13, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: Are mRNA Vaccines Going to Replace Other Vaccines?

There are many reasons mRNA vaccines are unlikely to replace other technologies any time soon. 

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Sep 2, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: Are COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters Ethical?

What about vaccine mandates? And when can we vaccinate kids? 

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Aug 27, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: What is a Vaccine Booster? And Why Might I Need One?

Yes, vaccines work. And, yes, you might also need a booster shot. 

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Jul 19, 2021

Hatching a Future

For Ebony Harris, NC State was the only school for her. Now she's making a name for herself in the poultry industry at Perdue. 

Peyton Tipton wearing her NC State undergraduate regalia

May 11, 2021

Peyton Tipton: Discovering a Passion for Poultry Science

Peyton Tipton came to NC State for a degree in biology and quickly discovered her passion for poultry science. Upon graduation, the CALS graduate will work toward a Master of Physiology. 

Alex Blanchard wearing her red graduation cap and holding up wolf ears.

May 5, 2021

Alex Blanchard: Going the Extra Mile

Alex Blanchard never saw herself being in college for five years, but the CALS student says it was worth it to walk away with not one, but two degrees in May. 

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Apr 9, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: Which Vaccine Should I Get? Does It Matter?

You have vaccine questions. We have answers. 

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. 

Lin Walker looking through a microscope in a lab

Mar 8, 2021

Lin Walker Brings Applied Research Passion to CALS, Poultry Extension

Food safety is an important, ongoing concern for poultry producers and consumers. PDPS is happy to announce Lin Walker as our new Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist focusing on applied microbiology. 

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Jan 21, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: Vaccination Rates and New Mutations of the Virus

Let's talk about mutations to the virus that causes COVID-19.