Prestage Department of Poultry Science

Sep 10, 2020

Je’Juan Bryant: The Difference Scholarships Make

Je’Juan Bryant, a junior majoring in animal science, says getting a higher education would have been more stressful without scholarships. Thanks to support from our Pack, he can focus on what matters most — earning a degree and making a difference.

Sep 8, 2020

Batting 1000: Feed Milling Awarded Third DELTA Grant

DELTA Grants has announced the 2020-2021 awardees and there are a couple of familiar faces on the list. It’s grants, not baseball, but power hitters Adam Fahrenholz and Marissa Herchler are batting a thousand.

Aug 26, 2020

Curtis Appointed to USDA Food Safety Advisory Committee

Patricia Curtis, professor and department head of the Prestage Department of Poultry Science with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, will provide years of knowledgeable expertise and experience in a new appointment with the USDA.

Aug 14, 2020

Elaine Bohórquez Named as a Finalist for Top Hat’s Most Innovative Educator

In March 2020, Elaine Bohórquez was chosen as a finalist for Top Hat’s Most Innovative Educator Award. Top Hat is NC State’s enterprise-level student engagement tool. We caught up with Bohórquez to discuss her path to the nomination. 

Aug 10, 2020

Ken Anderson: The Good Egg

Ken Anderson’s work as a poultry scientist hasn’t been glamorous, but he's had an incredible impact on an industry important in North Carolina and beyond.

Jun 18, 2020  |  Faculty Focus

Faculty Focus: Ferket Works with Companies to Improve Poultry Health and Growth

Peter Ferket has spent more than 30 years working with many companies in the poultry, feed and allied industries to improve poultry health, nutrition and production efficiency.

May 26, 2020

Honoring a Legacy: Andrea Rubio Receives First Award in Honor of Dr. John Thomas Brake

A memorial endowment set up by the late Dr. John Brake's family honors his legacy and helps fund graduate student education. Andrea Rubio, the first recipient of the memorial graduate award, shares her journey.

May 21, 2020

How Long Can Viruses Survive in a Dead Body?

Ancient diseases, dead bodies, and why some viruses are tougher than others.

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.

Apr 14, 2020

From Student to Staff: Lisa O’Quinn Knows the Pack Inside and Out

What's it like to start a new job during a pandemic? Lisa O'Quinn, new CEU Research Technician with the Prestage Department of Poultry Science shares her unique perspective.