Prestage Department of Poultry Science

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.

Feb 6, 2020

A Sheep-ish Exit: Dan Campeau Retires

In December, NC State Extension and PDPS said goodbye to Dan Campeau, as he retired after 32 years with Extension. Learn how he's staying busy.

Jan 23, 2020

Alumna Shares Journey to Landing Dream Job

Poultry science alum Caitlin Rivord talks about her work experiences and what she recommends for current students.

Aug 14, 2019

Teaching With Passion: Poultry Science Grad Student Michael Warren

Prestage Department of Poultry Science's Matthew Warren is a "dynamic, engaging student and instructor" who brings energy and enthusiasm to his work both inside and outside the classroom.

Jul 15, 2019

Youth Partner With Food Banks In Chicken Project

It doesn’t get more local than the Coastal Plains Chicken Project: aided by the Prestage Department of Poultry Science, the chickens were raised by local youth, processed by local experts and distributed to local food banks.

May 21, 2019

Beloved Teacher and Advisor Carm Parkhurst Passes Away

Award-winning Professor Emeritus Carm Parkhurst of the Prestage Department of Poultry Science passed away on May 19 at age 77. He joined the faculty in 1971 and continued to teach and work after retiring in 2008.