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NC State twirler Claudia Swauger during a football game halftime performance

Oct 13, 2022

Carter-Finley to the Netherlands: Claudia Swauger Twirls Her Way to the Top

CALS student Claudia Swauger is one of the first NC State twirlers to compete overseas. She came back with four gold medals. 

a man standing in a vineyard

Sep 20, 2022

Kyle Freedman: From Philosophy to Viticulture

North Carolina has over 250 vineyards and 150 wineries with an overall industry economic impact of over $2 billion per year. Kyle Freedman uses his passion for horticulture to bolster the industry through the study of grape production and winemaking. 

a woman wearing a masking presenting a presentation

Aug 19, 2022

Microbial Biotechnology Grad Student Interns at Novozymes

Kathryn Landry, a graduate student in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, worked with Novozymes to create sustainable household cleaners using microbes, combining her interest in science and the environment. 

NC State's Packapalooza

Aug 18, 2022

5 Must-Dos as a CALS, NC State Student Vol. 2

We’re back with a whole new list of must-dos as a CALS and NC State student. Whether you're new to campus, or just haven’t explored the surrounding area yet, here’s a list of must-dos this year. 

Two researchers holding up a petri dish.

Aug 15, 2022

The Power of Mentorship

Through intentional mentorship, industry training and job preparedness, FFAR Fellow Camilo H. Parada Rojas understands what it takes to get science to the field. 

Young woman in a corn field

Jul 29, 2022

FFAR Fellow Daniela Pezzini Develops Self-Knowledge for Career Success

The FFAR Fellows program encouraged self-awareness and fostered a path of success for Brazilian-born graduate student Daniela Pezzini. 

Suman Das posing with a volumetric pipette.

Jul 1, 2022

ALLI Bridges the Gap in Leadership Education

The ALLI program equips CALS graduate students with the leadership development training that reaches beyond technical expertise and hones in on emotional intelligence and enhanced working relationships. 

a brick building on a spring day

Jun 7, 2022

Four Incoming CALS Students Named Park Scholars

The four students were selected for the Park Scholarship out of more than 2,200 applicants. 

Selma Okyere-Badoo wearing her NC State graduation regalia

May 9, 2022

Selma Okyere-Badoo: Champion for Health Equity

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences graduate Selma Okyere-Badoo plans to use her love for learning about new cultures to improve language barriers in the healthcare industry. 

Young man kneeling on turfgrass

Apr 21, 2022

How TJ Jones Transformed from Naval Cook to Future Turfgrass Manager

Set to graduate in December 2022, TJ Jones' journey reveals a hopeful message that following your inner compass can lead to a greater sense of purpose and fulfillment.