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Apr 14, 2021

Ashley Yow and Perfecting the Pineapple

Ashley Yow, a Horticultural Science fruit plant breeding student, is known affectionately by her lab cohorts as “Ms. Pineapple.” She is respected for her eagerness to learn, organizational skills, and passion for her work. 

Maggie Short standing in a hemp field

Mar 16, 2021

Maggie Short: NC State Provides Vast Opportunities

An array of opportunities, including receiving merit-based scholarships, led Maggie Short to NC State. 

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Mar 3, 2021

Meg Anderson Talks About Teamwork, Community and Being an Ambassador

Serving as an Ambassador for the Agricultural Business Management program kept Meg Anderson connected to her peers even when campus was closed. 

Two students wearing masks while on laptops

Mar 1, 2021

New Counseling Program Aims to Support CALS Students

The recent increase in mental health struggles for both college students and those in the agricultural industry has prompted the CALS administration, in participation with the Counseling Center, to proudly offer a new program designed to provide counseling services to undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

A young man carrying a backpack plays a string instrument while walking along a pathway next to a dog.

Feb 24, 2021

Senior Ben Rose Shares Unique Journey to CALS

Crop and Soil Sciences students follow different routes in their academic journey, but their goal of agricultural and environmental impact is the same. We caught up with Ben Rose, a senior undergraduate soil science major to learn about his winding academic journey and future plans. 

A group photo of 8 students from Fusion Dance Crew wearing protective face masks

Feb 22, 2021

Finding Your Wolfpack: Student Organizations

Connecting on campus may be a challenge this year, but NC State’s 600+ student organizations are here to help. 

A person goes for a jog in the morning.

Jan 12, 2021

Study Finds Risk Factors Linked to COVID-19 Mental Health Impacts for College Students

A study of students at seven U.S. universities identified risk factors for greater mental health impacts linked to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Caramel sauce being poured into glass jars.

Dec 22, 2020

Sweet Additions for Your Favorite Ice Cream

The NC State Food Science Club has created original sauce toppings for your favorite scoop of Howling Cow. 

Sarah Maddry wearing her gown and other graduation regalia.

Dec 8, 2020

Sarah Maddry: Finding a Career Opportunity in Challenging Times

Despite a global pandemic, NC State CALS graduate and former Ag Institute Ambassador Sarah Maddry couldn't have asked for a better senior year. 

Shelby Ferrel holding a sign explaining why agriculture is important.

Dec 4, 2020

Shelby Ferrell: From Oaks Leadership to Plant Progeny

While Shelby Ferrell graduates with a bachelor's degree in agricultural science during a pandemic, she reflects on many favorite experiences of in-person classes and adapting to an “unreal” year online.