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A young man wearing protective lab gear in a lab

Dec 17, 2021

CALS Student Spencer Haroldson Works to Improve Food Security

You don't have to grow up on a farm to work in agriculture. Spencer Haroldson, a junior crop biotechnology major, is motivated to improve food security by solving biological issues. 

a young woman standing in a garden

Dec 9, 2021

Amanda Lay-Walters: Sustainability in Small Fruit Production

After being named a Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) Fellow, Amanda Lay-Walters is seeking to improve farming systems and make them more sustainable. 

NC State twirler Claudia Swauger during a football game halftime performance

Nov 30, 2021

Using Nutrition Science to Help Physical Therapy Patients

NC State student and Wolfpack twirler Claudia Swauger hopes to use nutrition science as a way to help future physical therapy patients. 

Students look for study spots in Talley Student Union.

Nov 30, 2021

CALS Guide to Conquering Exam Week Stress

We’ve created a quick guide to help students navigate through what can be a stressful time: exam week. 

White plates stacked on a table

Nov 22, 2021

The Hunger Banquet

With Thanksgiving close at hand, professor Bob Patterson holds a hunger banquet to teach the contrast of global food insecurity to his freshman exploratory studies class. 

cows in a field

Nov 11, 2021

Park Scholars Student Profile: Reagan Bustabad

NC State Park Scholar Reagan Bustabad shares her livestock and forestry summer research experience with CALS. 

Professor Kim Allen

Oct 5, 2021

Temperature Check on Fall Semester

There is a big difference between preparing an effective online course and simply recording lectures. Kimberly Allen, the new associate director of academic programs, provided some insight on how this semester is going. 

students participate in Clifton Strengths

Oct 1, 2021

Students Find Their Strengths With Noodles and Marshmallows

A fun and competitive activity - creating the tallest noodle tower in class - was also an exercise in self-awareness and professional development for students in ARE 290. 

NC State's Memorial belltower on main campus.

Sep 3, 2021

Ivey Brewer: FFA Shaped My Career in Ag Education

Ivey Brewer talks about growing up in a farming community and how FFA shaped her into the woman she is today. She recently was named NC State's Student Teacher of the Year. 

Latisha Judd speaking with students about MANRRS

Aug 24, 2021

MANRRS Opens Doors

Animal Sciences’ Latisha Judd and two CALS students are breathing new life into NC State University’s MANRRS chapter. The program promotes academic and professional advancement by empowering minorities in agriculture, natural resources and related sciences.