Kristin Sargent

Jul 8, 2022

I AM CALS: Dannica Wall

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences staff member Dannica Wall made history this spring when she became the first Black female to earn a Ph.D. from the Prestage Department of Poultry Science.

Jun 20, 2022

Ferket Named Interim Department Head of Poultry Science

William Neal Reynolds professor Peter Ferket has been tapped to temporarily lead the Prestage Department of Poultry Science.

May 20, 2022

Poultry Science’s Curtis Praised for Transformative Leadership

After more than 30 years working in higher education, 15 of those years at North Carolina State University, Patricia Curtis, department head for the Prestage Department of Poultry Science, is retiring beginning July 1.

Nov 12, 2021

Aaron Kiess: Focusing on Direct Industry Impact

Aaron Kiess, newly named Braswell Family Distinguished Professor in Commercial Layer Management, Physiology, or Nutrition, looks forward to conducting impactful research that will benefit the commercial layer industry in North Carolina.

Jul 19, 2021

Hatching a Future

For Ebony Harris, NC State was the only school for her. Now she's making a name for herself in the poultry industry at Perdue.

May 11, 2021

Peyton Tipton: Discovering a Passion for Poultry Science

Peyton Tipton came to NC State for a degree in biology and quickly discovered her passion for poultry science. Upon graduation, the CALS graduate will work toward a Master of Physiology.

May 5, 2021

Alex Blanchard: Going the Extra Mile

Alex Blanchard never saw herself being in college for five years, but the CALS student says it was worth it to walk away with not one, but two degrees in May.

Mar 23, 2021

Laying the Foundation for an Agricultural Career

Lynn Worley-Davis has found her niche in teaching — educating the next generation about the importance of agriculture and the variety of career opportunities available to them.

Feb 18, 2021

Golden LEAF Awards Ag Institute Nearly $1M

NC State’s Agricultural Institute will use the funds from the Golden LEAF Foundation to support the animal industry by expanding the pipeline of available talent for jobs.

Dec 11, 2020

CALS’ Quick Guide for the Holidays

You’re four steps away from a brighter, better-tasting season.