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Kristin Sargent

graduate student Bhavisha Gulabrai holding a chicken

Apr 1, 2023

Creating a New Narrative

Animal welfare has been a hot topic for years, and it’s something Bhavisha Gulabrai is passionate about. As a graduate student in the Prestage Department of Poultry Science, she’s preparing… 

student in cap and gown by wolf statue

Dec 6, 2022

Ph.D. Student Wants to Fill the Need for Feed Research

NC State CALS Ph.D. student Andrea Rubio loves working with animals too much to trade up her dusty T-shirts and boots for a more professional look post-graduation this fall. 

woman holding award next to three other people

Oct 28, 2022

Food Safety a ‘Labor of Love’ for CALS Alumna

Improving our food system is a priority for College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumna Caitlin Boon. A former employee with the Food and Drug Administration, Boon is now ready to tackle new challenges as she continues to keep our food safe and healthy. 

Poultry Science PHD Graduate, Dannica Walls, with her a gaze on a flower in her hands

Jul 8, 2022

I AM CALS: Dannica Wall

Dannica Wall never imagined she’d make history one day. But the NC State University graduate student and staff member is on track to do just that when she becomes the first… 

Dannica Wall with chicken

Jun 24, 2022

I AM CALS: Dannica Wall

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences staff member Dannica Wall will make history when she becomes 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. 

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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. 

Oct 29, 2021

JT Pope: Keeping Hens Healthy

A career in the poultry industry was meant to be for JT Pope. The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumnus and current nutritionist with the House of Raeford says it all started when he was 13 years old. 

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.