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.
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.
Devoted CALS Philanthropist William Prestage Passes Away
William “Bill” Prestage, the patriarch and founder of Prestage Farms, passed away on Oct. 10. Not only was he a pioneer in the turkey and swine processing industry, he was a dear friend and devout philanthropist to the Prestage Department of Poultry Science and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.