Student Spotlight

Sep 16, 2020

COVID Can’t Stop the Learning: Interning During a Pandemic

Summer is normally a busy time for poultry science undergraduates, with many heading into internships. This year was a little less straightforward. Hear from students how COVID-19 impacted their plans.

Jul 17, 2020

All About Ammonia: New Research Could Improve Human Health and Animal Ag

Ammonia and myostatin have a complex relationship. Understanding it could help people with liver disease and poultry producers get more meat to more people. That's where Emily Miramontes comes in.

May 9, 2019

Senior Brittany Wall’s Poultry – Not Poetry – Journey

When you're the first in your family, college graduation is extra special. Senior Brittany Wall will finish the first leg of her CALS journey with her B.S. in Poultry (not poetry!) Science on May 11.

Sep 7, 2018

Wolves to Wolfpack: “Freshman” Coleman Berry

What makes new PDPS undergrad Coleman Berry stand out in a stand-out crowd? At 18, he’s entering the Prestage Department of Poultry Science (PDPS) as a senior.

Jul 16, 2018

PDPS to Prague: Senior Hannah Lunsford’s “Leap of Faith”

Rising senior Hannah Lunsford just returned from a study abroad program in Prague. She talks about her experiences there, how she came to CALS and what she plans to do next.

Dec 19, 2017

Student Spotlight: PDPS Junior Kate Hice Interns with Rose Acre Farms — Hyde County

NC State Prestage Department of Poultry Science (PDPS) Junior Kate Hice interned with Rose Acre Farms — Hyde County Egg Facility in Pantego, NC this summer and was invited back to intern next summer!

Apr 21, 2017

Student Spotlight: Hall Aspires to Lend a Hand for N.C. Agriculture

Junior soil science student Lane Michael Hall knows what he wants to do — to help North Carolina agriculture — and is busy getting it done.

Apr 2, 2017

Student Spotlight: Five Questions with Brock Deatherage

Baseball season — that beloved harbinger of spring — is in full swing, and CALS student Brock Deatherage is front and center for the Wolfpack.

Mar 1, 2017

Student Spotlight: From Hawaii to the Brickyard

Kristin Hasegawa traveled more than 4,600 miles from home to pursue her dream. Now a sophomore animal science major, she considers CALS her second home.

Feb 20, 2017

Student Spotlight: Serving Local Communities in Big Ways

Graduate certificate program student Shahnee Haire serves local communities through her work as a regional public health educator and founder of a youth development organization.