Perspectives Online, The Magazine of The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Spring 2006 Issue

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Black bear population rebound makes for some exciting science in the east The new UNC system president looks, listens and learns as he tours extension and research program sites ‘Slow the mudflow’ is the mantra as experts help teach water-quality lessons in western counties The scholarships supporting Melanie Smith’s education were a wise economic venture for the College, the state and, likely, the world More than five years of work to identify alternative waste-management technologies culminate in some ‘environmentally superior’ solutions The work of Dr. Major Goodman, world-renowned geneticist and maize scientist, is celebrated at a symposium in his honor