College of Agriculture and Life Sciences researchers are part of a multi-state effort designed to make East Coast vineyards more competitive with vineyards in other parts of the country.
The annual North Carolina State University Turfgrass Short Course is scheduled for Feb. 14-18 at the university’s JC Raulston Arboretum in Raleigh.
The new endowment will support financial awards and educational opportunities for graduate students enrolled in programs jointly administered by CALS, the College of Natural Resources and the College of Veterinary Medicine at N.C. State.
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ annual donor recognition event was especially festive this year for two reasons. First, it wrapped up a week of activities commemorating the Oct. 26 installation of Dr. Randy Woodson as N.C. State University’s 14th chancellor. Second, the 2010 CALS Donor Recognition took place on Halloween, adding a holiday ambiance to the occasion.
“I don’t necessarily want to be nationally recognized on the cover of Forbes magazine,” says pre-vet student James Tyndall. “But I do want to help find the cure for cancer –- find a medical device that helps wounded veterans better cope with their lives and improve their lives. You can do that through veterinary medicine, and that’s something that a lot of people don’t recognize.” In this slideshow, hear more from this student who’s leading the way for pre-vet students nationwide.