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Grad student designs landscapes with both human and environmental health in mind

Brantley Snipes presents her landscape design research project that creates a model to improve an "inner ring suburb" area of Raleigh.

Brantley Snipes designed a suburban retrofit to promote walkability and other outdoor activities that provide mental and physical health attributes to the community.

YOU DECIDE: Which ‘ism’ should guide economic policies?

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.

Which economic philosophy should we follow to improve the economy? Mike Walden discusses the pros and cons of three approaches.

Family & Consumer Sciences celebrates 100 years of service to N.C. families

A special event May 25 at N.C. State University will mark the 100th anniversary of North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service’s Family & Consumer Sciences program. Beginning with home demonstration canning clubs, the family and consumer sciences program of N.C. Cooperative Extension has always addressed needs of North Carolina families since 1911.

Bamboo ‘roller-coaster’ bistro is shaped for relaxation on campus

Landscape Design students construct the bistro in front of Kilgore Hall.

Students from Will Hooker’s Landscape Design studio have built a new bamboo sculpture in front of Kilgore Hall.

‘Bee Informed’ to inform beekeepers

Picture of honeybees

North Carolina State University will play a central role in a 5-year, $5 million U.S. Department of Agriculture effort to compile a nationwide honey bee database designed to make beekeepers more productive.

Schulman elected Rural Sociological Society president

Picture of Michael Schulman

Dr. Michael Schulman, William Neal Reynolds Professor and Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor, has been elected president of the Rural Sociological Society.

Eric Miller named Microbiology Department head

Dr. Eric Miller

Dr. Eric Miller, a long-time College of Agriculture and Life Sciences faculty member, has been named to head the Department of Microbiology.

Carlson Endowment created to fund annual award for outstanding ARE dissertation

From left, Barbara Carlson, Dr. Ying Zhu, Dr. Keri Jacobs and Dr. Gerald Carlson gathered for the presentation of the inaugural Gerald A. Carlson Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Awards to Zhu and Jacobs.

The Barbara E. and Gerald A. Carlson Endowment — to fund the annual Gerald A. Carlson Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award in Agricultural and Resource Economics — was established in ceremonies April 29.

YOU DECIDE: Do the ‘sigificant six’ control our future?

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.

Mike Walden argues that we can better understand where the economy is headed by looking at six factors that drive the economy.

Beloved educator, administrator, author George Barthalmus has passed away

George T. Barthalmus

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Johnny Wynne has informed the CALS faculty, staff and friends that Dr. George Barthalmus passed away. A celebration of his life was held May 15 in Raleigh.

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