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CALS lab nurtures high school student’s interest in science

Rodrigo Olarte, Dr. Ignazio Carbone and Jacobo Rozo Posso

Jacobo Rozo Posso developed an interest in science and plants as an 8-year-old. He’s 17 now, a junior at Cary High School. Science is still his passion and an interest that is being nurtured in a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences laboratory.

Virus discovery holds mystery, potential

Espirto Santo virus

A previously unknown virus discovered by North Carolina State University scientists may hold keys to managing another virus that causes a debilitating disease.

Mike DeGruy, CALS 2010-11 Distinguished Alumnus, has died in helicopter crash

Mike DeGruy

Michael V. DeGruy, award-winning nature cinematographer and marine scientist, died Feb. 3 in a helicopter crash in Australia.

YOU DECIDE: Is manufacturing back?

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

Is manufacturing headed back to being a dominant part of the U.S. and North Carolina economies? Mike Walden discusses.

Nobel Laureate, international entrepreneur headline research conference

Stewards of the Future research conference

Nobel Laureate and distinguished MIT professor Dr. Phillip A. Sharp and Juan Enriquez, best-selling author and leading authority on the global impact of life sciences, will headline the conference “Stewards of the Future: Research for Human Health and Global Sustainability” at North Carolina State University.

Micropropagation and Repository Unit recognized with McLaughlin Award

Picture of Dr. Daryl Bowman and Dr. Zvezdana Pesic-van Esbroeck

N.C. State’s Micropropagation and Repository Unit has been recognized with the 2012 Foil McLaughlin Award, which notes work that impacts North Carolina’s seed industry.

NCDA&CS offers Speakers Bureau

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services is starting a Speakers Bureau to help organizations learn more about agriculture, agribusiness and NCDA&CS, and their importance to the state.

Daubert named department head

picture of Dr. Christopher Daubert

Dr. Christopher Daubert has been named head of North Carolina State University’s Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences.

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