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Dr. Randy Rose Memorial Garden dedicated

Shown is one of the four garden benches dedicated to the memory of Dr. Randy Rose and added to the Toxicology Building Plaza, along with landscape plants and crepe myrtle trees.

The garden is part of the scenic plaza in front of the Toxicology Building, home of the department where Rose, an internationally renowned toxicologist, taught and conducted research beneficial to human health.

Schulman to receive research award

picture of Dr. Michael Schulman

Dr. Michael Schulman, William Neal Reynolds Professor and Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor, will receive the 2012 Excellence in Research award given by the Rural Sociological Society at the society’s annual meeting in July in Chicago.

CALS is Diversity Award winner

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences was recognized for efforts to promote equity, diversity and inclusion by the North Carolina State University Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity with a 2012 Outstanding College/Division Diversity Award.

YOU DECIDE: Can we do anything about gas prices?

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

There are few parts to our economy that get people riled up more than rising gas prices. But what, if anything, can we do about the escalating cost of gas. Mike Walden discusses.

Allen Foegeding named IFT editor-in-chief

picture of Dr. Allen Foegeding

Dr. Allen Foegeding, William Neal Reynolds Professor in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, has been named editor-in-chief of the Institute of Food Technologists’ monthly peer-reviewed publications.

Buy tickets now for Farm to Fork dinner

Tickets to the annual Farm to Fork Picnic on May 20 at the Breeze Farm in Orange County are now on sale. The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) partners with Slow Food Triangle, the Breeze Farm Incubator, and the N.C. Agricultural Foundation Inc. in putting on the event.

Nigerian agriculturist visits CALS

Nnaemeka C. Ikegwuonu

Smallholder farmers in southeast Nigeria don’t have access to expertise from an extension service. But thanks to an enterprising journalist, farmers there can learn basic lessons about agriculture simply by turning on their battery-powered transistor radios to FARM 98.0 FM.

Dr. Clyde Chesney, former Extension administrator, dies

picture of Dr. Clyde Chesney

Dr. Clyde E. Chesney, former North Carolina Cooperative Extension district director who from 1998 until his retirement in 2009 was an administrator at Tennessee State University, died April 18 in Nashville, Tenn.

Dairy Science Club hosts regional American Dairy Science Association meeting

N.C. State Dairy Science Club members Ashley Fairchild (seated) and Amber Snyder prepare to check in participants at the ADSA regional meeting.

Student members of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ Dairy Science Club played host to 120 students and faculty advisers from nine colleges and universities.

Environmentalist Tom Quay, one of the first to receive a Ph.D. from N.C. State, has died

Dr. Thomas L. Quay, professor emeritus of zoology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, died April 16 at the age of 97.

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