Archive for the ‘Media Releases’ Category

Tyre Lanier named IFT Fellow

picture of Dr. Tyre Lanier

Dr. Tyre Lanier, professor of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists.

Land-grant universities honored with Borlaug Medallion

In recognition of the many contributions that land-grant universities like N.C. State University have made to improving food production, the World Food Prize has awarded its Borlaug Medallion to U.S. land-grant universities. This year, as N.C. State celebrates its 125th anniversary, land-grant universities across the country also are celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Morrill Act of 1862 that started the land-grant system.

YOU DECIDE: Are our personal finances back in order?

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

We saw a dramatic collapse of household wealth during the recession. Are we now back on solid economic ground? Mike Walden discusses.

Organic Field Crop Farm Tour is July 19

Sweet potatoes

N.C. State University’s Organic Grain Project will lead a tour of Hickory Meadows Organics in Whitakers, an organic field crop farm, on July 19 beginning at 5 p.m. This organic farm has approximately 400 certified organic acreage, as well as conventional acreage.

Sam Pardue to lead CALS Academic Programs

Sam Pardue

Dr. Sam Pardue, head of the Department of Poultry Science at N.C. State University, has been appointed as Interim Associate Dean for Academic Programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, effective July 1. He replaces Dr. Ken Esbenshade who is returning to the Animal Science Department after 11 years as associate dean.

Innovation fund announcement among highlights of gala celebration for Dean Johnny Wynne

The newly created Wynne Fund for Innovation will support activities to address future agricultural and life sciences challenges. From left with the check showing the current fund-raising total are Jim Oblinger, Randy Woodson, Johnny Wynne, Bill Collins, Kendall Hill, Charles Davenport, Lawrence Davenport and Bill Culpepper.

Dr. Johnny Wynne, who retired this summer as dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, was honored June 12 at a gala celebration at N.C. State University’s McKimmon Center.

YOU DECIDE: What’s the meaning of super-low interest rates?

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

The interest rate paid on 10-year U.S. Treasury notes fell to it’s lowest point ever recently. What does that super-low rate mean for your and the nation’s economy? Mike Walden discusses.

Scientists seek public’s help to aid trees

The Tiny Terrors project is part of the Alliance for Saving Threatened Forests, a regional effort devoted to developing trees that are able to survive attacks of both balsam and hemlock woolly adelgids. Pictured are hemlock woolly adelgid ovisacs on the underside of a branch.

North Carolina State University scientists are seeking the public’s help in identifying hemlock and Fraser fir trees that appear to be able to resist insects that are killing many of the trees.

CALS dean candidates named

A search committee named to select candidates for dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has selected three candidates. CALS Dean Johnny Wynne, who has served as interim dean or dean for nine years, plans to retire at the end of June.

Privacy Statement | University Policies | Contact