Archive for the ‘Features’ Category

2013 Arb Gala is an elegant Asian Reflection

bamboo dragon centerpeice

The April 28 Gala in the Garden, the annual garden party and fund-raiser at JC Raulston Arboretum, came with cool temperatures and April showers, yet it was as magical and beautiful as ever.

Past CALS deans honored at expanded joint foundations spring event

CALS deans all: Wynne, Linton, Oblinger and Bateman stand before the new display at Patterson Hall.

“Bridging the past to the future” was the theme when the boards of foundations supporting N.C. State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences convened for a particularly special and historic joint meeting on April 10.

Student Perspectives: Kristen Glosson

Kristen Glosson

Guilford County native Kristen Glosson is creating new options for dairy farmers through her nutrition and animal science research at a newly enhanced dairy unit that’s part of N.C. State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. As she pursues her master’s degree, Glosson focuses on increasing the nutrient density of pasteurized whole milk for calves.

Agbiosciences drive economic growth, job creation in the Southern U.S.

Jeremy Pattison, strawberry breeder

Amid news of a still sputtering U.S. economic recovery, a report released today shows the nation’s agbioscience industries are growing, especially in the South. According to a Battelle study, agriculture, forestry and fisheries production generates $240 billion in regional economic activity within the Southern region and supports over 2.2 million jobs with labor income totaling $62 billion.

VetPAC networking event draws record attendance

Dr. Shweta Trivedi (center), VetPAC director, and VetPAC interns Sara Fleming (left) and Caitlin Reilly work the registration desk at the networking event.

More than 100 pre-veterinary track students took advantage of the opportunity to hear from a diverse range of veterinary professionals Jan. 31, at the annual networking event hosted by the Veterinary Professions Advising Center.

College Profile: Sharon Rowland

Sharon Rowland

Sharon Rowland retires after a career devoted to the betterment of Cooperative Extension and the people it serves.

Super Shop

Garden scooter

The BAE Research Shop is the custom fabrication place, where designs become real devices and concepts become field-ready — expertly, quickly and economically.

Special People, Special Gift

Marsha and Bill Prestage

Bill and Marsha Prestage share memories of the growth of their company – and their reasons for making a historic gift to N.C. State.

Listening, Learning, Leading

Dean Richard Linton

New CALS Dean Richard Linton has hit the ground running as he gets to know the College, N.C. State and North Carolina.

Sustained Efforts

Becky Dobosy

CALS student Becky Dobosy travels near and far to put nutrition, sustainable ag knowledge to work.

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