Vision and tenacity marked the efforts of those who laid the groundwork for the founding of N.C. State and its missions of teaching, research and extension.
CALS biologist Dr. Brian Langerhans explores predictability of evolution in Bahamian blue holes.
Six CALS students – beneficiaries of the land-grant university education — make their mark in academics, arts, research and more.
Dean Johnny Wynne seeds College’s future success as he cedes the leadership reins.
This summer, 15 high-school sophomores and juniors found out what it’s like to study horticultural science at N.C. State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Working in the laboratory of Dr. Rob Dunn has given N.C. State University biological sciences student Justin Hills insight into – and passion for – public health and science communication. This summer, he’s headed to Ghana to investigate liver cancer, a first step in his quest to help address health disparities that exist among different communities nationally and internationally. Hear more in this audio slideshow, with photos by Becky Kirkland, N.C. State University Communications.
Each year, foodborne microbes make millions sick, lead to hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations and kill more than 3,000 people in the United States alone. In her Schaub Hall laboratory, N.C. State University’s Dr. Sophia Kathariou works to reduce that toll by unraveling the molecular mysteries of two particularly problematic pathogens.
A member of the Wolfpack’s basketball team, Alex Johnson is a self-described go-getter with three career goals: playing basketball, working in sports communication and serving as a mentor for troubled youth. Hear more about this CALS graduate student in this audio slideshow (Photos by Becky Kirkland, N.C. State University Communications, and Mark McIntyre, N.C. State Athletic Media Relations)
The event was the first of two sessions in this year’s Commissioner’s Speaker Series, hosted by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ Agricultural Institute, Agri-Life Council, Alpha Zeta and the CALS Alumni and Friends Society. The next session is April 11.
In this audio slideshow, CALS senior and aspiring conservation veterinarian Rachel Turner discusses her published research on equine colic as well as an internship that took her to Sri Lanka to work with elephants.