A new N.C. State University milking center was cause for celebration for North Carolina’s dairy industry Friday Nov. 9. More than 100 people came out to view the new building designed to enhance the university’s teaching, research and extension programs in both food and animal sciences.
New College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Richard Linton has been criss-crossing North Carolina on a whirlwind tour of the state since Oct. 23. But on Nov. 8 he was back in the heart of the Triangle, as he toured sites at the Research Triangle Park.
North Carolina State University’s Poultry Science Department has been renamed for the Prestage Family. Chancellor Randy Woodson announced a 10 million gift that will name and endow the department in N.C. State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
“Make a Life–Make a Living–Make a Difference” was the theme as CALS Career Expo 2012 welcomed more than 1,000 students to its annual career fair Sept. 27 at N.C. State University.
When it comes to addressing issues related to hunger in developing nations, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences nutrition major Becky Dobosy is not sitting still. While she’s been at N.C. State, the junior has traveled near and far to grow her knowledge of nutrition and sustainable agriculture and to put it to work.
The awards, recently announced by the North Carolina Soybean Producers Association, are presented to students studying soybean production and involved in soybean research.
In a milestone year, Bob Patterson reflects on the differences made by the land-grants through ag education — yesterday, today and tomorrow.
The annual summer camp designed for youngsters who are interested in becoming veterinary healthcare professionals drew more than 172 applications for 36 available spots, so the camp provided a second session.
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.
“Make a Life, Make a Living, Make a Difference,” the 2012 CALS Career Expo, takes place 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27. That’s where alumni can connect their organizations with CALS students, recent graduates, fellow alumni and industry colleagues.