Posts Tagged ‘faculty’

$4.5-million estate gift will fund multiple faculty-support endowments

CALS faculty will benefit from endowments created by Dr. George J. and Rhoda W. Kriz.

Endowments from Dr. George Kriz and his wife, Rhoda, will benefit CALS faculty and the N.C. Agricultural Research Service and will fund a distinguished professorship in the CALS Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, as well as several traditional agriculture distinguished professorships.

Of Waste and Want

Beth Foster at podium

Meeting the looming global food crisis is the issue at hand as CALS co-hosts the 2014 North Carolina Agriculture and Biotechnology Summit.

High-Order Thinking

Boller with two students

With help from a CALS scientist, students from one of the most underserved counties in the state will operate a biotech company right out of their high-school lab.

Strange Invader

Dr. Brett Hartis with hydrilla

Extension takes on hydrilla, the ‘King Kong of aquatic weeds.’

Chill out with JuVn8 grape smoothie

Grapes

When Kendra Stallings first saw bottles of JuVn8 smoothies on the shelf at a Food Lion in Emerald Isle, she couldn’t contain her excitement. At the beach for a family vacation, Stallings showed the smoothies to her parents, who each then announced to anyone within earshot, “My daughter made these!” Stallings earned her NC State master’s degree from the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences this past May.

College Profile: José Alonso

Dr. José Alonso

Dr. José Alonso’s groundbreaking explorations in plant biology land him on a list of the world’s most influential scientists.

Two days in the life: Dean Richard Linton’s 2014 state bus tour

CALS Dean Richard Linton (left) and Dr. Todd See, head of the Department of Animal Science, listen to their tour guide at N.C. A&T State University's field lab.

In this second annual bus tour, Linton and his department heads led a two-day exploration of North Carolina’s piedmont region.

Kim Allen receives professional award

Dr. Kimberly Allen

Dr. Kim Allen of NC State University’s Department of Youth, Family and Community Sciences has received a 2014 Center for Credentialing & Education professional development award from the NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors Inc.

Orange Gold

Dr. Mike Boyette (right) and BAE research engineer Justin Macialek have collaborated on the technologies to be used in the new sweet potato processing facility near Nashville.

The ongoing efforts of College researchers soon will yield a huge financial harvest for sweet potato growers and processors: The ground has been broken for a future $20 million sweet potato processing facility in eastern North Carolina.

Floating Classroom

students in front of the RV Humphries

It’s time for a cool change as a CAAE outreach program takes youngsters out on the water for lessons in aquatic ecology.

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