When it comes to cockroaches and bed bugs, entomologist Coby Schal is the go-to guy in the battle to control insect pests.
The Kannapolis Scholars, a program of N.C. State University, will host a one-day conference at the N.C. Research Campus to address the challenges of childhood obesity.
North Carolina State University, N.C. 4-H and the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) will host six FoodCorps service members who will conduct nutrition education, build and tend school gardens, and expand farm to cafeteria sourcing of healthy food. FoodCorps members will serve in the following eight North Caroline counties: Brunswick, Gaston, Guilford, Moore, New Hanover, Wake, Warren and Wayne.
Brantley Snipes designed a suburban retrofit to promote walkability and other outdoor activities that provide mental and physical health attributes to the community.
N.C. State University food scientist Dr. Mary Ann Lila is set to appear on TV’s The Dr. Oz Show on Thursday May 5. She will discuss the multifaceted protection from cancer and other diseases that blueberries provide.
One of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ top students, Chandler Walker, says N.C. State University has taught her how to be a scientist and put her on the path toward a biomedical research career.
Given in recognition of an outstanding career at N.C. State University, the Holladay Medal is the highest honor bestowed on a faculty member by the trustees and the university.
Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences professor Dr. Lee-Ann Jaykus was a member of a committee reviewing the Food and Drug Administration’s role in ensuring safe food.
The mountains of North Carolina are among the most biologically diverse in the United States. A unique new research laboratory and seed bank with ties to College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is helping to conserve that diversity.
Bed bugs are back with a vengeance, and N.C. State University entomologists are looking for solutions to the problem and helping educate the public.