In recognition of the many contributions that land-grant universities like N.C. State University have made to improving food production, the World Food Prize has awarded its Borlaug Medallion to U.S. land-grant universities. This year, as N.C. State celebrates its 125th anniversary, land-grant universities across the country also are celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Morrill Act of 1862 that started the land-grant system.
The garden is part of the scenic plaza in front of the Toxicology Building, home of the department where Rose, an internationally renowned toxicologist, taught and conducted research beneficial to human health.
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.
Get ready to kick off the season right on Sept. 15, 2012 in Dorton Arena, before the N.C. State versus South Alabama game!
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences researchers are working to develop a vaccine that would protect poultry – and by extension people who eat chickens and eggs – from Salmonella.
Award recipients include the Animal Science and Food Science clubs, the Student Organization Resource Development Award winners, recognized for their efforts in support of the Dairy Foundation Campaign for Excellence.
An innovative project from the CALS Department of Biology is tapping into the curiosity of young and old — and all ages in between — in an attempt to map the ants living in urban areas across the United States.
It’s an exciting time in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, a time when researchers are rapidly advancing our understanding of plants, animals, people and the world they live in – and a time when this knowledge is generating innovative solutions to some of the greatest challenges that face our state, nation and world.
Nobel Laureate Dr. Phillip A. Sharp and Juan Enriquez of Excel Venture Management will headline the conference “Stewards of the Future: Research for Human Health and Global Sustainability.”
When Sindhu Ravishankar first came to N.C. State University four years ago to major in biology and international studies, she thought she might like to become a doctor. But by the time she met a boy in South Africa, a different future – one spent addressing community health through anthropology research – was unfolding.