Keeper of the kingdom
It was an exciting spring at the Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World, where NC State grad Heather Wilcox is an animal keeper. In February, two new baby rhinos were born at the Animal Kingdom. Wilcox's duties include training rhinos in behaviors to aid in their health and well-being care.
- Beyond butternut: a guide for selecting great winter squash (Smithsonian.com)
- Kissing bug native to NC; little cause for concern, experts say (WSOC-TV)
- NC State among handful of programs across country dedicated to poinsettia research (TWC News)
- Scientists savor sweet potatoes (News & Observer)
- Tobacco growers vote to continue self-assessment of sales (WTVD-TV)
Podcast: Economic Perspective
NC State University economist Mike Walden takes a look at big trends that he thinks may affect North Carolina in the decades ahead.