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Tag: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Aug 18, 2016

Student Spotlight: Montana York Bridges Law and Agriculture

First-generation college student Montana York is a CALS Ambassador double-majoring in political science and agricultural science. She also is the Garnett Whitehurst Scholar, supported through a Farm-to-Philanthropy endowment. 

Aug 3, 2016

Agricultural Institute Launches Initiative for Veterans

NC State's Agricultural Institute is seeking scholarship donors to support its new initiative for military veterans. 

Mar 31, 2016

Recognizing CALS Philanthropists and Recipients

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ annual Scholar and Donor Recognition Reception, held March 20, honored benefactors including Windell and Judy Talley, who have pledged $1 million to renovate and endow the Turkey Education Unit at the Lake Wheeler Road Field Labs. 

Mar 24, 2016

Growing a Hub for Innovation

An initiative aimed at making North Carolina the global center of plant sciences innovation gets a boost with a $500,000 gift from the North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation. 

Mar 9, 2016

Barrangou Wins Warren Alpert Foundation Prize

Rodolphe Barrangou, an NC State professor and pioneer of the discovery of the adaptive bacterial immune system known as CRISPR, has been named a recipient of the 2016 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize. Barrangou is the Todd R. Klaenhammer Distinguished Scholar in Probiotics Research. 

Johnston County farm corn field.

Mar 7, 2016

Block that Pollen

William Neal Reynolds and Distinguished University Professor of Crop Science Major Goodman, and graduate student Zachary Jones, identify “pollen blockers” in corn that can prevent organic corn from being pollinated by genetically modified plants. 

Feb 26, 2016

Solid Investment

Plant sciences and Connect NC represent a chance to turn global challenges into local opportunities. 

Feb 21, 2016

Making a Mark on 4-H Programs

Mark Dearmon celebrates his nearly 40-year career at NC State by establishing a new endowment to support performing arts programs for 4-H’ers.