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Tag: college of agriculture and life sciences

Mar 31, 2011

The Examined Life

Nutrition Professor Sarah Ash, NC State's winner of a Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching, drives her students to get personally involved with issues such as hunger. 

Mar 9, 2011

Atchley Honored for Contributions

Dr. William R. Atchley, genetics professor, has been awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine for extraordinary service to the State of North Carolina. 

Mar 4, 2011

Safrit Wins National Award

Dr. R. Dale Safrit, graduate program director and extension specialist, has won a national award for innovative youth programs and leadership. 

Feb 11, 2011

Flower Power

If your Valentine's Day roses have already wilted, take heart. NC State researchers are working on this thorny challenge. 

Feb 7, 2011

Eagle’s Eye View

Using a webcam and wireless technology to monitor an eagle's nest has created a community connection with wildlife. Learn about Dr. Ted Simons' project and see the baby eagles.  

Feb 1, 2011

Book Harvests Gardening Advice

A new book cherry-picks the best gardening advice for North Carolinians from an award-winning Cooperative Extension newsletter. 

Jan 10, 2011

In Memoriam: Ken Fager

Ken L. Fager, a researcher and educator with the university‚Äôs Center for Environmental Farming Systems, died Dec. 31. He was 48. 

Jan 5, 2011

Extension Employees Honored

Cooperative Extension employees were recognized during the annual chapter meeting of Epsilon Sigma Phi, extension's professional development society. 

Jan 3, 2011

Sherman Releases Vermiculture Book

Rhonda Sherman, solid waste Cooperative Extension specialist, is co-editor of the first scientific book on vermicomposting (composting with worms). 

Dec 21, 2010

Zublena Leads Extension

Dr. Joe Zublena has been named state Cooperative Extension Service director and associate dean for extension in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.