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Jun 27, 2012

Trout Researcher Reels in Award

A doctoral student studying a phenomenon that kills fish during the winter nets a major award from a federal agency. Learn how cold stunning affects trout statewide. 

Jun 27, 2012

On the Front Lines of an Invasion

A new invasive pest from Asia likes fruits and berries as much as you do. An NC State entomologist is working to stop the hungry fruit fly, or at least slow it down. 

Jun 27, 2012

Blankenship Named Interim CALS Dean

Dr. Sylvia Blankenship will serve as interim dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences effective July 1. 

Jun 18, 2012

Wynne Event a Win for CALS

Retiring Dean Johnny Wynne got some big surprises at his retirement celebration last week, including an innovation fund named in his honor. Find out how much donors gave in his name. 

Apr 26, 2012

New College of Sciences Announced

NC State has announced plans for a new College of Sciences, which will include the physical and chemical sciences, the mathematical and statistical sciences, earth system sciences, and the biological sciences. Find out more. 

Mar 26, 2012

Mullahey to Lead Crop Science

The new department head in crop science is a University of Florida research and education center director with academic and professional roots in North Carolina. 

Mar 22, 2012

Graduate Programs Earn High Marks

TV crews may not be following graduate faculty around campus this week, but their work did attract attention from U.S. News & World Report. Find out which of the graduate programs ranked this year made it into the top 30. 

Mar 14, 2012

Simunovic Wins Food Technology Award

Dr. Josip Simunovic has been honored with a food processing institute's highest award for career contributions. 

Mar 6, 2012

Graduate Students Honor Schulman

NC State's Sociology Graduate Student Association presented Dr. Michael Schulman with its Lifetime Mentorship Award for 30 years of work with graduate students in sociology and anthropology. 

Feb 27, 2012

Fruit Flies, Mice and How Their Genetic Codes Can Help You

In the past two weeks, NC State geneticists Trudy Mackay and David Threadgill, working with collaborators from across the globe, have published landmark scientific papers and made available new resources that will make it easier for researchers to tease out the links between an organism’s genetic blueprint and its behavior or traits.