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Author: Suzanne Stanard

NC State Gateway

Aug 17, 2017

NC State and Oracle Pilot Big Data Project to Grow Agriculture

Oracle has selected NC State as a university partner to pilot a new program that uses big data to solve grand challenges in everything from agriculture to textiles to engineering. First on the list? Sweet potatoes. 

Jul 20, 2017

Food Processing Innovation Center Poised to Boost N.C. Economy

The new North Carolina Food Processing Innovation Center could create jobs, revitalize rural communities, open new markets for entrepreneurs and farmers … and the list goes on. 

Jul 6, 2017

Healthy Eating Campaign Targets Mothers of Young Children

A new social marketing campaign launched by NC State’s SNAP-Ed Steps to Health program encourages mothers to model healthy eating for their young children. 

Jun 15, 2017

AgPack Strong: A World of Possibilities

Kim Shearer has always loved plants. Shearer, who earned NC State degrees in plant biology and horticultural science in 2013, is now the tree and shrub breeder at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Ill. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Jun 1, 2017

$1 Million NSF Grant Launches Unique Master’s Program

A $1 million National Science Foundation grant will enable the college to create a new interdisciplinary master’s program for students from underrepresented groups. 

Jun 1, 2017

Students’ Innovation to Renew a Coastal Wetland

An industrious team of seniors from the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering designed, built and installed a pump that will help restore a wetland on Harkers Island. 

May 24, 2017

Daubert Named M.U. Vice Chancellor and Dean

Christopher R. Daubert, head of the NC State Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, has been named vice chancellor and dean of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources at the University of Missouri.