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Jul 20, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

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 13, 2017  |  Awards and Honors

Diving Into (Dr.) Poole

From cow births in the classroom to epic whiteboard sessions in his office, Daniel Poole loves to teach, and it shows: In 2017 alone, he's nabbed three teaching awards — one of them national.

Jul 7, 2017

Neutrons Run Enzyme’s Reactivity for Better Biofuel Production

NC State and Oak Ridge National Lab researchers identify a reaction that could lead to improved biofuel production processes and lower costs.

Jul 6, 2017  |  Service and Community

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.

Jul 6, 2017  |  Events

“Ooo”s and “Eww”s: High Schoolers Experience Livestock Camp

In its first year, the week-long NC State Livestock Science Camp was a smashing success: full to capacity with students ready to take on examining goat hoofs and helping deliver a calf.

Jun 29, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

Breeding Better Blueberries

Researcher Hamid Ashrafi builds on a strong NC State tradition in developing berries benefiting consumers and farmers alike.

Jun 29, 2017  |  Alumni

Zoo Veterinarian Guthrie: “Be Fearless”

CALS alumna Amanda Guthrie is living her dream as senior veterinary officer at the ZSL London Zoo, overseeing the care of nearly 20,000 animals.

Jun 15, 2017  |  Campus Life

Small Changes Yield Big Results

Real-time, online weight management program addresses what’s arguably the biggest public health issue today: overweight and obesity.

Jun 8, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Made in the Shade: Research Focuses on Combining Forestry, Livestock Grazing

Silvopasture – the practice of combining forestry with forage and livestock production – is rare in North America, but the practice could bring both economic and environmental benefits on marginal lands where traditional row cropping hasn’t worked.

Jun 1, 2017  |  Students

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.