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Oct 1, 2009

Faculty Honored

Biological and agricultural engineering faculty in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences received a number of awards from professional associations. 

Sep 24, 2009

Alumni To Give $2.5 Million

A Raleigh couple has made a planned estate gift of approximately $2.5 million to NC State that includes funding for a professorship, scholarships and the J.C. Raulston Arboretum. 

Sep 10, 2009

Energizing Science

The idea of reaching out to North Carolina high school students is catching on at NC State, where administrators worry that they’re not educating enough scientists and engineers to maintain the state’s competitive edge in high-tech industries. 

Sep 3, 2009

Biologist Selected as ESA Fellow

Dr. Charles S. Apperson, a vector biologist with research and extension responsibilities, was recently selected as a fellow of the Entomological Society of America. 

Jul 16, 2009

Professor Named Tar Heel of Week

Dr. Will Hooker, professor in the Department of Horticultural Science, was named the Raleigh News & Observer’s Tar Heel of the Week. 

Jul 1, 2009

Patisaul Named Fellow

Dr. Heather Patisaul, assistant professor of biology, is among 10 scientists who will work to increase public awareness and understanding of environmental health science as science communication fellows. 

Jul 1, 2009

Plant Breeder Honored

Dr. Tom Ranney, horticultural science professor at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center near Asheville, won the American Horticulture Society’s Marc Cathey Award. 

Jun 3, 2009

A Passion for Education

In May, Todd Klaenhammer was named the recipient of the O. Max Gardner Award, given annually to the UNC system professor who has made the “greatest contribution to the welfare of the human race.” A member of the National Academy of Sciences, the quality of Klaenhammer’s work in the lab is above comparison – rivaled only by the passion he displays in educating students in NC State’s College of Agriculture & Life Sciences. 

May 18, 2009

Team Takes Top Journal Award

A team article by faculty members in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences was chosen for the American Society for Horticultural Science's Outstanding Extension Publication Award. 

May 18, 2009

Klaenhammer Wins O. Max Gardner Award

Dr. Todd R. Klaenhammer received the O. Max Gardner Award – the most significant honor given to faculty by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors. 

May 7, 2009

Hendrickson Wins NACTA Award

Melissa Hendrickson, lecturer in agricultural and resource economics, received the 2009 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Teaching Fellow Award. 

May 7, 2009

Horticulture Team Takes Top Journal Award

The American Society for Horticultural Science gave its Outstanding Cross-Commodity Publication award to a journal article by a team from NC State. 

Apr 30, 2009

Poultry Club Funds Flocks

The Poultry Science Club raised $2,000 to buy flocks of poultry for farmers in developing countries. 

Apr 9, 2009

Skaggs Wins Communications Award

The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology honored Dr. R. Wayne Skaggs with the 2009 Charles A. Black Communications Award. 

Mar 19, 2009

The Doctor is In

The Health Professions Advising Center helps students navigate the highly competitive process of applying to – and getting accepted to – the nation's top medical, dental, optometry, pharmacy and other health care graduate schools.