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Tag: college of agriculture and life sciences

Sara Kidd stands with sheep behind her

Nov 12, 2021

NC State Graduate Student Helps Veterans Swap Combat Boots for Cowboy Boots

NC State graduate student Sara Kidd finds purpose in connecting veterans to farming and community. 

Anelle Ammons

Nov 10, 2021

Online Graduate Blooms in the Online Horticultural Science Program

Online graduate Anelle Ammons uses her horticultural science degree to extend her reach in the community and develop her career. 

NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson and CALS Dean Richard Linton visit alumna Katie Maloney and Novozymes lab colleagues

Oct 27, 2021

Full Circle: Food Scientist Katie Maloney’s NC State Ties

A three-time NC State graduate helps develop new food products at work and shares Wolfpack traditions with a third generation at home. 

Graduate student in greenhouse with plants.

Oct 27, 2021

Graduate Mentorship Program Extended for Future Cohorts

It’s challenging for employers who require candidates with doctorates and the professional skills needed for team-based research. The recently extended Rockey FFAR Fellows program helps fill that gap. 

Lina Quesada and Camilo Parada examine a petri dish

Sep 1, 2021

Ph.D. Candidate Camilo Parada Wins Prestigious Award

Camilo Humberto Parada-Rojas, a Ph.D. candidate in plant pathology, received a $10,000 Storkan-Hanes-McCaslin Foundation Award, given annually to an outstanding graduate student working with soilborne diseases. 

Imani Madison

Sep 1, 2021

Power of Plants: Ph.D. Student Imani Madison

Heading into her final year of doctoral study, Imani Madison is making the most of her research, learning and service opportunities as her own professional transformation continues. The Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program is helping. 

Brad Kearney in his Army uniform

Jun 25, 2021

Solving Health Crises for a Better World

Four years after earning his doctorate at NC State, Bradley Kearney joined the Army as a biochemist. During the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to helping establish an award-winning diagnostic laboratory in Japan, he works as a medical planner to help provide the best possible health system for all Army operations. 

Tsharre Sanders

May 3, 2021

Tsharre Sanders: Keeping the Faith

Tsharre Sanders’ passion for making sure Christian LGBTQ youth maintain their faith stems from her own personal story. Upon graduating this spring, the CALS graduate student will attend divinity school in Georgia. 

Portrait of Coleman Simpson

May 3, 2021

A Leading Advocate: Master’s Student Coleman Simpson

Master's student Coleman Simpson drew on his leadership skills and agricultural education to write a grant that provides counseling services for CALS students. 

Young men digging and filling a wheelbarrow

Dec 29, 2020

Giving Back: Kamal Bell and Sankofa Farms

Kamal Bell isn’t your stereotypical North Carolina farmer, and his Orange County farm isn’t your everyday farm. There, he’s not just farming, he’s also teaching.