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Tag: college of agriculture and life sciences

Meghan Montemurro

May 18, 2020

Mission to Serve: Meghan Montemurro on Combating Homelessness

During these unprecedented times, NC State graduate student Meghan Montemurro has remained steadfast in her mission to help the homeless find safe housing. 

Ryan Spurney viewed on a laptop

Apr 28, 2020

Adapting to Online: A Remote Master’s Defense

Master's student Ryan Spurney learned over spring break that his in-person defense would have to be done remotely over Zoom, a virtual meetings platform, because of social distancing at NC State University. He offers tips for success. 

Mar 16, 2020

Grad Student Wants to Improve Plant Productivity, Food Access

Danielle Cooney, a graduate student in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, studies ways to improve soybean production by understanding how the crop interacts with fungi in the soil. 

Hannah Levenson, a graduate student, in a field of sunflowers, while conducting a survey of native bees throughout North Carolina.

Mar 4, 2020

The Buzz About Native Bees

Hannah Levenson, a graduate student in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, is using North Carolina’s research stations to survey native bees and study how wildflowers support native bee populations. 

3MT winners

Oct 30, 2019

Engineering Students Win Three Minute Thesis

Three students from the College of Engineering were chosen as winners in the Graduate School’s fifth annual Three Minute Thesis. 

Photo of winners and planning committee

Jun 19, 2019

Winners Announced for Postdoc Research Symposium

Four NC State postdocs were winners in the 8th Annual Postdoctoral Research Symposium held in late May. More than 130 postdocs, faculty, administrators attended the event at McKimmon Center. 

Meredith outside

Jun 17, 2019

She Finds Her Calling in Student Government

After a year in NC State's student government, Meredith Spence Beaulieu found that her calling was more aligned with policy than with lab-based science. 

Jun 13, 2018

How To Break Barriers In Science: Applied Ecology’s Martha Burford Reiskind

Research assistant professor Martha Burford Reiskind noticed that her Ph.D. students felt isolated as they worked on their dissertations. So she started a weekly group that combine dissertation writing and discussion. 

NC State Campus in Fall

May 22, 2018

Graduate School Names Outstanding Faculty Mentors

Coby Schal and Michael Schulman of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have been named Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentors by the Graduate School. 

Natisha Melchor

May 10, 2018

After Earning Master’s Degree, Online CALS Graduate Plans to Earn Ph.D

Natisha Melchor is set to graduate May 12 with a new Master of Youth, Family, and Community Sciences in tow.