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Sophia Webster

Jul 10, 2017

Sophia Webster

Graduate student Sophia Webster is trying to fight Zika by engineering mosquitoes that won't spread the disease. 

Brianna Hess Massie

Jul 10, 2017

Brianna Hess Massie

Brianna Massie Hess is looking for simple solutions to help hog producers deal with lagoon waste. 

Jun 29, 2017

Hot Cities Spell Bad News for Bees

Graduate alumna April Hamblin is co-author of a new study finds that common wild bee species decline as urban temperatures increase. 

2017 Postdoctoral Research Symposium

Jun 8, 2017

NC State Postdocs Present Research

After the spring semester drew to a close, 56 postdoctoral scholars from NC State University shared their research at the 6th Annual Postdoctoral Research Symposium. 

May 31, 2017

$1 Million NSF Grant Launches Unique Master’s Program at NC State

A $1 million National Science Foundation grant will enable the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to create a new interdisciplinary master’s program for students from underrepresented groups. 

Mar 1, 2017

AgPack Strong: A Force of Nature

Armed with two NC State degrees and an unflinching desire to help others, Paula Woodall makes a real difference in the lives of youth and farmers alike. 

Feb 6, 2017

Student Spotlight: Johnson Studies Farm-Level Food Loss

In addition to the millions of tons of food that goes into the garbage each year, an untold amount of edible produce goes unharvested from farmers' fields. Lisa Johnson, a Ph.D. student in horticultural science, is helping fill in the blanks on the topic of farm-level food losses and taking the first steps toward reducing them. 

Kiyana Harris

Jan 25, 2017

Study Abroad Experience Helps Student Clarify Career Plans

Kiyana Harris, a master’s student in poultry science physiology, found that a study abroad trip helped her hone her medical career plans and took her out of her comfort zone, in a good way. 

Field of peppers

Jan 11, 2017

Introducing Farm-Level Loss Into the Food Waste Discussion

Ph.D. student Lisa Johnson is looking for ways to help farmers waste less produce at the farm level. HuffPost and CEFS column 

Shonette Lewis

Jan 9, 2017

AgPack Strong: Passionate About Helping People

Shonette Lewis began her graduate career in the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences in the spring of 2010, pursuing a master’s degree in family life and youth development. She completed her degree in a little over a year and hit the ground running. CALS news story