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Daniela Pezzini

Aug 1, 2022

FFAR Fellow Daniela Pezzini Develops Self-Knowledge for Career Success

The Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) Fellows program encouraged self-awareness and fostered a path of success for Brazilian-born graduate student Daniela Pezzini. 

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‚Äôs research stations to survey native bees and study how wildflowers support native bee populations. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

mosquito taking blood meal

Aug 11, 2016

How to Limit Mosquito Exposure

NC State University Ph.D. student Sophia Webster outlines ways you can limit your exposure to mosquitoes and their bites by eliminating standing water or using insect sprays. Video by CALS Communications 

bee on flower

Nov 5, 2015

Graduate Alumnus is Co-Lead on Paper About Bees in Urban Areas

A former entomology graduate student is co-lead on a research paper about the health of bees in urban areas. 

April examines flower

Jul 29, 2015

Protect and Save Native Bees: Student Offers Tips

April Hamblin, master's student in entomology, is exploring how native bees respond to urban heat. She and two NC State colleagues helped develop an exhibit on pollinators at the N.C. Botanical Garden.