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Eli Hornstein in science lab in front of a computer.

Jul 15, 2024

From Conservationist to Ag Biotech Entrepreneur

CALS alumnus Eli Hornstein is using biotechnology to produce plants that farmers can feed to cattle to reduce their methane production. 

Students in red shirts grouped together smiling

Jul 11, 2024

New Ph.D. Program Boosts Agricultural and Human Sciences

A new Ph.D. program in the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences will transform the way graduate students prepare for careers in agricultural leadership, extension education, agricultural education, and family and community sciences. 

Adira Cohen

Jul 11, 2024

A Summer at the Museum: Adira Cohen

Adira Cohen is a second-year PhD student in the Statistics Department at NC State University. In the spring, Adira was offered the Summer One Health Internship on Wildlife Health at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. 

Diversity paper award winners

Jul 8, 2024

Paper Authored by College of Education Doctoral Students Wins Best Diversity Paper Award from American Society for Engineering Education Community Engagement Division

A paper authored by NC State College of Education doctoral students Micaha Dean Hughes and Aaron Arenas has been selected as the recipient of the Best Diversity Paper Award in the Community Engagement Division of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASSE). 

Stephen Day

Jun 27, 2024

WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Still Think That It Helps Us Build a Better Society When We Ask Rigorous Questions and Study Them Well,’ Says Stephen Day ’15PHD

Stephen Day has a passion for helping students better understand economics, and now serves as a term associate professor at Virginia Commonwealth University and director of its Center for Economic Education. 

Michael Cento

Jun 14, 2024

Michael Cento, ‘17, Corporate Accounting Manager, Kymera International

Thanks to the Jenkins MAC program, Michael Cento developed the foundation he needed to change careers from education to accounting – and gained the skills he needed to contribute to the workforce on day one. 

Riley Lawson College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Graduate Student and Fulbright Scholar

Jun 3, 2024

Grad Student Profile: Riley Lawson

Meet College of Agriculture and Life Science graduate student and Fulbright Scholar Riley Lawson. 

jacori hayes

May 30, 2024

Nanoengineering Master’s Alum and NC Courage Midfielder Jacori Hayes Touts Distance MSE Graduate Program

In life, it’s natural to question if you’re truly where you’re meant to be. NC State MSE graduate alum and North Carolina FC midfielder Jacori Hayes was certain that in early May of 2024 that he was. 

a woman in glasses and a man in glasses

May 24, 2024

Doctoral Students Tackle Impactful Research

Nicole Choquette and Emmanuel Lozada-Soto were recently named the recipients of the 2024 Kenneth R. Keller Research Award for excellence in doctoral dissertation research. 

Two young women sitting on garden planters laughing

May 16, 2024

BAE Educational Garden Opens to the Community

Graduate student Jasmine Gibson led the design and construction of a new campus garden, highlighting education and sustainable farming practices.