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Jan 9, 2017
Vivian Howard's Words Resonate, Celebrate
During her Dec. 15 Eloise Cofer Lecture on connecting food, family and community, Howard shared stories of growing up in Deep Run, N.C., and how proud she is to be from Eastern North Carolina.
Dec 22, 2016
JC Raulston Arboretum’s New Grand Entrance Open Every Day of the Year
Fun for people of all ages and free to the public, NC State’s JC Raulston Arboretum is ready to debut its unique new pedestrian gate.
Jan 1, 2017
Study Provides Evidence on Movement of Potato Famine Pathogen
New NC State research delves into the movement and evolution of the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine in the 1840s, which set down roots in the United States before attacking Europe.
Dec 20, 2016
Scientists Crack the Genetic Code Determining Leaf Shape in Cotton
The discovery opens the door to producing cotton varieties ideally suited for agriculture, says Dr. Vasu Kuraparthy of NC State’s Department of Crop and Soil Sciences.
Leading the Way
NC State ag research has a massive economic impact on rural North Carolina.
The Covington sweet potato, developed at NC State, makes up 20% of the U.S. sweet potato market.
CALS research has generated more than $25 million in licensing revenue since 2011.
December Graduates' Reflections
We caught up with a few CALS students on graduation day to hear about their time in the college and their hopes for the future.