Esbenshade Tapped as FSLI Director
Dr. Ken Esbenshade has been named director of the Food Systems Leadership Institute, a national executive leadership program.
FarmHer Episode Live For Extension’s Newest TV Star
April Shaeffer's North Carolina Leadership and Cattle Handling for Women Producers program garnered national attention this year from FarmHer, an RFD TV program focusing on the contributions of women in agriculture. Clips from the show are now available online.
Three From CALS Named University Faculty Scholars
Drs. Owen Duckworth, Chris Reberg-Horton and Wenqiao "Wayne" Yuan of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are among 22 NC State faculty members recently named as University Faculty Scholars.
TV Star: FarmHer Features April Shaeffer’s Cattle Workshops For Women
April Shaeffer wasn't looking for a national television debut – but her lauded North Carolina Leadership and Cattle Handling for Women Producers program has found an audience anyway.
Daubert Named University Research Fellow
As an NC State Vice Chancellor Research Fellow, Dr. Christopher R. Daubert will lead a study on entrepreneurial culture at peer and aspirational universities.
Clouse Named AAAS Fellow
Dr. Steven D. Clouse, an emeritus professor from NC State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Faculty Focus: Behind the Scenes in the Vascular Plant Herbarium
NC State University’s Vascular Plant Herbarium Director describes what it’s like to look after more than a hundred thousand plant specimens – and why it’s important.
Faculty Focus: Local Food Leader Named N.C. Extension Educator of the Year
The oldest and largest sustainable agriculture organization in the Southeast has named Joanna Massey Lelekacs as its North Carolina Extension Educator of the Year.
Husband-Wife Team Pioneers Zika Vaccine to Last a Lifetime
Drs. Dennis Brown and Raquel Hernandez are testing a one-shot vaccine that could grant lifetime immunity against the widely feared Zika virus.
Study: Poverty and Location Impact Childhood Obesity in NC
According to data from 38 counties, NC children living in rural counties or attending high-poverty schools are more likely to be obese, says a new study co-authored by CALS researcher Michael Schulman.