Student Spotlight

Jan 10, 2017

Student Spotlight: Roman Lawrence Learns To Lead

Poultry Science major Roman Lawrence credits his experience in AGI with helping him overcome his former shyness.

Dec 11, 2016

Student Spotlight: Estefania Castro-Vazquez Uses Science To Serve

Estefania Castro-Vazquez is still exploring possible career goals, but her motivation is already clear: putting science to work to improve lives.

Dec 6, 2016

Student Spotlight: Bone Scholar Laura Johnson Aims High

Agricultural Institute student Laura Johnson has always wanted to own her own farm. First step: education.

Nov 28, 2016

Student Spotlight: Tyler Englebright Gears Up For The Family Farm

Agricultural Institute student Tyler Englebright is gaining the knowledge and experience he needs to take over his family's Oxford, N.C., farm.

Oct 19, 2016

Student Spotlight: Nashea Williams Plants Dreams at CALS, Meets VP

Since choosing CALS as her pathway to a career in plant breeding, senior Nashea Williams has studied abroad in Costa Rica and met Vice President Joe Biden.

Sep 19, 2016

Student Spotlight: Shelby Lanier Pioneers International Relationships

A former race horse named Floyd and a spring break trip to England transformed senior Shelby Lanier’s thinking into doing. A Thomas Jefferson Scholar pursuing a dual degree in animal science and history, Lanier says anything is possible through hard work.

Sep 9, 2016

Student Spotlight: Entrepreneur Builds Steam at NC State

From an early age, Ben Alig has taken an entrepreneurial approach to life. Now, he's a junior studying poultry science and agribusiness management at NC State University, having come through the university's unique STEAM program.

Sep 6, 2016

Student Spotlight: Peter Rizzo Explores the Tastier Side of Science

Inspired by his first-generation Italian-American family, flavor chemistry major Peter Rizzo works to create the next big flavor.

Aug 17, 2016

Student Spotlight: Olympic Bronze Medalist Dives Into Physiology at CALS

Diver Nick McCrory nabbed a bronze medal in the 2012 Olympics. Now, he's in the Physiology Program at CALS with his sights on a new goal: medical school.

Aug 9, 2016

Student Spotlight: Wagner Helps Validate Traditional Plant-Based Medicines

Undergraduate research can take students to some interesting places. Recent Plant Biology graduate Charles Wagner (BS ’16) knows that well. Wagner spent most of the summer of 2015 on the Isle of Arran in southwest Scotland as an intern with two master herbalists from the Scottish School of Herbal Medicine.