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Amy Rossi

Mar 20, 2018

Working to Improve Honeybee Health

David Tarpy, professor of entomology and plant pathology and the NC State Extension apiculturist, received a grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research’s Pollinator Health Fund to support research on the impact of pesticide exposure on honeybee colony disease prevalence and reproductive potential. The FFAR grant is being matched by a graduate fellowship from the North Carolina Agricultural Foundation Inc. 

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Mar 20, 2018

Alum Built His Capacity for Big Jobs at NC State

Now a senior financial analyst at apparel and footwear leader VF Corporation, 2012 NC State alumnus Nate Boler credits his Poole College of Management internships, practicum and study-abroad opportunities with preparing him to excel in his career. A new partnership between VF and the university may shape the careers of future students. 

Mar 20, 2018

Ligler to Receive Honorary Degree

Frances Ligler, Lampe Distinguished Professor in the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, will be awarded an honorary doctorate from Furman University at the university’s commencement ceremony May 5. Ligler received a B.S. in biology and chemistry from Furman in 1972. She went on to earn a D. Phil. in biochemistry, and a higher doctorate, the D.Sc., for her contributions to the field of biosensors, both from Oxford University. 

Mar 13, 2018

Talley-ing Up The Turkey Unit

Thanks to a visionary gift from the Talley family to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the newly named Windell and Judy Talley Turkey Education Unit will boast renovations to improve biosecurity, decrease labor costs and boost turkey research productivity. 

Mar 13, 2018

A Study in Gratitude

Bella the Labrador retriever and her owner, Valerie Maitre of Wilmington, are thankful for the Petco Foundation's three-year grant to the NC State Veterinary Hospital. The funding established a program to help defray the cost of cancer treatment for small companion animals like cats and dogs, making advanced cancer care more accessible to pet owners and increasing opportunities for veterinarians to learn more from their clinical experiences. 

Jon Carr with student

Mar 13, 2018

The Business of Partnership

Dr. Jon Carr, Jenkins Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Poole College of Management, is all in when it comes to building partnerships and engaging in research to advance entrepreneurship at NC State. 

Larry Coats and Fred Manley signing gift agreement

Mar 13, 2018

New Ag Ed Scholarship Honors Retired Teacher

A new scholarship offered by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences will help juniors and seniors who want to be agricultural teachers but face financial or other obstacles. The scholarship was established by CALS alumnus Larry Coats and honors Fred William Manley, a 1959 graduate who devoted 41 years of his life to teaching. 

Mar 13, 2018

Osborne Scholarship Gives Grad Students Freedom to Focus

Five graduate students in the College of Textiles were recently awarded the Gordon and Marjorie Osborne Scholarship. Established by a gift from the Gordon and Marjorie Osborne Foundation, the scholarship helps recruit a competitive and diverse group of grad students – and helps recipients focus on their studies instead of worrying about how to make ends meet. 

Students work on a control forest burn

Feb 21, 2018

A Safer Defense

At NC State’s Textile Protection and Comfort Center, the Wildland Firefighters Shelter project team are working to save lives. 

golden retriever peeking over a wall

Jan 30, 2018

A New Program for Aging Animals

Advances in veterinary medicine help animals live longer, and with a larger population of aging companion animals comes a new set of medical needs. Generous donor support lays the groundwork for an innovative gerontology program at NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine that will take the lead in addressing these challenges.