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College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Dec 12, 2016

Student Spotlight: Bone Scholar Laura Johnson Aims High

Fourth-generation farmer Laura Johnson is a CALS Bone Scholar. The program, established by Dale and Genia Bone, supports qualifying students from North Carolina farm families. 

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Nov 28, 2016

Opportunities to Grow

The Ag Institute at NC State provides a hands-on technical education in agriculture and related areas. 

Nov 14, 2016

CALS Alumnus and Supporter Tab Williams Dies

Arthur Tab Williams Jr., 88, a distinguished College of Agriculture and Life Sciences graduate, passed away Oct. 25. A successful businessman, he funded scholarships benefiting hundreds of NC State students. 

Nov 14, 2016

New Scholarship Endowment Supports Rural Students

The newly established Sam and Stacy Pardue CALS Scholarship Endowment, which honors Lloyd and Joan Pardue, will support undergraduate students from Yadkin and surrounding North Carolina counties. 

Nov 2, 2016

Facilitating Farm to Fork

Distinguished professor Dr. Nancy Creamer is at the forefront of efforts to use local food systems for the benefit North Carolina’s economy and citizens’ health and well-being. 

Nov 2, 2016

Private Support Helping Hatch Success

With support from Joe and Debbie Gordon, the STEAM Program offers rural students a range of routes to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

Sep 9, 2016

Gates Foundation Grant Fuels NC State Study of Devastating Crop Disease

An ongoing NC State partnership to defeat a disease of cassava, a key African food crop, got a boost recently with a $2.15 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr. Linda Hanley-Bowdoin, William Neal Reynolds Professor of Plant and Microbial Biology, is principal investigator. 

Aug 29, 2016

Mr. Sweet Potato’s Legacy

North Carolina’s sweet potato growers are building an endowment at NC State to ensure that a most successful university-industry partnership endures. 

Aug 18, 2016

Student Spotlight: Montana York Bridges Law and Agriculture

First-generation college student Montana York is a CALS Ambassador double-majoring in political science and agricultural science. She also is the Garnett Whitehurst Scholar, supported through a Farm-to-Philanthropy endowment. 

Aug 3, 2016

Agricultural Institute Launches Initiative for Veterans

NC State's Agricultural Institute is seeking scholarship donors to support its new initiative for military veterans.