Category: Fall 2019

Carolina Kettle Chips founder Josh Monahan tosses bags of potato chips in the air like a happy juggler.

Oct 7, 2019

Up-And-Coming Entrepreneurs Set Their Sights on Food

From pound cake to produce to honey sriracha potato chips, food is a hot commodity – meet a few of the CALS students and young alumni who are taking the North Carolina food industry to the next level.

Sep 24, 2019

CALS Genetic Engineering Expert: “The Biggest Battle Ahead is … Misinformation”

As genetic engineering grabs international headlines, CALS professor Fred Gould works to ensure clear and accurate communication with the public – and focus given to the greater good.

BAE labs interior

Sep 24, 2019

“They Used To Say, ‘It’s So Depressing!'”: Neil Bain and the BAE Renovations

The ongoing transformation of the 63-year-old Weaver Labs complex has a champion: Neil Bain.

Lab renovation in progress

Sep 24, 2019

Before and After: CALS Renovation Nation

Laboratories that haven't been renovated since 1967? Not anymore. CALS' year of transformation isn't just about new construction, thanks to our visionary department heads.

A man named Carroll Joyner wearing a cowboy hat and a red NC State polo shirt smiles at you from behind a cattle fence, green grass and a cloudless blue sky behind him.

Sep 24, 2019

The Power of Giving: Entrepreneur and Philanthropist (and CALS Alum) Carroll Joyner

From dishwashing to afford college to becoming one of NC State's most generous and lauded philanthropists, E. Carroll Joyner has a life story worth reading. He recently established an endowment to maintain the Beef Education Unit for decades to come.

Extension pioneer Minnie Miller Brown

Sep 24, 2019

Rural Life Got Healthier, Thanks To Minnie Brown: CALS Archive, 1971

A poignant look at 1960s-era rural North Carolina – through the eyes of Extension pioneer Minnie Miller Brown as she worked to create change.

Kyle Mayberry in field

Sep 24, 2019

From Brickyard to Biltmore

Animal science grad Kyle Mayberry has one of the most unusual jobs in agriculture: director of livestock at the Biltmore Estate.

CALS Ph.D. candidate Emily Reed stands boldly in front of a gas station, giant mosquito trap on one hip, gazing into the future.

Sep 24, 2019

Hunting the Mosquito Superhighway

Ph.D. student Emily Reed uses cutting-edge genetics to investigate the most aggressive invasive mosquito species in the world – and whether they're borrowing our infrastructure to spread.

Rendering of Plant Sciences Building Courtyard

Sep 23, 2019

New Construction At-A-Glance

It's the largest infrastructure expansion in CALS history. Take a look at six major building projects.

Dean Linton at PSI construction site

Sep 23, 2019

Scissors and Shovels: CALS’ Year of Transformation

In just one year, CALS saw six new major projects either break ground or open doors – the largest infrastructure expansion in college history. A look at what’s up, what’s next and why you should care.