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November 2019

Nov 21, 2019

Billie Richardson: A Woman of Firsts

This article originally appeared on College of Engineering News. Plans to build the first nuclear reactor on a university campus brought Frances Marian (Billie) Richardson to NC State in 1951. She… 

Nov 20, 2019

Don’t Stress: Keeping Turkeys Cool

BY REBECCA NAGY As the global population continues to grow, so does the demand for meat products.  This had led to genetic advances in agriculture, including turkey. These genetic lines… 

Nov 19, 2019

Graduate Student of the Week: Enrique Pena

Who is your advisor and what are you studying? Dr. Jason Ward. M.S. in Bio and Ag Engineering. I am studying the different applications of precision farming that are applied… 

Nov 18, 2019

Dream Job: Engineering Solutions To Improve Global Health

November 5, 2019 | Carla Davis This article was originally by the NC State Sustainability Office. Looking for a career that integrates sustainability? This new series spotlights NC State alumni who are making a… 

Nov 7, 2019

Alpha Epsilon Hosts Speed Networking Events

Alpha Epsilon hosted a speed networking event for current students in the department.   Graduates from both the biological engineering and biological and agricultural engineering technology program attended the event.… 

Nov 7, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Jackie Ammons

Jackie Ammons graduated in 2015 with a degree in biological engineering and a concentration in environmental engineering. She currently works as a hydraulic components engineer at Caterpillar, Inc. What brought…