Perspectives Online, The Magazine of The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Winter 2008 Issue

contents Winter 2008
Eric Hinesley works to restore the Atlantic White Cedar and to replant wildfire-ravaged acres in eastern North Carolina. Sweetpotatoes may be a fuel of the future, at least in North Carolina. CALS researchers battle wheat disease in Kenya. In a summer course, high-school teachers sharpen their laboratory research skills — and take the tools back to their schools to inspire future scientists. Extension’s T.I.M.E. program buys time for high-school students to practice ‘real’ science. CALS students learn about sustainable agriculture in a global context through ecosystem exploration. Landscape design professor teaches, practices sustainability – with a ‘magical ambiance.’