NC State’s Standout Scholars

As a high school senior with excellent test scores and top grades, Karli Moore faced a tough choice when it came time to pick a college. It didn’t help that she was accepted by every institution she applied to, including Ivy League schools Harvard and Dartmouth.

Rachel Turner ’12 Engages in Colic Recovery Research with College of Veterinary Medicine Professor

posted 2011.09.08 With the support of a Park Enrichment Grant, Rachel Turner ‘12 attended the 10th Annual International Colic Research Symposium in Indianapolis where her research on colic recovery was presented by Dr. Matthew Gerard, a clinical associate professor of large animal surgery in the NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine.   Rachel Turner analyzes equine colic data with Dr. Matthew Gerard. For the past year, Gerard and Turner have collaborated to determine risk factors that lead to the failure of
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Rachel Turner ’12 Helps Protect Federally Endangered Species at Gateway National Recreation Area

Sophomore Park Scholar Rachel Turner, an animal science major, recently completed a summer internship at the Sandy Hook Unit of the Gateway National Recreation Area in New Jersey. Gateway is administered by the National Park Service and encompasses a diverse ecosystem which includes ocean beaches, maritime forests and freshwater ponds. Nearly 300 species of birds use the area during fall and spring migration. Over the summer, Turner worked as part of a team that identified and monitored nests of the
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