Oct 30, 2014 | Campus Life
New Tech Aims to Improve Communication Between Dogs and Humans
NC State researchers have developed a suite of technologies that can be used to enhance communication between dogs and humans, which has applications in everything from search and rescue to service dogs to training our pets.
Oct 28, 2014 | Research and Innovation
New Technique Uses Bacteria’s Own CRISPR-Cas System to Turn Off Genes
NC State researchers have developed a technique that co-opts an immune system already present in bacteria and archaea to turn off specific genes or sets of genes – creating a powerful tool for future research on genetics and related fields.
Oct 27, 2014 | Service and Community
NC State Wins National Award for Preparing Rural School Leaders
The Northeast Leadership Academy, an NC State program to train principals for hard-to-staff rural schools, will be in the spotlight Nov. 20 in Washington, D.C.
Oct 24, 2014 | Research and Innovation
New Survey of Triangle Entrepreneurs Shows Optimism
NC State has launched a new quarterly survey to measure the outlook of Triangle entrepreneurs – and the initial results show significant optimism for increased revenue, spending and employment well into spring 2015.
Oct 22, 2014 | Service and Community
NC State Program Addresses Shortage of Mental Health Professionals
North Carolina State University’s Department of Social Work is launching a new workforce program to recruit and train graduate students for careers in mental health and substance abuse treatment.
Oct 21, 2014 | Research and Innovation
Researchers Take Big-Data Approach to Estimate Range of Electric Vehicles
NC State researchers have developed new software that estimates how much farther electric vehicles can drive before needing to recharge.
Oct 20, 2014 | Research and Innovation
NC State Researchers Advance Genome Editing Technique
NC State researchers advance gene cut-and-replace technique.
Oct 20, 2014 | Faculty and Staff
DeSimone Elected to All Three Branches of the National Academies
Joseph DeSimone has been elected to the Institute of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine a U. S. scientist can receive. He was previously elected to the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Sciences.
Oct 17, 2014 | Faculty and Staff
Narayan Earns N.C.’s Top Science Award
Jay Narayan is recognized by the state of North Carolina for his groundbreaking work in materials science. Find out how his research is leading to the development of high-efficiency LEDs that will save energy, reduce greenhouse emissions and contribute to the nation’s energy independence.
Oct 14, 2014 | Campus Life
Khayrallahs Give $8.1 Million for New Lebanese Diaspora Studies Center
An $8.1 million gift will fund a new center focusing on migrations, particularly the Lebanese diaspora.