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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. 

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. 

Oct 14, 2014 | Campus Life

A Home For History

For more than 150 years, millions of Lebanese have emigrated and created successful diaspora communities across the world. Yet there has never been a center outside of Lebanon devoted to learning their stories. An $8.1 million gift from Dr. Moise A. Khayrallah and his wife, Vera Khayrallah, will change that. 

Oct 13, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Bio-Inspired ‘Nano-Cocoons’ Offer Targeted Drug Delivery Against Cancer Cells

Researchers have developed a drug delivery system consisting of nanoscale “cocoons” made of DNA that target cancer cells and trick the cells into absorbing the cocoon before unleashing anticancer drugs. 

Oct 6, 2014 | Service and Community

Roads Less Traveled: Fall Family Trips off the Beaten Path

North Carolina's extended fall offers plenty of chances to enjoy the colorful foliage on family outings from the mountains to the coast. 

Oct 2, 2014 | Campus Life

Award Will Help NC State Researcher Put Computer Science Theory Into Practice

Blair Sullivan of NC State will receive one of only 14 $1.5 million Moore Investigator Awards for her work on transforming theoretical algorithms into practical tools that could be used in fields ranging from biomedical science to business analytics.