NC State, Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences Get $1 Million Grant
North Carolina State University and The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences have received a $1 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease to study why some patients have serious liver reactions to otherwise safe […]
Human Rights Day
Chancellor Jim Woodward signed a proclamation for the campus observance of Human Rights Day, marking the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations in 1948.
From Garden to Classroom
Julieta Sherk followed that passion for edible plants to NC State, where she joined the faculty this semester as a new assistant professor of landscape design in the horticultural science department.
Judy Kertész is co-curator of “IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas” – a new exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington, D.C.
Forestry extension specialist can discuss Christmas tree production, fertility and business management. Read more about this expert.
Debunking Fears: Latino Growth Does Not Boost Crime
Rural industries, such as meat-packing and textile manufacturing, create job opportunities that have brought significant numbers of Latino workers and their families to small- and medium-sized towns. This influx of Latino migrants is often met with resistance from other residents, […]
NC State Vets Lead Way in Disaster Response for Animals
Most people can picture the first responders who come to the rescue in the wake of a natural disaster. But who provides emergency help for the dogs, cats and horses that people love? And who takes care of the cows, […]
NC State Holds Forensic Science Symposium for National and State Law Enforcement
North Carolina State University will hold its second annual forensic science symposium –including demonstrations and discussions of cutting-edge crime scene investigation technology and techniques – on Tuesday, Dec. 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the College of Textiles. […]
Mayor Proclaims Mindy Sopher Day
Mindy Sopher, an academic adviser in the Office of Advising and Student Services, was honored with her own day. Raleigh Mayor Charles Meeker proclaimed Friday, Nov. 20, as Mindy Sopher Day.
McCorkle Publishes Collection
English Professor Jill McCorkle has published Going Away Shoes, her latest collection of short stories.
Taylor Appointed to Advisory Board
The Foundation for Ethics in Public Service has appointed Andrew J. Taylor, chair and professor of political science, to its advisory board.
Dunn Wins Book Award
Dr. Rob Dunn, assistant professor of biology, won the natural history category of the 2009 National Outdoor Book Awards.
Hall Renamed for Joab Thomas
South Gardner Hall was renamed Thomas Hall on Nov. 19, in honor of Dr. Joab L. Thomas, NC State’s ninth chancellor.
Research on the Half Shell
NC State researchers and partners will lend a hand with a project to revitalize oyster beds along the Pamlico Sound and create jobs in an industry that has suffered during the recent economic downturn.
The Science of Santa
New research shows that Santa is able to make his appointed rounds through the pioneering use of cutting-edge science and technology.