Meeting the Grand Challenges
NC State builds leaders. Just ask freshman Brian Schuster, who helped plan an international event attended by a legendary entrepreneur, two college deans and his fellow students, each armed with big ideas ranging from the creation of easy-to-use blood-counting devices to providing nuclear-based heat to remote Alaskan communities.
Electroactive Polymer Design Opens Door To ‘Full Screen’ Displays For The Blind
Imagine if your computer only allowed you to see one line at a time, no matter what you were doing – reading e-mail, looking at a Web site, doing research. That’s the challenge facing blind computer users today. But new […]
Day By Day: Why We Forget To Take Our Medicine, And What We Can Do About It
For many people, remembering to take a daily medication can be the difference between life and death. Yet, people forget all the time. Now a landmark study from North Carolina State University has found that changes in daily behavior have […]
Scorpion Venom Provides Clues to Cause, Treatment of Pancreatitis
A Brazilian scorpion has provided researchers at North Carolina State University and East Carolina University insight into venom’s effects on the ability of certain cells to release critical components. The findings may prove useful in understanding diseases like pancreatitis or […]
In video games, the concept of the "do-over" is familiar to players: replaying a level or situation again, using knowledge from previous tries to get it right. Doctoral student Chris Hazard has taken that idea to the next level with his groundbreaking game Achron, generating buzz with gamers and interest from the U.S. Army.
Melton Heads Crop Science
Dr. Tom Melton, assistant director of Cooperative Extension and director of the National Science Foundation Center for Integrated Pest Management, been named interim head of the Department of Crop Science in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.
Martin Leads Budget Office
Joy Martin has been named interim assistant dean for finance and business in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Guion Named Assistant Dean
Dr. Lisa Guion has been named assistant dean for diversity, outreach and engagement in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Veterinary Faculty Honored
Dr. Richard Mansmann and Dr. Martin Liebstein-Bellia were honored by professional organizations.
Matt Shipman earns national recognition for his efforts to help victims of domestic violence. Find out how you can help, too.