NC State Shelton Forum to Focus on Strategic Leadership and Global Change
Retired Gen. Dan McNeill, commander of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in 2007 and 2008, will give a keynote speech at North Carolina State University’s General Hugh Shelton Leadership Forum on Friday, Nov. 5, at the McKimmon Center.
Charges Of Political Corruption Have Little Impact On Voter Opinion
Republican claims of political corruption in North Carolina’s Democratic Party have made little impact on public opinion among potential voters in the state, according to new polling data analyzed by North Carolina State University researchers. The findings show that highlighting […]
NC State Develops More Precise Genetic ‘Off Switches’
Researchers at North Carolina State University have found a way to “cage” genetic off switches in such a way that they can be activated when exposed to UV light. Their technology gives scientists a more precise way to control and […]
How Long Should DNA Strands Be?
This is not a purely abstract question (pun intended). Complementary strands of DNA are drawn to one another like magnets and iron filings – a trait that has created the emerging field of DNA self-assembly. But research, and industrial application, […]
NC State Takes Lead on Gates Foundation Grant
NC State, which was awarded a Gates Foundation Grant on behalf of a community partnership, will coordinate a Partners for Postsecondary Success project in Raleigh.
Chancellor Works on Sundae
Is a giant ice cream sundae sustainable? Not when you serve 2,500 free samples to everyone on the Brickyard. Watch the conspicuous consumption.
Coming in Loud and Clear
A few themes emerged loud and clear at the strategic planning town hall meeting on Tuesday. Employees are ready to break down silos, make NC State a more comprehensive university and encourage way more collaboration across disciplines. Find out who said what.
More Time to Help
Citing the extraordinary needs facing North Carolina charities during the economic downturn, Chancellor Randy Woodson has extended the Wolfpack Gives Back campaign for two more weeks. Find out how you can help.
Too Much SP2 Protein Turns Stem Cells Into “Evil Twin” Tumor-forming Cancer Cells
Researchers at North Carolina State University have found that the overproduction of a key protein in stem cells causes those stem cells to form cancerous tumors. Their work may lead to new treatments for a variety of cancers. Dr. Jon […]
Waschka Trumpet Concerto in Spotlight
A trumpet concerto by NC State composer Rodney Waschka will be featured on an upcoming CD from the London Schubert Players Chamber Orchestra.