Sea Grant Staff Earn National Awards
Michael P. Voiland, N.C. Sea Grant executive director, received a Sea Grant Association President's Award at a conference in New Orleans. Several other Sea Grant members have earned national awards recently.
Hostile Environments Encourage Political Action In Immigrant Communities
A new study from North Carolina State University finds that anti-immigrant practices – such as anti-immigrant legislation or protests – are likely to backfire, and spur increased political action from immigrant communities. The study examined political activity in 52 metropolitan […]
Provost Finalists to Speak on Campus
The national search for a new provost is down to three finalists who will visit campus for a final round of interviews and an open forum this month.
CHASS Faculty Take Leadership Roles
Two faculty are taking leadership roles in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Dr. Maria Pramaggiore will become director of film studies in January. Dr. James Kiwanuka-Tondo has been named director of international studies.
Poll: Public To Vote Against Its Interests On International Trade
Polling data collected by North Carolina State University researchers in advance of the 2010 election show that potential voters in North Carolina who oppose international free trade agreements are more likely to vote for the candidate who does not reflect […]
Researchers Developing Real-Time Electronic Monitoring For Coastal Waters
Researchers from North Carolina State University are developing a cost-effective electronic monitoring system that will enable researchers to advance our understanding of critical coastal ecosystems by allowing users to track water-quality data from these waters in real time, thanks to […]
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, […]