Stories From Mar 2013

Mar 29, 2013

Study Finds Heat Key Factor In Population Growth Of Some Urban Insect Pests

New research from North Carolina State University finds that higher temperatures found in urban environments are a key contributor to higher populations of insect pests called scale insects – indicating that an increase in temperatures associated with global climate change […]

Mar 28, 2013

Video Game at the Hunt Library

A group of computer science and design students at NC State designed a video game to show off the technology in the new Hunt Library.

Mar 28, 2013

Hunt Library Dedication April 3

Be sure to drop by the Hunt Library on Wednesday, April 3, and be part of NC State history. The university will show off the new high-tech facility with a formal dedication ceremony and reception.

Mar 27, 2013

Give a Shout Out to Staff

The Staff Senate has implemented a new program, "Give a Shout Out to Staff,” to recognize staff members who make NC State a great place to work .

Mar 27, 2013

International Seed Grants Awarded

Seven faculty members will receive funds through the Internationalization Seed Grant program this year.

Mar 25, 2013

Radiation Detection for the Smartphone Era

Add radiation detection to the list of tasks your smartphone can handle, thanks to senior nuclear engineering major Mark Delgado.

Mar 25, 2013

Free Event on Big Data

Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend an informational program on big data analytics next month.

Mar 25, 2013

Fitness Winners Shape Up

Winners of our fitness contest rallied together to lose weight, lower blood pressures and become hooked on exercise. Check out their progress.

Mar 22, 2013

Outdoor Education Helps Minority Students Close Gap in Environmental Literacy

Environmental education programs that took middle school students outdoors to learn helped minority students close a gap in environmental literacy, according to research from North Carolina State University. The study, published March 22 in PLOS ONE, showed that time outdoors […]

Mar 22, 2013

Green Housekeeping

The use of green cleaning products at NC State saves money while protecting the environment.