Hinks Named Dean of NC State’s College of Textiles
David Hinks, who served as the college's interim leader for more than a year, is an expert in color and dye chemistry.
DeSimone to Receive National Medal of Technology and Innovation
The White House announced on Tuesday, Dec. 22 the latest recipients of the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation – our nation’s highest honors for achievement and leadership in advancing the fields of science and […]
Magnetic Nanoparticle Chains Offer New Technique for Controlling Soft Robots
Researchers have developed a new technique that uses chains of magnetic nanoparticles to remotely control new “soft robots.”
A Researcher’s Journey
Heba Al-Mohsin wanted one thing as she pursued her doctorate: the opportunity to do her own research in the laboratory. Follow her remarkable journey from Saudi Arabia to the University of Washington to NC State, which will conclude at Friday's commencement exercises.
French Film Festival in January
NC State will host the inaugural Tournées Film Festival from Jan. 14-Feb. 11, 2016, featuring six contemporary and classic French films.
Similar ‘States’ of Football
NC State will face Mississippi State in the 2015 Belk Bowl at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte on Dec. 30 at 3:30 p.m. It's the third time the two similar schools have played against each other in postseason bowl games.
Hand-Me-Down Gowns? Kinda
Since 2011, NC State Bookstores has sold graduation gowns made in sustainable style from recycled plastic bottles.
NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony Dec. 18
Nearly 3,600 students will graduate this week.
‘Shattered Glass’ Confronts Loss, Grief
Poet and NC State alumnus Mohammad Moussa returns to Raleigh for a performance that grapples with the raw emotions left in the wake of the Chapel Hill shootings.
New Metamaterial Manipulates Sound to Improve Acoustic Imaging
Researchers have developed a metamaterial made of paper and aluminum that can manipulate acoustic waves to more than double the resolution of acoustic imaging, focus acoustic waves, and control the angles at which sound passes through the metamaterial.
Energy-Saving Tips for Winter Break
Turn off the lights when you leave for the winter holiday break next week to help the university avoid energy costs while everyone is away. Since the program began in 2004, the university has saved $2.76 million.
This is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Veronica Augustyn
Veronica Augustyn explains how her childhood fascination with gemstones led her to do research on new materials for use in fuel cells and batteries.
What Motivates Older Adults to Stay Mentally Active?
As we age, it can be harder to do what’s good for the mind. Now researchers are trying to learn more about what affects our motivation to engage in cognitively-rewarding tasks.
Domain Size and Purity Key to Efficient Organic Solar Cells
As solar energy becomes more popular, the drive to create more efficient, less expensive solar cells increases. Solar energy is abundant, but the devices we use to collect that energy have an efficiency problem – currently, the most efficient polymer-based […]
Student Project Evolves Into New Tool for the Biotech Industry
When Scott Vu started working on a computer science research project as a teenager, he didn’t realize he would end up launching a company designed to help the biotechnology industry operate more efficiently.