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.
NC State’s Green Football Results
Here's what happened when multiple NC State partners worked together to create the first zero-waste football season at Carter-Finley Stadium.
Gifting a Drone for Holidays? Read On
Unmanned aviation systems and recreational drones are a popular gift item. Here are a few things to know before you take flight.
Helminck Wins Public Service Award
Former head of NC State's Department of Mathematics Loek Helminck will receive the 2016 Distinguished Public Service Award from the American Mathematical Society.
Forbes Names Yow to Powerful List
NC State athletics director Debbie Yow, finishing up her fifth year as the leader of the Wolfpack, was No. 16 on Forbes' list of the most powerful women in sports.
Meet a Finalist in PCM Dean Search
NC State welcomes a candidate for dean of the Poole College of Management next week. Don’t miss an open forum on campus Dec. 15.