Stories From Mar 2017

Mar 31, 2017  |  The Abstract

The Value of Science is Reflected in Your Everyday Decisions

There’s been a fair amount of discussion recently about the value of science and whether it’s worth supporting.

Mar 30, 2017  |  Events

Rock ‘N’ Roll Races Through Campus

Watch out for Rock 'N' Roll racers this weekend as Raleigh hosts one of its biggest running events of the year. The three races will impact traffic around campus Saturday and Sunday. "No parking" notices have already been posted.

Mar 30, 2017  |  Athletics

Annual Kay Yow Spring Football Game is Saturday

Get an early preview of the 2017 football season on Saturday at Carter-Finley Stadium when the NC State Wolfpack hosts its annual Kay Yow Spring Football game at 1 p.m. Gates open at 10:30 a.m. and there will be a faculty and staff appreciation event prior to the game.

Mar 30, 2017  |  Events

Understanding Human Perception Through IVEs

A research team from NC State's Center for Geospatial Analytics will show off their work next Friday at the Coffee and Viz seminar at Hunt Library on Centennial Campus. Learn more about the fascinating future of visualization technologies in this Q&A with College of Design doctoral candidate Payam Tabrizian.

Mar 30, 2017  |  The Abstract

Compete And Win Prizes By Capturing Wildlife (With Your Phone)

See who can capture the most photos of wildlife and plants across the Triangle as part of this year’s City Nature Challenge, which runs April 14-18.

Mar 30, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Beyond Graphene: Advances Make Reduced Graphene Oxide Electronics Feasible

Researchers have developed a way to convert positively charged reduced graphene oxide (rGO) into negatively charged rGO, creating a layered material that can be used to develop rGO-based transistors for use in electronic devices.

Mar 30, 2017  |  The Abstract

The Importance of Seeds: a Q&A with Rob Dunn

There is little genetic diversity among the crops that are most important for feeding people around the world. Rob Dunn's new book explores this issue and why it matters.

Mar 29, 2017  |  Events

Adler Gives Annual Sternberg Lecture

William Adler, Distinguished University Professor of Religious Studies and currently a Fellow at the Israel Institute for Advanced Studies, gave the prestigious Sternberg Lecture on the Study of Religion at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on March 20.

Mar 29, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

DELTA Grants Help Faculty Explore, Create, Innovate

Learn more about how to successfully apply for 2017 DELTA Grants at informational workshops and group consultations. All applications are due on May 5.

Mar 29, 2017  |  Events

Take Part in NC State’s Earth Month Activities

With more than 50 events on and around campus, find multiple ways to celebrate Earth Month in April.