Stories From Mar 2017

Mar 29, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Kids’ Wildlife Preferences Differ from Island to Mainland

NC State research with children from the Bahamas and North Carolina helps us understand the next generation's priorities for wildlife conservation.

Mar 29, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Control Soft Robots Using Magnetic Fields

Engineers have made a fundamental advance in controlling so-called soft robots, using magnetic fields to remotely manipulate microparticle chains embedded in soft robotic devices.

Mar 27, 2017

Words Matter When Math Teachers Describe Student Learning

Whether you remember being in the "high" or "low" math group in elementary school, you'll relate to new NC State research about describing students' math work.

Mar 27, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Cookbooks Give Readers (Mostly) Bad Advice On Food Safety

A recent study finds bestselling cookbooks offer readers little useful advice about food safety, and much of the advice they do provide is inaccurate and not based on sound science.

Mar 23, 2017  |  Campus Life

Function in Fine Form

At first glance, Hunt Library has no shortage of style. But a closer look at the building’s most eye-catching and celebrated features reveals meticulous planning and ongoing, forward-thinking development of the space.

Mar 23, 2017  |  Campus Life

Orchestra Director Honored for Innovation

Peter Askim is recognized for his work programming the music of living American composers. Learn more about NC State’s groundbreaking orchestral program and its upcoming concerts in Stewart Theatre.

Mar 23, 2017  |  Awards and Honors

Engineering Jumps in Graduate Rankings

The NC State College of Engineering jumped to No. 25 overall and No. 13 among public engineering schools in graduate engineering programs, up two spots from last year's rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

Mar 23, 2017  |  Events

A Wealth of Financial Advice

April is Financial Literacy Month and Dollars and Sense at NC State is offering more than a dozen financial advice events to help students, faculty and staff navigate the dangerous waters of wealth, debt and all money-related matters. The kickoff event is Monday, April 3, at the Talley Student Union.

Mar 23, 2017  |  Events

Staff Appreciation at Spring Football Game

Faculty and staff can receive up to four tickets to an employee appreciate event prior to the 2017 Kay Yow Spring Football game, which is slated for April 1 at Carter-Finley Stadium. Registration is required in advance.

Mar 23, 2017  |  Events

Get Ready for Rock ‘N’ Roll Redux

The Raleigh Rock 'N' Roll marathon and half-marathon return on April 2. Here's what you need to know if you live and work on Centennial Campus for this loud and lively weekend of running.