Stories From Apr 2017

Apr 20, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

Exploratory Grants Generate Solutions

Faculty and staff can consider applying for a DELTA exploratory grant. Deadline for all DELTA grant applications is May 5.

Apr 19, 2017  |  Academics

4 Reasons Veterans Choose NC State Online

For many active-duty military members and veterans, NC State's Online and Distance Education offers flexibility in continuing their educations. Here are a few reasons that make NC State the perfect choice for earning a degree.

Apr 19, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

Grant Funds Solutions for N.C. Defense Sector

NC State leads an effort to help North Carolina defense-related businesses impacted by federal budget cuts. The initiative is funded by a $2 million DOD grant.

Apr 19, 2017  |  Awards and Honors

Chemistry Professor Sniffs Out Excellence

Chemistry professor Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo was recently named a winner of the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award from the UNC system Board of Governors.

Apr 18, 2017  |  Frontpage

NC State Researchers Predict ‘Normal’ 2017 Hurricane Season for East Coast

NC State researchers predict ‘normal’ 2017 hurricane season for East coast

Apr 18, 2017  |  Events

Get a Sneak Peek of NC State Startups at the Lulu eGames LIVE

NC State entrepreneurs will showcase their innovative products and new ventures Thursday, April 20 at the annual Lulu eGames LIVE startup competition.

Apr 17, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study Offers Hope, Sheds Light on How Vets Respond to Trauma

A study of military veterans who went through trauma finds that those who have related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are also more likely to experience “post-traumatic growth” – such as an increased appreciation of life, awareness of new possibilities and enhanced inner strength.

Apr 13, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Data Detectives

NC State leads the Consortium for Nonproliferation Enabling Capabilities, a national effort to stop the illegal proliferation of nuclear weapons.

Apr 13, 2017

Attend Outreach and Engagement Awards

Mark your calendar for this year’s Outreach & Engagement awards celebration, scheduled for April 25 at the McKimmon Center.

Apr 13, 2017  |  Campus Life

Dean, Faculty and Alum Headline Story Collider Event

Jeff Braden, dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, joins an eclectic group of storytellers at a free Story Collider event in Kinston April 18. The five speakers will relate true, personal stories about blazing new trails and exploring new territory in science.

Apr 13, 2017  |  Campus Life

Study Abroad Launches Student Gateway

Students planning to travel for university-affiliated activities outside the country are now required to register in advance via an international travel gateway. The new site will help NC State provide timely emergency response and other support services if necessary.

Apr 13, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

Apply for Well Wolfpack Certification

Apply now through April 28 for Well Wolfpack Certification. Fill out an online form to find out how your college, department or unit ranks in four categories.

Apr 13, 2017

NC State’s Alex Hsain Wins Truman Scholarship

Hanan “Alex” Hsain, a junior majoring in materials science and engineering at NC State, has been awarded a 2017 Truman Scholarship.

Apr 12, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Release First Chemical Map of Dyes From Historic Dye Library

The first chemical “map” of dyes from the Max A. Weaver Dye Library has been released. The information could assist researchers in developing dyes with desirable properties.

Apr 12, 2017

Researchers Make the First Flexible Memory Device Using Oxide Ferroelectric Material

Flexible thin films could be useful in wearable memory devices.