Stories From May 2017

May 31, 2017  |  Partners

Giving Families a Voice in North Carolina’s Child Welfare System

Children are among the most vulnerable members of society, and NC State’s Kara Allen-Eckard is helping to lead an effort to better serve at-risk children and their families in North Carolina.

May 30, 2017  |  Partners

Triangle Smart Cities to Hold First Summit June 6

NC State and the City of Raleigh are hosting the first Triangle Smart Cities Summit June 6 at the Hunt Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus.

May 26, 2017  |  Alumni

Above the Battlefields of World War I

James Allen Higgs Jr., a Raleigh native and two-time engineering graduate of NC State, had a birds-eye view of the battlefields of France during the First World War.

May 25, 2017  |  The Abstract

You May Be A Scientist And Not Know It

Science is a process, not a collection of facts. (Though the facts are pretty interesting.)

May 25, 2017

Sign Up for Summer OIT Classes

Take advantage of professional development opportunities offered by the Office of Information Technology this summer. Your brain will thank you.

May 25, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find New Way to Control Light with Electric Fields

NC State researchers have discovered a technique for controlling light with electric fields.

May 24, 2017  |  Campus Life

Cal Poly’s Beaton to Talk on Cyber Threats

Attend a free talk on the cybersecurity threats facing research communities at the I.T. Littleton Seminar.

May 24, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

Learn About REPORTER at NC State

NC State’s Registration Platform for Non-Credit Activity and Required Training is a cross-university solution for tracking, managing and reporting non-degree credit activities. It measures external outreach, internal training and non-credit activities, to assess their impact across the university and beyond.

May 24, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

60 Seconds With Neuroscientist John Meitzen

Meet NC State neuroscientist John Meitzen, who researches how the human brain works and helps the public understand it.

May 24, 2017  |  Campus Life

Students Share Value of Graduate Education With Legislators

In visits at the General Assembly, NC State students describe the importance of student research, the need for more graduate degree recipients in the workforce and the importance of student funding.