Stories From May 2017

May 24, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

Daubert Named M.U. Vice Chancellor and Dean

Christopher R. Daubert, head of the NC State Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, has been named vice chancellor and dean of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources at the University of Missouri.

May 22, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Field of ‘Sexting’ Research Finds Little to Worry About

A recent analysis of research into how so-called “sexting” may affect sexual behavior finds that it has little impact on sexual activity – but highlights significant shortcomings in the research itself.

May 18, 2017  |  Events

Theatrefest 2017 Adds Drama to Summer

Theatrefest 2017 will bring three theatrical productions to NC State during the month of June. Tickets are on sale now, and faculty and staff get a discount.

May 18, 2017  |  Frontpage

Big Reveal for Nonwovens

Curious about the mysteries of the new nonwovens facility? Take a look at what's under the 65-foot ceilings during an open house on Friday.

May 18, 2017  |  Campus Life

Here Comes the Construction Equipment

There are no super-sized construction projects on the books for the coming months, but that doesn't mean there won't a few traffic hurdles here and there before students return in August.

May 18, 2017  |  Awards and Honors

Western Manor Apartments Lead Pack In Recycling Competition

Residents of NC State’s Western Manor Apartments led the Wolfpack to its strongest finish yet in a nationwide collegiate recycling competition this winter. RecycleMania is a national competition of more than 300 universities competing to reduce campus landfill waste while also boosting recycling and composting rates.

May 18, 2017  |  Service and Community

Spotlight on Giving: Kathryn Hair

Kathryn Hair knows the importance of private giving, both as a donor and as a business and tech app analyst for Advancement Services.

May 18, 2017  |  Service and Community

Don’t Miss Upcoming Farm to Fork Events

The Center for Environmental Farming Systems’ Farm to Fork Weekend is coming soon. Tickets are still available for the Sustainable Supper featuring food writer and culinary historian Michael Twitty and for the Farm to Fork Picnic.

May 18, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Water Efficiency in Rural Areas is Getting Worse, Even as it Improves in Urban Centers

A nationwide analysis of water use over the past 30 years finds that there is a disconnect between rural and urban areas, with most urban areas becoming more water efficient and most rural areas becoming less and less efficient over time.

May 17, 2017

Forests in Flux

Changes in temperature and rainfall patterns are shifting the trees in our forests, with hardwood species moving inland and evergreens moving north.