Communicating Science to Skeptical Audiences
Conveying scientific findings to a skeptical audience can be a daunting task.
Arboretum Director: Helping Your Garden Grow
You want a green thumb, but your plants are all brown. Learn how heat and soil affect your garden, and why you should think about getting rid of your lawn.
Ancient Skulls Shed Light on Migration in the Roman Empire
Skeletal evidence shows that, hundreds of years after the Roman Republic conquered most of the Mediterranean world, coastal communities in what is now south and central Italy still bear distinct physical differences to one another.
Most State Pension Plans Paper Over Unfunded Liabilities
An analysis of state pension plans from across the country finds that the already troubling state of pension finances may be even worse than it first appears because many pension managers are making their plan’s financial condition look better by perpetually putting off payments.
Saving America’s Nuclear Industry
NC State is helping the nuclear energy industry remain a significant part of America's long-term energy portfolio.
Check Out the 2017 Common Reading Selection
"Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates is NC State’s 2017 Common Reading Program selection. Faculty, staff and students are invited to learn more about the text at NC State’s convocation on Aug. 14 in Reynolds Coliseum.
Small Changes Yield Big Results
Real-time, online weight management program addresses what’s arguably the biggest public health issue today: overweight and obesity.
Fighting Child Malnutrition in Haiti — With Goats
For more than a decade, professor Charlotte Farin and the NC State Haiti Goat Project have joined the country’s struggle against rampant childhood malnutrition. Now they plan to expand, doubling the number of protein-rich meals provided to schools each month.
Council Honored With 2017 Godwin Red Torch Award
Alumna Kathryn Council is honored for her work to further the mission of the NC State University Foundation. Learn about her generous efforts to support the university.
Keene Receives 1-Year Appointment to NSF as Program Officer
As a program officer with the National Science Foundation, the associate professor of mathematics education will be involved in grant proposals related to improving STEM Teaching at the Undergraduate Level.
AgPack Strong: A World of Possibilities
Kim Shearer has always loved plants. Shearer, who earned NC State degrees in plant biology and horticultural science in 2013, is now the tree and shrub breeder at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Ill.
How Culture and Education Interact in the Big Easy
Eight undergraduate College of Education students went on a cultural immersion trip to New Orleans to see how culture influences public education and understand how Hurricane Katrina affected local schools.
Huffman Named Head of Physics Department
Paul Huffman, a prominent nuclear physicist, has been named the new head of the Department of Physics.
12 Receive Awards for Excellence
Staff members from across NC State are recognized for exemplary service. Meet this year's winners of the University Awards for Excellence.
Eastman Partnership a Win-Win
Officials at Eastman Chemical say the company will renew its master research agreement with NC State, citing the benefits of the strategic partnership.