Stories From Jul 2017

Jul 31, 2017  |  The Abstract

What Does Trump’s Climate Policy Mean for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals?

A new study tackles a big question: how much of an impact could Trump’s climate policies have?

Jul 27, 2017

NC State Research Explores How Private Schools, Families Make Voucher Decisions

New reports from education researchers provide insight on how school leaders and parents view a publicly funded voucher program to allow lower-income students to attend private schools.

Jul 27, 2017

Students, Postdocs Network with Industry Professionals

Students and postdocs will have the opportunity to network with a number of industry professionals during the Graduate School’s Industry Immersion Program, July 30-Aug. 4.

Jul 27, 2017  |  Students

Architecture Students Design, Build

A student-built facility will help advance productivity of the campus Agroecology Education Farm, which grows sustainable farm-to-fork produce for university dining halls.

Jul 27, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

NC State, UNC Find New Clues About ALS

NC State and UNC researchers are teaming up to reverse TDP-43 protein aggregation, a hallmark of degenerative diseases like ALS.

Jul 27, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff Giving

The Linguistics Behind Dialects

Grad student Jessica Hatcher educates high school students about sociolinguistics to promote inclusion and empathy.

Jul 24, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

High-Temperature Superconductivity in B-doped Q-Carbon

Researchers have significantly increased the temperature at which carbon-based materials act as superconductors, using a novel, boron-doped Q-carbon material.

Jul 24, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find Corn Gene Conferring Resistance to Multiple Plant Leaf Diseases

A specific gene in corn appears to be associated with resistance to two and possibly three different plant leaf diseases.

Jul 24, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Looming Progress

The weaving process comes to a halt when yarn runs out on a loom. NC State textiles researchers have applied to patent an innovative solution to reduce that downtime.

Jul 24, 2017  |  The Abstract

NASA Grant Funds Research Into Tracking UAVs

A new, NASA-funded project at NC State aims to develop new tools for navigation and surveillance of manned aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

Jul 21, 2017

Board of Visitors Adds New Members

NC State's Board of Visitors adds seven new members.

Jul 20, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Food Processing Innovation Center Poised to Boost N.C. Economy

The new North Carolina Food Processing Innovation Center could create jobs, revitalize rural communities, open new markets for entrepreneurs and farmers … and the list goes on.

Jul 20, 2017  |  The Abstract

Survey: Public Retains Positive Attitudes Toward Service and Support Animals

How do people feel about service, emotional support and therapy animals in public spaces? It can get a bit complicated, according to a new pilot study by NC State’s Regina Schoenfeld.

Jul 20, 2017

4-H Electric Congress Celebrates 70th Year

Every summer, North Carolina 4-H Electric Congress draws young people from across the state for hands-on learning, and fun, in science, technology, engineering and math related to electricity.

Jul 20, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff Giving

NC State Expanding Focus on Equine Health

There are big plans for a major expansion of equine health services at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Hospital in Raleigh.