Stories From Aug 2017

Aug 29, 2017  |  The Abstract

Fatty Acids and Itchy Skin – a Q&A with Santosh Mishra

Researchers pinpoint previously unknown mediators for itch and pain in the skin.

Aug 29, 2017  |  The Abstract

Technique Gives Brewers Data to Improve Fermentation Control

New technique lets brewers monitor fermentation to better control brewing time and quality of future beers.

Aug 28, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

Breaking Bread Program Seeks Hosts

A campus program matches American hosts with international students for cross-cultural conversations and a meal. Find out how you can participate.

Aug 24, 2017  |  HR and Finance

Special Bonus Leave Added by End of August

Employees eligible for the special bonus leave recently allocated by the North Carolina General Assembly in the 2017-18 annual budget can access that time by the end of August. Those who have used vacation time since July 1 can retroactively request special bonus leave in place of annual leave. Some restrictions apply.

Aug 24, 2017  |  Campus Life

Record-Breaking Year in Philanthropy

NC State is in the midst of its most ambitious fundraising campaign and donors are responding in extraordinary, record-setting fashion.

Aug 24, 2017  |  Campus Life

Gregg Museum Reveals First-Class Renovation

The Gregg Museum reopens this weekend in its new complex on Hillsborough Street. Director Roger Manley explains how the museum grew from an informal collection into an impressive home for the arts.

Aug 24, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Reduced Performance Triggers Turnover for Nonprofit Executives

Nonprofit organizations that have declining expenditures – an indication of reduced operations – are more likely to seek new leadership, according to a new study.

Aug 24, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

1 in 5 Women With Postpartum Mood Disorders Keep Quiet

A recent study finds 21 percent of recent mothers experiencing postpartum mood disorders, such as anxiety and depression, do not disclose their symptoms to healthcare providers.

Aug 23, 2017  |  Events

Faculty Rockers Pay Tribute to Led Zeppelin

Five members of the NC State faculty are part of the Quadrivium Project, a Led Zeppelin tribute band that will perform two shows at Stewart Theatre this weekend.

Aug 23, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study of Homeless Finds Women at Disadvantage for Accessing Disability Benefits

A recent study of homeless adults finds women are at a significant disadvantage compared to men when it comes to accessing disability benefits.