Stories From Sep 2017

Sep 29, 2017

New Program Supports Students Pursuing Doctorates

NC State’s TRIO Programs launch a new initiative that focuses on first-generation students, students with limited resources and students from underrepresented groups who are seeking doctorates.

Sep 29, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Climate’s Effects on Flowers Critical for Bumble Bees

New NC State research shows that earlier and longer flowering seasons have detrimental effects on bumble bees.

Sep 28, 2017  |  Events

GLBT History Month: Resistance Through Existence

The theme of this year’s GLBT History Month is “Resistance Through Existence,” which will center the voices that are often marginalized and celebrate the myriad of identities within the GLBT community.

Sep 28, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

Nominations for Faculty Awards Sought

Nominate an outstanding faculty member for recognition at the university or system level. Check out a list of upcoming nomination opportunities, including deadlines and details about numerous awards.

Sep 28, 2017  |  Athletics

Faculty, Staff Athletics Discounts

Check out these employee discounts for upcoming athletics events, including next Thursday's home football game against Louisville.

Sep 28, 2017  |  The Abstract

Signal Flare – How Heart Muscle Cells Protect Themselves From Viral Invaders

The heart has a unique way to protect itself from viral invasion – a chemical first alert system that warns cells to arm themselves.

Sep 28, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study Finds Driving Speed Affected When a Driver’s Mind ‘Wanders’

Research finds that driving speed fluctuates more when a driver’s mind wanders from focusing on the act of driving.

Sep 27, 2017  |  Campus Life

Dining Reaches Out to Students With Diabetes

NC State Dining expands efforts to support students with diabetes, allergies and other dietary needs. Learn how this proactive approach helps create a welcoming environment for students.

Sep 27, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Innovative Projects Present at ACCelerate Festival

Pioneering NC State projects that blend art and science take center stage at the ACCelerate Festival in October. Learn more about the upcoming three-day event in the nation’s capital.

Sep 27, 2017  |  Campus Life

PNC Bank Named Official Bank of NC State

PNC Bank becomes NC State's official bank.

Sep 26, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Older Drivers Adapt Their Thinking to Improve Road Hazard Detection

A recent study finds older drivers adapt their responses in heavy traffic to better identify road hazards.

Sep 25, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

Military Lessons: Sustainment and Sustainability

Brig. Gen. Allen Boyette, a double graduate in engineering who serves as NC State's interim senior director for energy systems for facilities and maintenance, is active member of the North Carolina National Guard.

Sep 25, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study: There Is Almost No Research on What Distinguishes Potential Terrorists

A recent analysis of the existing research on factors associated with an individual’s risk for engaging in terrorist activity highlights how little we know about these factors.

Sep 22, 2017

NC State Takes Part in ACC Creativity Festival

NC State joins ACC schools to display innovative, interdisciplinary research at Smithsonian Institute in October.

Sep 21, 2017  |  Events

Get ‘Ants’-y with CALS Alum

CALS alumna and author Eleanor Spicer Rice will fill you in on your closest — and tiniest — neighbors at an appearance on Tuesday at Raleigh's Quail Ridge Books.