Stories From Oct 2017

Oct 31, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Prenatal Exposure to BPA at ‘Safe’ Levels Can Affect Gene Expression in Developing Rat Brain

Prenatal exposure to BPA at very low levels affects gene expression in the developing rat brain.

Oct 31, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Ghost Forests of the East Coast

This is no Halloween legend: Ghost forests—dying trees caused by encroaching saltwater—are a growing problem on the East Coast.

Oct 30, 2017  |  Frontpage

Voltage-driven Liquid Metal Fractals

Low voltage makes high surface-tension liquid metal spread and form fractals

Oct 26, 2017  |  Events

Prague Students Welcome Chancellor Woodson

Students in Prague surprised Chancellor Randy Woodson with a Rube Goldberg machine to celebrate the expansion of the NC State European Center in Prague. This summer, the center opened NC State's only permanent overseas facility.

Oct 26, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff Giving

Engineering America’s Future

Associate professor Laura Bottomley, director of NC State's Women in Engineering and the Engineering Place, believes engineering is “a vehicle for the solution of every problem.”

Oct 26, 2017  |  Campus Life

New Fund Supports Research Outside the Lab

A collaboration between the Provost’s Office and the Office of Research, Innovation and Economic Development enables NC State to close a gap in research funding and support innovative work in multiple disciplines.

Oct 25, 2017  |  Events

Faces in the Crowd: Relationship Violence and College Black Women

Domestic Violence Awareness Month keynote speaker Lorraine D. Acker shared her research on relationship violence in the college setting with NC State students, faculty and staff Wednesday, October 18, 2017.

Oct 25, 2017

The Long Road to Retirement

Faculty and staff are invited to a free retirement discussion led by U.S. Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina, TIAA CEO Ron Pressman and professors from the Poole College of Management. Registration is required by Nov. 1.

Oct 25, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

In Memoriam: Banks C. Talley Jr.

Banks C. Talley Jr., longtime vice chancellor for student affairs and namesake of the Talley Student Union, died on Thursday. He is remembered for bringing a balanced education that included culture and arts for generations of NC State students.

Oct 25, 2017

Chancellor to Deliver Fall Address Nov. 3

Don’t miss the chancellor’s fall address for a review of NC State’s extraordinary year and a look at the opportunities and challenges ahead.

Oct 25, 2017  |  The Abstract

Stuck on You: Nanogel Capsule Helps Cardiac Stem Cells Stay Put

Nanogel capsule helps cardiac stem cells stay put.

Oct 25, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Technique Offers Advance in Testing Micro-Scale Compressive Strength of Cement

Researchers have, for the first time, used a “micropillar compression” technique to characterize the micro-scale strength of cement, allowing for the development of cement with desirable strength properties for civil engineering applications.

Oct 24, 2017

What Motivates College Students to Play Pokémon Go?

Playing Pokémon Go gets students moving, including those who aren't gamers. Public health experts say that's a good thing.

Oct 19, 2017  |  Campus Life

Diversity Education Week Oct. 22-28

Explore programs and workshops centered on diversity, inclusion, cultural competence, social justice and global awareness during the eighth annual Diversity Education Week. Download the Guidebook app for the full calendar of events.

Oct 19, 2017  |  Campus Life

Excitement Builds for Red and White Week

Faculty, staff, students and alumni gather from Oct. 29 to Nov. 4 to enjoy time-honored homecoming traditions alongside newer activities that are fast becoming Wolfpack favorites. Check out the full calendar to plan for the events you don’t want to miss.