Stories From Oct 2017

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.

Oct 19, 2017  |  Events

Take Home a Bit of Campus

NC State Grounds and Building Services will hold a yard sale on Friday, Nov. 3, of bricks, pavers and firewood recycled from various parts around campus.

Oct 19, 2017  |  Students

Students Start Business to Tackle Textile Waste

NC State students and Park Scholars Emily Neville and Carly Kvietok launched Reborn Clothing Co. to revive clothes you no longer wear into new, useful products.

Oct 19, 2017  |  Alumni

A Desire to Help Others

After a meaningful student experience at NC State, Ghazale Johnston is now a leading advocate for the university, giving of both her time and resources.

Oct 19, 2017  |  Campus Life

Certify Your Workplace, Campus Event for Sustainability

NC State’s University Sustainability Office offers certification for campus workplaces and campus events that incorporate sustainability practices.

Oct 19, 2017  |  The Abstract

Study Finds Grad Students Benefit From Industry-University Collaborations

A new study finds graduate students garner professional benefits from being trained as part of research consortia that bring together university and industry partners.