O&E Incentive Grants Available
Faculty seeking support for outreach and engagement work may apply for financial support through the Office of Outreach and Engagement. The deadline is Jan. 16.
Researchers Inadvertently Boost Surface Area of Nickel Nanoparticles for Catalysis
A technique designed to coat nickel nanoparticles with silica shells actually fragments the material – creating a small core of oxidized nickel surrounded by smaller satellites.
Donors Chime In to Complete Belltower
A gift from Bill and Frances Henry of Gastonia caps decades of effort to complete the Memorial Tower, NC State’s iconic structure honoring alumni killed in the First World War. The Belltower will ultimately feature the full complement of 54 bells, carillon and interior stairs as originally designed.
Severin Named Head of English Department
Laura Severin, a longtime faculty member and administrator at NC State, takes the helm of the English department in January.
Researchers Find Diffusion Plays Unusual Signaling Role in Drosophila Embryos
Research shows that diffusion plays an unexpected role in cell differentiation during the early stages of development in the embryos of Drosophila.
More Than a Numbers Game: New Technique Gauges Microbial Communities by Biomass
New technique allows researchers to get a more in-depth view of microbial communities.
NC State Unveils New Title IX Posters
The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity has published a new Title IX poster series. The posters are intended for display in all campus buildings as part of NC State’s compliance efforts in accordance with Title IX of the U.S. Education Amendments of 1972.
Nubian Message Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Representing the African-American voice in media at NC State, the Nubian Message marks its 25th anniversary on November 30. Austin Butler interviews Editor-In-Chief Anahzsa Jones to find out how the publication plans to celebrate.
Dunnagan Inspires, Engages as Staff Senate Chair
Meet DELTA’s Cathi Dunnagan, who is dedicated to inspiring and developing strong and engaged leaders as chair of the Staff Senate.
Cancer Immunotherapy Uses Melanin Against Melanoma
Researchers have developed a melanin-enhanced cancer immunotherapy technique that can also serve as a vaccine, based on early experiments done in a mouse model.
NC State Celebrates Native American Heritage, Culture
Amberlina Alston remembers a puzzling statement a classmate made last semester. “This guy said he thought all Natives got their college paid for,” Alston says. “And I’m like, ‘No, that’s definitely not true.’” It’s one of many stereotypes that Alston […]
Study: More Neuroscience Research Articles Are Reporting the Sex of Laboratory Animals
The number of neuroscience research studies reporting the sex of lab animals increased significantly in the current decade, though sex bias remains present.
Libraries Offer New Writing, Editing Tool for Researchers
NCSU Libraries is running a yearlong trial of Overleaf, a program that helps scholars write, edit, format and share drafts of articles, posters, theses and lab reports.
Events Slated for Transgender Awareness Week
NC State's GLBT Center leads the campus observation of Transgender Awareness Week from Tuesday, Nov. 14 through Monday, Nov. 20. Events include Transgender Day of Remembrance, honoring transgender individuals who were murdered over the past year.
People of Poe | Rachael Debnam-O’Dea on the Changing Landscape of English Education
Meet Rachael Debnam-O’Dea, world traveler, former high school English teacher and current second-year doctoral student in the College of Education.