Stories From Nov 2017

Nov 29, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

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.

Nov 28, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Nov 22, 2017  |  Campus Life

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.

Nov 16, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

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.

Nov 16, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Nov 16, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Nov 13, 2017  |  Campus Life

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.

Nov 13, 2017  |  Campus Life

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.

Nov 13, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

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.

Nov 10, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

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.