Stories From 2018

Jan 17, 2018  |  Faculty and Staff

Barrangou Wins NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences

Rodolphe Barrangou wins yet another prestigious award for his discovery of the genetic mechanisms and proteins driving CRISPR-Cas systems.

Jan 17, 2018  |  Campus Life

Olympian Now Champions NC State

U.S. Olympic Hall-of-Famer Jean Driscoll is ready for a new challenge: building support for NC State’s acclaimed College of Design. The elite Paralympic athlete and eight-time Boston Marathon winner is the college’s new executive director of development.

Jan 17, 2018  |  Campus Life

Smart Insulin Patch May Aid Future Therapies

Yanqi Ye, biomedical engineering student, is exploring ways to use micro-needles in a skin patch prevent and control diabetes and skin cancer.

Jan 17, 2018  |  Campus Life

Campus Energy, Water Savings Continue in 2017

NC State Energy Management releases the 2017 Strategic Energy and Water Report, highlighting NC State's ongoing progress in meeting its energy and water-savings goals.

Jan 17, 2018  |  Faculty and Staff

University of Georgia Honors NC State Education Prof

Marc Grimmett, an associate professor in the College of Education, is one of five recipients of UGA’s Distinguished Alumni Award.

Jan 17, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Designing the Next Generation of Hair Dyes

A new NC State database reveals promising approaches to making safer, more sustainable hair color.

Jan 17, 2018  |  Campus Life

More LimeBikes on the Way

After a successful first semester with thousands of riders, bike share on NC State’s campus is expanding in 2018.

Jan 16, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Why Don’t Turtles Still Have Tail Spikes? Researchers Explain Why Tail Weaponry is Rare

The evolution of tail weaponry in Ankylosaurus and Stegosaurus required a ‘perfect storm’ of traits that aren’t seen in living animals, which is why tail weaponry is rare even in the fossil record.

Jan 16, 2018  |  The Abstract

How Winter Temps Can Affect Your Spring Fishing

Recent research has changed what we know about spotted seatrout and cold weather.

Jan 11, 2018  |  Service and Community

Think Tank Credits NC State for Raleigh Prosperity

The Milken Institute gives NC State high marks for helping to drive Raleigh’s fast-growing economy, noting the university’s role in research, innovation and economic development.